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

Mack's Corner

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New Year's Resolutions 2019 My New Year's resolutions are either something I do every day or something that is totally hopeless and so I don't feel too bad if I don't get it done. Each resolution has to be measurable. That means you have to be able to say "Yes I did it." or "no I didn't get that done." So you can't say stupid stuff like "Be A better person" How would you know? Or "lose weight" .. lose it from when and how... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Friday, December 28, 2018

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The Baby For some reason we almost always have some sort of severe weather for Christmas Eve at Hope. One year it was raining so hard and the wind was blowing so hard that the ConeHeads (parking guys) gave up trying to park cars and just started helping people get inside. At the time we had a little covered walkway that really didn't help you stay out of the rain, it just put you 50 feet from the door… A family pulled up in their Honda Civic, the Dad got out, slammed his... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, December 22, 2018

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The Myth There's been a myth going around for several years about me falling on the ice during the Christmas services. It goes like this: We were getting cars out of the west lot after the 7pm service and a woman got on the wrong side of the cones. So I was going to move one of them for her to get on the right side. Several other ConeHeads were watching me and all of a sudden I fell down and I was under the moving car (remember none of this is true, this is just the way the... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, December 15, 2018

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The Eucalyptus Christmas Tree Stand I had a cold one Christmas. PK (my wife) made me drink some tea that she got at a health food store. I can't spell it, but it starts with an "E" and sounds like the name of a 3rd world country. It smells like floor wax, tastes like it too, probably made from some part of a Yak. When I came to church I put some "Mentho-Lyptus" cough drops in my pocket and forgot about them. It was snowing really hard, those big wet... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Friday, December 7, 2018