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ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

This week’s volunteer is Carole Brown who is one of the assistants with the ACFW Book Club, reading the books for the month and conducting the discussions. She is also the Ohio Area Coordinator and doing a wonderful job. She … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer: Day Twenty Five

Please join us in today’s prayer, written by a member of ACFW’s Forty Days of Prayer team. For the technology at the conference to work: 1 Corinthians 14:33a: “For God is not a God of disorder but of peace.” Dear … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer: Day Thirty Two

Please join us in today’s prayer, written by a member of ACFW’s Forty Days of Prayer team. Brandilyn Collins as she emcees Psalm 45:1–My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my verses to the King; My tongue is … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer: Day Thirty Three

Please join us in today’s prayer, written by a member of ACFW’s Forty Days of Prayer team. Finances for those attending Psalms 121: 2 “My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.” Heavenly Father, you made us … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer: Day Thirty Four

Please join us in today’s prayer, written by a member of ACFW’s Forty Days of Prayer team. Those teaching elective classes Prov. 8:1–Does not wisdom call, and understanding lift up her voice? Heavenly Father, thank you for those who are … Continue reading

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ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

Another volunteer we depend on is Sally Bradley. She has agreed to head up our 40 days of prayer for the conference again–she has done it in the past. The prayers right before conference are such an inspiration for us. … Continue reading

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ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

Another volunteer whom I’m privileged to spotlight is Jan Warren, a member of WIN-ACFW. Jan Warren was one of the founding members of WIN, the first ACFW local chapter. She was the original “Rose Lady” who presented silk roses in … Continue reading

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ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

Another outstanding volunteer for ACFW is Dorothy Featherling, one of the founders of the CenTex chapter. She served as the president of that ACFW chapter for four years. She is one of the members responsible for making contact and networking … Continue reading

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New Releases for August 2011

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. A Horseman’s Heart by Myra Johnson — Romance from Barbour/Heartsong. When Kip Lorimer shows up with a horse to donate to the family’s equine therapy … Continue reading

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Changes in Publishing: an Optimist’s Perspective Chip MacGregor

Regarding the closing of Heartsong Presents, and the changes it means for Christian novelists, may I offer a perspective from a longtime literary agent? First, this isn’t really a surprise. Mass market fiction in print form is going away — … Continue reading

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ACFW’s Volunteer Spotlight

I’m pleased to announce that Lacy Williams, a fellow Oklahoman, is in our Volunteer Spotlight this week. Lacy is currently the president of a local ACFW chapter–OCFW. She schedules and coordinates the speakers for the chapter as well as working … Continue reading

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The ACFW Conference: Mountains and Valleys: Janice Thompson

Good morning everyone! I hope you’re having a happy Thursday. I’m a wee bit late getting this post up because I’ve been sick this week. Things are on the upswing, however! I wanted to share from my heart about some … Continue reading

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ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

Donna Schlachter is the volunteer we are spotlighting this week. She has served the past four years as treasurer for HIS Writers. During this time she has taken on many duties outside of a traditional treasurer role in both her … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference: a Wise Business Investment Plus a Means to Mentor

I think the most common question I’ve been asked since being published has been, “How did you do it?” My answer is always, unequivocally, “With the help of others who were willing to mentor me.” The next question (especially if … Continue reading

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ACFW Volunteer Spotlight

This week we are highlighting Jill Hups. She has been with HIS Writers from the beginning. She served a four-year term as secretary, and when she reached term limit, was willing to serve as vice-president. A visionary, she makes extra … Continue reading

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