Mack's Corner | Hope Church Memphis, TN - March 2018

Mack's Corner

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Uzbekistan About 2 years ago some of the Global Missions guys asked me to send an email. They wanted to get Uzbekistan on TV. It's a small country near Afghanistan. The people there are nice and the food is good and it's one of the countries over there that likes America. They thought if Anthony Bourdain would put it on "No Reservations", his show (At the time) that travels all over the world, that it would be good PR and maybe people would travel there. I said OK,... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 31, 2018

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Sunglasses and Cake My son Macky's birthday is the week after next (April 3rd). He'll have parties for weeks, starting today. Birthday's last for several weeks at my house. That gives me time to forget and recover on my wife's birthday and you usually get more presents. Before Macky turned 22 he went to The Shrine School. All the kids there were handicapped like Macky. They all had CP and were 18 to 21 years old, mentally they are all 3 to 4 years old. Every year PK... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 24, 2018

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Head squeeze I change a lot of light bulbs in the Sanctuary. To do that, I have to get on our scissor lift. Most people think that the dangerous part about being on a lift is being up high, or maybe having the thing fall over, or just falling off. But that part is easy. The dangerous part is moving it through a doorway or through any tight place. You have to concentrate so hard on driving it slow and at the correct angle and then backing it up 2 inches and turning the wheels some... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 17, 2018

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Staples The summer before my freshman year in college I got a job working at a local fan company. They had contacted my High School and said they were looking for any students that were on their way to college. I guess with the idea that maybe we would finish college and come back and work for them? I showed up the first day and was walked in to the boss's office. He was a nice guy and he was very interested in the idea that I was going to Vanderbilt. He seemed to like me. The... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 10, 2018