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

Mack's Corner

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I think I'm ready? After Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005 everybody was talking about the next big disaster, maybe another Hurricane on the coast or maybe an earthquake here in Memphis. People were buying survival kits and extra water and generators and all kinds of stuff thinking the world would look like it does in those movies where the Statue of Liberty is under water. Maybe we would all be Mad Max in a beat up muscle car with a machinegun. We were no different at Hope. We... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 28, 2018

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Trust Me We have several graduations every year in May here at Hope. I always have a few guys in the parking lot for these things but not near as many as we have on Sunday morning. The difference is that Graduation people don't understand the system, not any of them. They think this is Wal-Mart. So if I have a bunch of people out there telling them where to park, it just makes them mad. They don't understand that we're out there to help. They think we're out there... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 21, 2018

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Zero percent body fat There used to be a show in the 70's where NFL stars and NBA stars and other athletes would compete in the summer. One of the things they did was the 50 meter swim, one length of the pool. Joe Frazier, the famous boxer and one of the greatest athletes in the history of the world, lined up ready to jump in. He looked great. They said he had zero percent body fat. They blew the whistle to start the race and he dived in just like he knew what he was doing. As... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 14, 2018

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Bony Samich One of my favorite things is a "bony sam-ich" That's a boloney sandwich. I have a very exact way to make it: 2 slices of pumpernickel bread (Pepperidge farm), Miracle whip on both sides, 1 (only 1) slice of Oscar Meyer Boloney, 1 (only 1) slice of Kraft American cheese (Kraft singles), that's the sandwich. Along with that you have to have dill pickles, original Pringles (no flavors), and grape Kool-Aid. All my cooking friends give me grief about the... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 7, 2018