ACFW Conference Memories

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It seems like I just got back from Colorado’s conference and now ACFW’s is coming up fast. The picture is of Julie Dearyan getting autographs from Colleen Coble, Kristin Billerbeck and Diann Hunt during the book signing at last year’s conference. This week I’ve been working on a narrative history of ACFW. It’s hard to believe the organization is already …

Forty Days of Prayer – Day 38

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Day 38–James Scott BellJer. 1:9–Then the Lord stretched out His hand and touched my mouth, and the Lord said to me, Behold, I have put My words in your mouth.I thank you, Father, according to Jeremiah 1:9, for touching the mouth of Mr. James Scott Bell. I thank you for putting your words in his mouth, Lord. And just as …

Forty Days of Prayer – Day 39

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Day 39–For the conference committee Rom. 15:5–Now may the God who gives perseverance and encouragement grant you to be of the same mind with one another according to Christ Jesus. Father God, thank You for Your omnipotence, Your omnipresence, Your omniscience. In your sovereignty, you have chosen each committee member and have a plan for every one of them which …

40 Days of Prayer – Day 40

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Starting today and counting down each day to Conference registration, we will post a prayer here for the Conference; its preparations, the people involved, every aspect of the event. We owe a big thanks to Sally Bradley for coordinating this by collecting prayers written by ACFW members and assimilating them into the 40-day format. Sally, or someone else when she …

Interview with Editor Krista Stroever

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Welcome Krista Stroever, senior editor of Steeple Hill to the blog! Thanks for joining us, Krista. I’d like to talk about the upcoming ACFW conference in September. Robin: You’ve attended various conferences over the years. In your opinion, what makes ACFW’s conference stand out from the others? Krista: Few of the conferences I attend (with the exception of some of …

Interview with Steve Laube

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ACFW CONFERENCE INTERVIEW with “The” Steve Laube. Ronie Kendig interviewed her agent about the upcoming conference….here’s that interview. I am delighted to host an interview with my fabulous agent, Steve Laube. He really gave great consideration in answering questions to help those attending the ACFW Conference in Dallas, September 20-23. ____________________________ Tell us a bit about yourself. I lived the …

Conference Blessings

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There is a very creative buzz in the air. Murmurings about the ACFW conference in Dallas this September. I can’t help remembering my first ACFW conference. I drove to Houston all by myself. That’s not unusual. I often drive to Houston by myself but this time I was attending a very large conference–alone. Sure I was meeting my online crit …

What Did I Miss?

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Last year for the first time, I was unable to attend ACFW. As a cofounder and cheerleader for this wonderful group, I felt as if I’d missed out on a major event in my life. Nothing beats spending a few days with fellow authors while renewing friendships and meeting the new members, singing God’s praises, honing my craft, sharing my …

Dallas Bound

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It’s so hard to believe that in 53 days we’ll be in Dallas! I don’t know about you, but I am really looking forward to conference. I’m excited about the sessions and everything I can learn. I’m excited about connecting with old friends and making new. I can’t wait for the praise and worship sessions and time in the prayer …