SUPERBOWL TAILGATING Checklist:

 

tailgate

 

Imagine the anticipation . . .

You have gone to the store and carefully shopped for the best cuts of meat.

You have had little else on your mind for the last two weeks – the last year really.

You make you checklist and double check it to make sure you aren’t forgetting anything:

  •  grill ☑ ☑
  • grilling tools ☑ ☑
  • your special recipes ☑ ☑
  • Aluminum foil ☑ ☑
  • can opener ☑ ☑
  • matches or lighter ☑ ☑
  • beverages ☑ ☑
  • spices ☑ ☑
  • paper plates ☑ ☑
  • plastic cups ☑ ☑
  • chips ☑ ☑
  • dips ☑ ☑
  • car is filled with gas ☑ ☑
  • extra blankets ☑ ☑
  • sunblock ☑ ☑
  • tents/canopies/tarps ☑ ☑
  • chairs ☑ ☑
  • folding tables ☑ ☑
  • lawn games ☑ ☑
  • radio to listen to pregame ☑ ☑
  • extra batteries for the radio just in case ☑ ☑
  • maybe even a portable TV that runs on the cigarette lighter ☑ ☑
  • jumper cables – just in case ☑ ☑
  • maybe even a small generator ☑ ☑
  • email friends where you will be in the parking lot so they can join you ☑ ☑
  • Twitter account set up on your phone so you can share your thoughts real time ☑ ☑
  • Facebook account set up on your phone also so you can post there ☑ ☑
  • alarm set so you can get ready 5 hours before the game ☑ ☑
  • Shirt that states your true love in your team’s colors clean and ready ☑ ☑
  • face paint ☑ ☑
  • maybe even a costume ☑ ☑
  • For those that are really serious, maybe even a portable potty for emergencies ☑ ☑

 

You have a hard time sleeping . . . You are too excited to sleep!

Nothing is going to prevent you from going – nothing is going to keep you from enjoying.  Nothing!!!

There will be chest bumps, high fives, hugs, kisses, tears, anger,  joy . . .

The anticipation is tremendous!

Your joy and love for this day and this game can seen in your careful preparations . . .

This is going to be an AWESOME tailgate party and an AWESOME day!!!

 

Now imagine the following . . .

 

Imagine doing all of this preparation

and anticipation for church . . .

 

Matthew 6:21 (Paraphrased)

21  For where the things you consider important and valuable to you are,

there your heart, mind and soul will be also.

 

 

 

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About Even If Ministries

Dani'el 3:17-18 (CJB) 17 Your majesty, if our God, whom we serve, is able to save us, he will save us from the blazing hot furnace and from your power. 18 But even if he doesn’t, we want you to know, your majesty, that we will neither serve your gods nor worship the gold statue which you have set up.”
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