Mack's Corner | Hope Church Memphis, TN - June 2015

Mack's Corner

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This week 06-30-15 Almost sounds like a movie Both of my parents went to the University or Texas. For people in Texas, it's simply "The University". I once told my aunt that a friend of mine went to UT-Knoxville and she said (not trying to be funny, but asking an honest question).. "I didn't know we had a campus in Knoxville?". My parents went there in the 40's. My Mom lived in a dorm called SRD and my father was a waiter there. The girls actually sat down at big... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 27, 2015

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This week 06-23-15 A Field Trip every day!! I've decided that I should have been a truck driver. The idea of getting up early, driving a few hundred miles, having breakfast at a truck stop about 9am, dropping off what ever I've got in the truck and then driving home really sounds great to me.(I know it's not that easy, but it is in my mind) I think this is a hold over from taking field trips when I was in school. A field trip day was always the best day. It meant... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 20, 2015

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This week 06-16-15 Assume you don't know anything! Most summers the Hope staff goes to the Leadership Summit put on by Willow Creek Church. I always learn a bunch of thing, but mostly I learn how to think differently. Most people really miss out on one of the great thing in life: Other people's intelegence. If you think that anybody who doen't think the same things that you do is not worth listening to, then you are a shallow person. For instance.. Here's a quick list... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 13, 2015

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This week 06-09-15 Ya What?  We went to Clarksdale a few years ago with some good friends. It was a fun field trip to go eat dinner at Madidi. You probably don't know what that is… It was Morgan Freeman's restaurant. It was a great place. ( Madidi Restaurant ) The food was really good, one of best places I've been to. And the restaurant was very nice, nice art, big old-time long bar, pine plank floors, nice lighting. And right in the middle of old downtown Clarksdale.... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 6, 2015