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Tim Tebow

15,000 Show Up

for His Easter Sermon

4/8/2012 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Tim Tebow delivers a sermon.
A crowd of nearly 15,000 gathered at an outdoor Easter church service in Georgetown, TX today, where New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow was the main attraction. 

Some of the crowd came from as far as 100 miles away. Pastor Joe Champion said, "In Christianity, it's the Pope and Tebow right now. We didn't have enough room to handle the Pope."

Tebow preached that it was important for people to be outspoken about their faith (never a problem for Tim) and that athletes are role models, whether they like it or not.

According to local reports, several hundred people left after Tebow finished speaking ... not even staying for the pastor's main Sunday sermon.

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46.

Jules    

Tim Tebow is a God Send! His faith is so encouraging and I feel all Christians & Non-Christians can learn a lesson from him. He does your homework for you, all you have to do is listen. I only wish I could have been there to experience him preaching on Easter Sunday.

895 days ago
47.

kurious_kitty    

so would it be ok if a gay athiest athlete preached his beliefs?i wonder if the christian's would be ok with that?he's a freaken football player people!!why do people praise these overpaid athletes, singers and actors??you can still be talented and not obnoxious with your opinion..he should be donating his money to charity not preaching about something that is basically here say..

895 days ago
48.

Reality80    

Cause that's what good Christians do.. Get paid to deliver a sermon on Easter. Just another phony hiding behind the Jesus Freak cloak

893 days ago
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