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Cooking in the dark   A few years back on Sunday morning in the middle of the 8am service in the south hall all the electricity in our neighborhood went out, no sound, no lights, no video, nothing. Of course Bruce's (Bruce Carrol) guitar still worked and the piano still worked, so we just continued in the dark. When sermon time came we gave Craig a flashlight so he could see his sermon and everything went on as usual. People laughed, had to listen real hard to hear Craig,... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, May 18, 2019

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Lead from the Front A few years ago Craig, 3 ConeHeads (Andi, Jason and Elena) and I went to New Direction Church on Winchester to speak to Mississippi Blvd Church's "Boot Camp". We were talking about "Servant Leadership".  Craig and I have a whole series of talks we do on this, we've done it so many times that we're like an old married couple, we know what the other one is thinking almost all the time. If a question comes up, one of us answers... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, May 11, 2019

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Either you're here or you're not! I got to go to Chicago on business a few years back. We got there a day early to save money on the airfare and got to go in to Chicago to have lunch. There are at least 5 of the best restaurants in the world there and you know I'm a food nut, so I was working hard to go have lunch at one of them. We went to The Frontera Grill, it was the only one that was open for lunch. Rick Bayless is the chef and he has a bunch of the recipes from... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, May 4, 2019

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Stuck Naked When I think of summer I always think about going to my Grandfather's house in west Texas, we called him "E", I have no idea why. When I was 10ish we would go every year. It was like going to OZ, we could do anything, eat anything, go fishing, play with dogs…. Anything. My brother, my cousin, and I were like a little gang. We would walk in to people's houses and tell them we were E's grandsons and we came for lunch, "What you got?"... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 27, 2019