- 12/12/2011, 01:44PM ET
HighwayCrossingFrog said 12/12, 01:44 PM
Tebow should be quiet, when it comes to talking about his religion..
Could you imagine if he was Muslim.. And he went on and on about praising Ala..
It would be incredibly awkward..
Sports is suppose to be about an escape..
When you throw religion into people's faces.. It ruins that escape..
I know, he is not intentionally trying to make people feel uncomfortable..
But Im sure, there are several people out there, that feel "oh no, here we go again, another chat about religion!"..
Let your play do the talking Tebow..
Religion is a personal thing, that you are better off keeping to yourself..
OJ Simpson said 12/12, 01:53 PM
83% of Americans claim to belong to a religious denomination.
40% say they go to Church/Temple/etc... every week
60-75% say they are some form of Christian
Upwards to 75% of Americans believe in Jesus and God!
Tim usually only answers questions from the media. If you want Tebow to stop talking about Jesus or God, tell the media to stop asking him about it.
If you don't want to listen to him, hit Mute. Change the channel.
I've seen him joke about all the fuss over the religion and it was pretty funny. For example, when asked about Barber running out of bounds yesterday against the Bears, Tebow was asked:
"What did you think when Barber ran out of bounds to stop the clock?"
He laughed and said:
"I mighta thanked the Lord when he did that."
That's pretty dang funny.
Almost every pro team I've seen or followed prays before a game, either in the locker room or right on the field. Religion is a big part of sports.
HighwayCrossingFrog said 12/12, 02:27 PM
The fact that 75% believe in Jesus is borderline irrelevant..
What about the people that dont believe in Jesus?
What about their feelings and comfort level?
Didnt Jesus want everyone to be comfortable? Yes, Yes he did..
By making people uncomfortable, Tebow is actually hurting his cause..
There are plenty of athletes that are very religious..
And guess what? You dont see them running around, acting like a messiah..
Marianno Rivera, is as religious as you get, and he doesnt say one word about God..
Religion, is a very personal thing..
You are supposed to believe in God, within yourself..
Thats what the mormons and Jehovva witnesses, just dont get..
You try and ram religion down someones throat.. And more than likely, you will make them feel uncomfortable..
OJ Simpson said 12/12, 07:01 PM
He isn't trying to ram anything down our throats.
Tebow doesn't tell us to go to church. He doesn't tell us to pray, to believe, to find Jesus.
He says what he believes in or what he is thinking. In America, he is free to do so. He can say whatever he wants, so long as it isn't against the law, infringe on our rights or is against NFL policy.
There is still time Froggy, Jesus can save you.
I don't care if an athlete is Muslim, agnostic, atheist or Catholic. I don't care what he talks about.
You are trying to do what you THINK Tebow is doing. You think he is trying to tell us how to live (be Christian), but you in turn are telling us what HE should do.
HighwayCrossingFrog said 12/12, 10:08 PM
Im down 34-6..
(But I wont forfeit, I want to see how bad I lose by:)
My all time loss record was 66-11!
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