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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 37

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 37 – 8/15/17 – ACFW MEMBERS UNABLE TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 38

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 38 – 8/14/17 – KEYNOTE SPEAKER Then the Lord put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the Lord said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth. —Jeremiah 1:9 Lord, today … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 39

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 39 – 8/13/17 – THE AUDIO/VISUAL TEAM 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayer; Remembering without ceasing your work … Continue reading

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ACFW 40 Days of Prayer: Day 40

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 40 – 8/12/17 – GOD’S PRESENCE AND BLESSING Dear Heavenly Father, Please bless this conference with your Presence, Peace, and Provision. Help the attendees to be led by You. Guide every … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: August 2017

August 2017 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Action/Adventure: Imperfect Lies by Elizabeth Noyes — When another woman emerges from the past to claim Mallory Cameron’s happily ever after, … Continue reading

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In the Beginning was the Word

By Davalynn Spencer When I landed in the newsroom as a crime-beat reporter, the editor gave me a printout stressing the importance of tight writing. “The Lord’s prayer has 66 words,” the memo said. “The Gettysburg address, 286.” His point: … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases – July 2017

July 2017 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: On Love’s Gentle Shore by Liz Johnson — When Natalie O’Ryan’s fiancé books their wedding in her hometown, Natalie … Continue reading

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Being Equipped

By Henry McLaughlin God has a will, or a plan for each of us. Psalm 139:16 (NLT) tells us, You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: June 2017

June 2017 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Engaged by Julie Arduini — Trish Maxwell returns to Speculator Falls with egg on her face and apologies to … Continue reading

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Connections Matter

By Donna L.H. Smith I’ve always heard it said, “It’s not always what you know, it’s who you know.” It’s the same for Christian publishing, too. When I first started writing, I knew very few people, and had few connections. … Continue reading

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Recalculating

By Ane Mulligan I love GPS. When I grew up in Southern California, everything was laid out in a grid; streets ran north and south or east and west. There would be an odd diagonal street, too. If you missed … Continue reading

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Getting Prepared

By Lorraine Beatty As long as I can remember, I’ve collected stuff. I’m not talking about collecting Depression glass, or snuff boxes or hand carved walking canes. I’m talking about collecting odd bits of information. Useless facts, tidbits of knowledge … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: May 2017

May 2017 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Amish Brides by Jennifer Beckstrand, Molly Jebber, Amy Lillard — Under bright blue skies, wedding bells ring–fulfilling sweet dreams, … Continue reading

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Conference Takeaway

By Donna K. Rice Spring brings a busy conference season for both the writing and ministry arenas. In April, I attended Mount Hermon Writers Conference, came home and repacked, then headed for our ministerial fellowship’s women’s conference. The first weekend … Continue reading

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Where Do Ideas Come From?

By Melanie Dickerson I get a lot of emails and messages from teen writers asking for writing tips. The two questions I get asked most frequently: “Where do you get your ideas?” and “What do you do when you get … Continue reading

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