Phil Callaway is an award-winning author, speaker, and daddy of three. The best-selling author of twenty-five books, he hosts the daily radio show Laugh Again which airs across North America, the UK, and Africa. He is a frequent guest on national radio and TV, and his humorous stories on family life have been featured in hundreds of magazines worldwide. But he insists that his greatest achievement was convincing his wife to marry him. Phil lives in Canada with his high school sweetheart who usually finds him funny.



Phil Callaway is an award-winning author and speaker, known worldwide for his humorous yet perceptive look at life. He's the best-selling author of 25 books including Laughing Matters, I Used to Have Answers…Now I Have Kids, Making Life Rich Without Any Money, and Family Squeeze. He hosts the daily radio program Laugh Again* which is broadcast across North America, the UK, and English-speaking Africa. Phil's writings have been translated into languages like Polish, Chinese, Spanish, German, Dutch, Indonesian, and English (one of which he speaks fluently!)

His list of accomplishments also includes shutting off the TV to listen to his children’s questions (twice), taking out the garbage without being told (once), and convincing his high school sweetheart to marry him (once).

Described as “Dave Barry with a message,” Callaway is a popular speaker for corporations, conferences, camps, cruise ships, and marriage retreats. He is a frequent guest on national radio and television, and partners with Compassion, an international child development agency. Phil’s writings have won more than a dozen international awards. His 5-part video series The Big Picture has been viewed in 80,000 churches worldwide.

Callaway was editor of Servant magazine, which he helped start in 1989 with the goal of encouraging, edifying, and educating readers. A general interest magazine, Servant is now read in more than 100 countries. Subscribe or read it here. Phil is a syndicated columnist and has published hundreds of articles in such publications as Marriage Partnership, New Man, Home Life, Decision, and Faith & Friends.

He is based in Canada where he lives with Ramona and a dog named Mojo. Their three adult children are scattered around the globe, but come home for meals as often as they can. Apart from hanging out with his family, one of Phil's greatest passions is telling stories that help people laugh and learn about the things that matter most.