Tim Tebow Draws Thousands to Easter Sunday Church Service

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Whatever you think of Tim Tebow, you can't doubt his sincerity.

On Easter Sunday, nearly 15,000 worshipers flocked to Celebration Church in Georgetown, Texas, to hear the newest New York Jet speak at that morning's service.

Churchgoers gathered in fields for a music-filled outdoor service, with people flocking from miles around to hear and see the deeply devout Christian football star.

During the service, the former University of Florida star turned NFL sensation, who was recently traded, joined the pastor on stage for a 20-minute interview.

"It's OK to be outspoken about your faith," said Tebow, the son of former Baptist missionaries who became known for wearing Bible verses on his eyeblack.

Tebow good-naturedly talked about the craze known as "Tebowing," noting that he's done it for the past seven years now and doesn't mind being parodied.

It means prayer is being talked about, he says, which is what matters.

Tebow recently reached out to the church's pastor, Joe Champion, about visiting his congregation, and Easter Sunday happened to the best date for the football star.

On a typical Easter, the church attracts about 10,000 people, Champion said. So Tebow proved a big lure for people who would otherwise not have come.

"In Christianity, it's the Pope and Tebow right now," Champion told the congregation on Sunday morning. "We didn't have enough room to handle the Pope."


I'm not religious but I think Tim Tebow is hot! I like a man who stands up for what he believes in. he's a good role model


tebow is a great player and a great role model. He has a right to be who he is. He doesnt need to tone anything dwn. He is who he is... Ima gator fan and i have watched him from the begining he doesnt do this for attention he does it becuase this is how he feels. He has done so much for charities in fl and just weeks ago spent time with a very sick kid and i kno it ment the world to that kid. If hes out of football tomoro he will be ok becuase i think god has big plans for him! Go tebow... And the gators!!! Lol


Do tone it done a bit, won’t ya, Tim? You’re not going to convert anyone to J-sus with the big show you put up, not when the people have too much to be worried about in today’s world, e.g. economy and 2012 election. There is too much at stake to take you serious by non fanatics.


...where the ultimate goal is to win the Superbowl for each team.


Joe Namath wannabe? OMG. Are you on LSD? Tebow could throw the ball - pick it up & throw it again and still couldn't throw it as far as Namath. Namath? He would screw Aunt Bee if she would let him.


Not crazy about Tebow. Think he's just another JOe Namath wannabe.
Let's hope he plays as well as he talks.


Yeah we cannot doubt Tim Tebow sincerity .He is a great man !

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