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

Mack's Corner

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The Kid I use to teach school at Cypress Jr High. I was also a coach and a Young Life Leader. We had a kid, Tim,  who was always a mystery to me. He was a great athlete, a good looking kid, smart, quick witted, lots of friends, everything you could hope for and I always knew where to find him: in the principal's office. He was in there every day. He was always in trouble. He made the basketball team (not easy, over 100 kids tried out) 3 years in a row and got kicked off... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, November 26, 2016

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Stacking Chairs We were stacking chairs after Wednesday night dinner one time and I was in a hurry to get it done, so I was throwing chairs from everywhere. One of the guys helping was watching me and asked "Mack, How many chairs have you stacked before?".. I said "Can you tell?" … "Yeah I can tell." … "Let's just say I've had a lot of practice" … Before we moved in to the main sanctuary that we're in now we... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, November 19, 2016

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Brennan's…. The Honeymoon P.K. and I got married 38 years ago  (May 20). Most of our honeymoon was in New Orleans. We had walked all over town, seen Jackson square, had beignets at Café Du Monde, walked up and down Bourbon Street, had dinner at a couple of fancy restaurants and still had another day. So I was looking for something that was fun, relaxing and would kill most of the morning. I had read about "Breakfast at Brennan's". I... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, November 12, 2016

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I don't need no stinking Holiday Inn, I've got a tent!!! I've been thinking about New Orleans, I actually went there on my Honeymoon. When PK & I got married she planned the wedding and I planned the honeymoon. We got married downtown at Calvary Episcopal Church at 10am. The whole service took 12 minutes. It was still a pretty big wedding. There were a couple of hundred people at the reception. All of my best men/groomsmen wore morning suites with striped ties.... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, November 5, 2016