The Last Gift

Going Underground

On August 13, 1971 (a Friday, I believe), the devil invited millions of demons from the far corners of the Western Hemisphere to the annual Creative Chaos Convention held 300 miles beneath Texas. It was a hot day even above ground, and attendance was mandatory."Fellow...

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Drive-By Golfers

We were on the first tee, two friends and I, when he roared up in his own custom-made cart. "May I join you?" He asked, pleasantly enough. Of course he could. We introduced ourselves to him, but he wouldn't volunteer his name. His eyes were shifty, never landing on us...

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Clubhouse Christian

Did you know there are people out there who call themselves golf historians? It's amazing. They can talk circles around you or me when it comes to golf. If you bump into a golf historian or find yourself golfing with one for a round, you may discover fascinating...

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Divine Mulligans

I'm so thankful that God says, "You'll never measure up, so accept the gift of grace from One who did. It's the one key that will unlock heaven's door." Listen to these liberating words of grace: "Because of the sacrifice of the Messiah, his blood poured out on the...

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Fore Is Short for Forgiveness

My son almost killed a friend of mine the other day. It's not something we talk about a lot around town. In fact, only a handful of people know about it.Until now.The first tee box beckons us with promises of hope and the opportunity to start again. It's something my...

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The Invitation

Let's pretend that one day along about the middle of July, your spouse (if you have one) hands you the cordless and says, "It's Tiger-Tiger Woods." You are sipping lemonade at the time and lounging in a hammock you purchased on sale at Wal-Mart when it dropped below...

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Independence Day

When my wife and I were first married, we were introduced to a remarkable man by the name of Larry Burkett through a video series on managing your money. Among other things we learned to budget and to do something incredibly radical: spend less than we make.I didn't...

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Phil Callaway