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Is the ACFW Conference Worth It?

by Lee Tobin McClain Why spend all that money going to an ACFW conference? Many reasons, but my main one is that it jump-started my writing career. Here’s how it played out: Five years ago, I attended ACFW in Indianapolis. … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Ballpark

By Tamara D. Fickas I’m not a big sports fan. I don’t really follow any of the big sports teams, although I do sometimes root for a team based on being the underdog, or the favored team, or because I … Continue reading

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I Have to Stay Home from the Conference

By Tamela Hancock Murray (Editor’s Note: ACFW congratulates Tamela on being named the 2017 Agent of the Year at our recent conference). As I mentioned in several recent posts about conferences, sometimes your best decision is to stay home. For … Continue reading

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Ten Things to Do If You are Missing the Conference

by Chandra Lynn Smith I love musicals. I also love thrillers and mysteries. I even love sappy romances and intense drama. If you saw my arms loaded down when I left the library or looked at the array of books … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer: God’s Will be Accomplished (Day 1)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 1 – 9/20/17 – THAT GOD’S WILL BE ACCOMPLISHED AT THE CONFERENCE Psalm 115:1  Not to us, O LORD, not to us but to Your name be the glory, because of Your … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer: Good Travel Weather (Day 2)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 2 – 9/19/17 – GOOD WEATHER FOR TRAVEL Dear Heavenly Father: We lift up the ACFW Conference in prayer. Please bless all those attending with good weather as they travel from … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer – Early Bird/Post Conference Sessions (Day 3)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 3 – 9/18/17 – EARLY BIRD AND POST CONFERENCE SESSIONS “…turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding…” Proverbs 2:2 Father, as we move from the Early Bird … Continue reading

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The Blog Post for People Who are Going to the ACFW Conference . . . and for People Who Aren’t

by Beth K. Vogt Two types of people are reading this blog: People going to the ACFW conference in Grapevine, Texas from September 21-24 People not going to the ACFW conference in Grapevine, Texas from September 21-24 This post is … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer: Wisdom for Executive Board (Day 4)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 4 – 9/17/17 – WISDOM IN DECISION MAKING FOR THE EXECUTIVE BOARD Father, we ask for wisdom for the ACFW Executive Board in all things surrounding the conference, and to administer … Continue reading

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Conference Prayer – Travel Safety (Day 5)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 5 – 9/16/17 – TRAVEL SAFETIES He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer – For Worship Pleasing to God (Day 6)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 6 – 9/15/17 –  FOR WORSHIP PLEASING TO GOD Lord Jesus, our goal here on earth and in Heaven is to please You with our worship and praise. Holy Spirit, we … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer: Health For All Attending Conference (Day 7)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 7 – 9/14/17 – HEALTH FOR ALL ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE Lord, You made our bodies, and You designed the way they work. We ask that during our conference, You give those … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer: For A Smooth Registration (Day 8)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 8 – 9/13/17 – FOR A SMOOTH REGISTRATION “And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to … Continue reading

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Attacking Atychiphobia

By Andrea Boeshaar What’s Atychiphobia? In my book My Heart Belongs in The Shenandoah Valley: Lily’s Dilemma, I address atychiphobia or the fear of failure. One of my two main characters, Mac Albright, is terrified to fail. For him, it’s … Continue reading

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ACFW Conference Prayer – For Casey Miller/Appointments (Day 9)

2017 ACFW CONFERENCE – 40 DAYS OF PRAYER DAY 9 – 9/12/17 – CASEY MILLER AS HE FINALIZES APPOINTMENTS Heavenly Father, we thank You for bringing Casey Miller to this conference to provide the important service of scheduling all ACFW … Continue reading

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