Tebow pulls out of church speech
February 21st, 2013
02:48 PM ET

Tebow pulls out of church speech

NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has canceled an appearance at a controversial Dallas-area church. The outspoken Christian quarterback was scheduled to speak at First Baptist Church on April 28.

The church is led by Robert Jeffress, who has been widely criticized for views against homosexuality, Islam and Mormonism. Tebow, announcing his decision Thursday on Twitter, said that he was canceling his appearance "due to new information that has been brought to my attention."

Tebow's statement appeared over a series of four tweets on the social media site.

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  1. little mister©

    Give tebow one year to lead his team to the superbowl & win.
    If he fails, fry im!

    February 21, 2013 at 3:39 pm | Report abuse |
    • Portland tony

      Tebow doesn't have a team yet?

      February 21, 2013 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse |
  2. little mister©

    If tebow does not get a team by april,fry im!

    February 21, 2013 at 3:47 pm | Report abuse |
  3. S McDonald - Dallas, Texas

    Really good move by Tebow to not be associated with the First Baptist Church of Hate in Dallas.... the preacher is a real kook. He's closer to Westboro Crazies than real Christians.

    February 22, 2013 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |