Steve Sappington CommunicationsAugust 2011



Happy August!

I hope you'll join me in praying for rain for the large areas of the U.S. which have been suffering this year from heat and lack of rain.

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I have a favor to ask: I have been working to have a book signing event at the local Mardel Christian Bookstore, here in Waco. Mardel hasn't yet agreed to carry my book in all their stores, since I'm a first-time author. I'm hoping that we can have a good turnout here in my hometown store, so that the buyers at Mardel's headquarters in Oklahoma City will allow me to have book signings in additional Mardel stores.

Would you please send an email to and request that they allow us to have a book signing at the Waco Mardel store? Thank you so much. If you'd like, you can read the chapter titles, the Foreword by Paul J. Meyer, testimonials and sample chapters of Today's WORD on Money™ at

Thought for August:

In the midst of the U.S. drought and the political disagreements as to whether our country's problem is debt or if it's our debt ceiling, I'm reminded of the prophet Elijah, who said in 1 Kings 18:24:

"Then you call on the name of your gods, and I will call on the name of the LORD; and the God who answers by fire, He is God." So all the people answered and said, "It is well spoken."

This is one of my favorite Bible stories, and it's so appropriate for the times in which we live. I encourage you to read it in 1 Kings 18. May we all act and speak with Elijah's faith, assurance and insight regarding what God says is right, as we deal with scarcities of rain, money, and wisdom in this country.

Until September,