Tim Tebow Cancels Appearance at Controversial Church

December 9, 2012; Jacksonville, FL, USA; New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow (15) prays with members of both teams after the game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the New York Jets at EverBank Field. The Jets defeated the Jaguars 17-10. Mandatory Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports

New York Jets personal punt protector and Bible aficionado Tim Tebow was set to speak at a controversial Texas church. The news of Tebow’s upcoming appearance was starting to bring some backlash his way and it appears that he has finally caught wind of some of the awful words from the First Baptist Church of Dallas leader. Among the controversial opinions that were voiced, the leader of the church slammed homosexuality and called Catholicism “a Babylonian mystery religion” that ruined the church.

Thankfully, Tebow has wised up and will no longer speak at the church on April 28 because of “new information that has been brought to my attention.”

Tebow announced his decision in a series of tweets to his over two million followers:


This was a decision that Tebow almost had to make. With his squeaky clean image and nearly flawless track record, it would have been a PR hit if he would have decided to speak at the controversial church.

[H/T: NFL Spin Zone]

Topics: New York Jets, Tim Tebow

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