Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 11/19/14

I predicted this would happen. Here are my exact words, when I first found out that Tebow was scheduled to speak at First Baptist Dallas Church. I am pretty sure once Tebow’s PR people see this story spreading, he will mysteriously have to cancel. One week to the day I said that. While I was looking forward to sharing a message of hope and Christ’s unconditional love with the faithful members of the historic… — Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) February 21, 2013 … First Baptist Church of Dallas in April, due to new information that has been brought to my attention, I have decided to cancel my… — Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) February 21, 2013 …upcoming appearance. I will continue to use the platform God has blessed me with to bring Faith, Hope and Love to all those… — Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) February 21, 2013 …needing a brighter day. Thank you for all of your love and support. God Bless! — Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) February 21, 2013 I portion of that is a lie, because there is no way Tebow wasn’t aware of Pastor Robert Jeffress feelings on gays, President Obama and other controversial issues. One Google search on him and the church turns up a ton of information. Tebow is a smart guy, he knew who this guy was and probably secretly shares some of his beliefs. Once, the PR team got a hold of it, that was the end of that. Tebow’s image is everything, but just remember it is just a public image, we don’t know the real Tebow, who thought at first this would be a good idea.

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