Mack's Corner | Hope Church Memphis, TN - April 2016

Mack's Corner

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This week 5-3-16 My end of the Deal I was a volunteer Young Life leader in Memphis for 15 years. My first club was at Kingsbury High School, then later I started the north Memphis club which had kids from Kingsbury, Cyprus, Northside, and Tresvant and a few others. A young life club is like a church youth group without the church. We met once a week at somebody's house, took kids to camp, did fun stuff, told them about Christ. Most people were leaders while they were... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 30, 2016

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This week 4-26-16 Work smart, Think Hard! A few yers ago one of the tram drivers told me I needed to get some speed bumps put in where the trams cross the road, just to slow people down a little bit. I thought that was a pretty good idea except getting the asphalt guys out here for one speed bump is kinda expensive. They charge you for the trip and the asphalt. So I found a plastic molded one online for cheap. It was bright yellow so everyone would see it and I could... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 23, 2016

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This week 4-19-16 Extreme tech support! A few years ago several of our video guys went to NAB. That's where all the big video people come every year to show off all of their newest latest greatest stuff. Sony, and Adobe, and Dream Works, and everybody who does video or movies was there. The really cool thing is that everybody brings all of their main people, not just a bunch of salesmen. They bring the guy who invented the lens for their new camera, or... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 16, 2016

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Step up or look away? If you've never been to the Leadership Summit, you need to go. It has been at Christ Methodist the last few years, usually in August. A few years back the most interesting speakers were Colin Powell and Jimmy Carter because instead of hearing them speak on leadership, they were interviewed about different situations that they had been part of as President and Secretary of State, National Security Advisor and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. You... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Wednesday, April 6, 2016