Mack's Corner | Hope Church Memphis, TN - October 2017

Mack's Corner

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Intriguing People   A few years ago a friend of mine put me in her magazine as one of the 20 most intriguing people in Memphis. Not really the cover of Rolling Stone, but it was nice of her. The problem with stuff like that is that you have to live up to it. People will say "Hey there's Mack, he's supposed to be one of the most intriguing people in Memphis, I'll go talk to him" …then they come back  …"Well how was... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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Pass the meatloaf   There were only 2 times that I remember when my mom made me go be friends with a kid because she was friends with the kid's parents. The first time was a Saturday morning, it was raining, but there was a great football game on TV, good day to stay in, watch the game, goof off, and eat leftovers. I was ready to get comfy and settle in when my mom walked in, looked at my brother and me and said "get dressed, you're going to this... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, October 21, 2017

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The Slap   My buddy Lewie and I used to coach Jr High football together at Cypress Jr High. We coached the 8th grade team and helped with the 9th grade team. The 9th grade team had won the region for the last 10 years and was playing Kingsbury. Kingsbury was the 2nd best team in the league behind us, but we still should have beat them by 3 touchdowns. At the end of the 1st half Kingsbury was ahead 7-0. We were playing terrible. The coach of the 9th grade team was... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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The Class   When I was going to school at Memphis State I took a class called "Data Structures". It was by far my favorite class that I ever took in college. The first day I walked in I was early, first one there, so I took a seat and waited to see who would come in. The first group was 5 oriental guys. I had already seen these guys in 2 other classes the year before. I hated taking classes with these guys,  I liked them fine, they were very nice, I... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, October 7, 2017