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Sacred Journey: Taking God to the Golf Course

Christian golfers at this year's Master's tournament in Augusta, Ga., are seeking ways to make the home of the Masters more famous as the home of "the Master," Jesus Christ. Read Transcript


REPORTER: DAVID COOK WROTE A

BEST SELLER ABOUT A FICTIONAL

GOLFER THAT LED TO THE MOVIE

"SEVEN DAYS IN UTOPIA."

GOLF'S SACRE

JOURNEY."

LIFE GOLFERS.

A STAGGERING NUMBER HAVE WRITTEN

TO TELL HIM ABOUT THE BOOK.

I HAVE ASKED JESUS TO BECOME

THE LORD OF MY LIFE.

WE HAD 60,000 THE FIRST MONTH

AND 129 THE NEXT MONTH.

REPORTER: NOW JOINED BY THE

SEQUEL "JOHNNY'S U.S. OPEN."

JIM SEECREST HAS GIVEN OUT MANY

BOOKS AND SAYS MANY ARE DOING

THE SAME.

80,000 OF THE FIRST 100,000

BOOKS WENT OUT IN PACKS OF TEN.

THAT IS THE JOHNNY PROJECT.

REPORTER: JOHNNY

REVOLUTIONIZERS GOLFS PLAY AND

POINTS THEM TO ETERNITY.

SAYS I WANT

TO BE A JOHNNY.

IT IS NOT JUST GUYS.

AUGUSTA'S MADELINE TURNER HAS

GIVEN AWAY 50.

TWO IN MY BAG AND TWO IN MY

CAR.

WHEN I START RUNNING LOW I GET

THE SHAKES.

REPORTER: TURNER'S FRIEND TOM

SAYS IT IS HELPFUL.

THIS LITTLE BOOK MAY SHOW YOU

BALANCE.IND RHYTHM AND

MCKINLEYER: PASTOR

GOLF MINISTRY SINCE

THEY WERE LESS THAN TWO MILES

FROM THE MASTERS.

INTERNATIONAL

AUGUSTA.IN

REPORTER: FRIEND DAVID COOK

INSISTED THEY USE THE LAST WORD.

AUGUSTA IS THE NAME THAT WILL

DRAW PEOPLE TO YOU FROM ALL OVER

THE WORLD ONE DAY BECAUSE OF ONE

GOD, AUGUSTA WILL BE KNOWN FOR

THE MASTER VS. THE MASTERS.

THIS IS THE HOME AND HEART OF

THE JOHNNY PROJECT.

WHAT A WONDERFUL WAY TO SHARE

THE LOVE OF CHRIST AND BE ABLE

TO CHANGE SOMEBODY'S LIFE.

REPORTER: CARSON MCDANIEL SAW

THIS UP CLOSE IN THE LIFE OF A

FRIEND TRACEY HE HAD BEEN

PRAYING FOR.

ONE DAY THEY WERE GOLFING IN

OKLAHOMA.

TRACY SAID CARSON, I NEED TO

TELL YOU SOMETHING, I GAVE MY

LIFE TO THE LORD.

ON A 100 DEGREE DAY IN OKLAHOMA,

IT GAVE ME CHILLS.

REPORTER: TRACY TOLD MCDANIEL

IT WAS BECAUSE OF THE PROJECT.

JOHNNY PROJECT GROUPS ARE

FORMING AROUND THE COUNTRY AND

THEY HELD A NATIONAL RETREAT TO

STEP IT UP A NOTCH.

MANY GOLFERS WILL NEVER GO INTO

A CHURCH TO FIND GOD SO

CHRISTIANS NEED TO TAKE GOD TO

THE GOLF COURSES.

IT IS A RELAXED OPPORTUNITY

TO HAVE NATURAL CONVERSATION

WITH PEOPLE.

WHAT BETTER WAY TO FIND OUT

WHERE A MAN OR WOMAN IS IN THEIR

LIFE AND ARE THEY HAVING TRIALS

OR TRIBULATION.

IT IS SUCH A PEACEFUL QUIET

ENVIRONMENT.

YOU CAN SHARE YOUR LIFE.

ECCLESIASTES SAYS GOD HAS

PLANTED ETERNITY IN THE HEART OF

EVERY MAN.

LIKE AEJUST NEED

FELLOW GOLFER TO SHOW THEM HOW

TO REACH IT.

PAUL STRAND, CBN NEWS, AUGUSTA.

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