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Tim Tebow starts for the Denver Broncos today. Here’s some insight into his Christian beliefs (from July 7, 2010).
Ga. (BP)--With dozens of kids toting Florida Gator signable footballs
or miniature orange football helmets, or decked out in blue jerseys with
"15" on the back -- and grown-ups wearing their game-day Gator shirts
-- it could have been October in Gainesville, Fla.
the site was First Redeemer Church, a sprawling, 4,000-member SBC
church in Cumming, Ga., right in the middle of Georgia Bulldog and
Georgia Tech country. The draw was Tim Tebow.
6-foot-3, 250-pound former University of Florida Gator, Heisman Trophy
winner and new Denver Bronco quarterback spoke to 4,800 in two packed
worship services and at a breakfast on Sunday, July 4  as part of
the church's annual "God and Country Day."
who turns 23 in August , was nattily dressed in a pink tie and
gray pin-striped suit that failed to hide the bulging left arm that
helped lead Florida to two national championships and two SEC
championships. But Tebow, a member of First Baptist Church in
Jacksonville, Fla., didn't come to talk about football.
was recently doing an interview with a nationally known sports
reporter," Tebow said. "She said, 'Now that you've graduated from
college, are going to the NFL, will make a lot of money, everybody will
know your name and want your autograph ... because of all that, do you
count your life as a success?'
told her, yes, I count my life as successful," Tebow said. "But not
because I'm famous or won two national championships or the Heisman or
going to the NFL, it's because I have a personal relationship with Jesus
It's common knowledge that Tebow
has spent the offseason altering his southpaw, side-armed throwing
motion to gain a quicker release for the NFL, where he knows the
linemen, linebackers and defensive backs will be bigger and faster.
He'll have to get rid of the football quicker, with a much smaller
margin for error.
all accounts, Tebow had a tough but "educational" mini-camp in June in
Englewood, Colo., he said in a Baptist Press interview July 4 
he's excited about reporting to camp later this month.
daily regimen at the recently concluded mini-camp included days that
began at the crack of dawn with weightlifting, running and conditioning.
There was a new offensive playbook for the NFL rookie to master, so
much of his time was spent in the classroom. Practice followed and
Tebow's long day did not end until 7 or 8 p.m. Such is life in the NFL.
told the First Redeemer crowd that the nationally known sports reporter
also asked, "How will you handle the NFL? Some say you'll make it, some
say you won't."
"I told her I don't know what the future holds," said Tebow, "but I know who holds the future.
been on a lot of teams with people who are successful in the world's
eyes," he said. "They've made a lot of money. They've been first-round
picks. They should be extremely happy but they're not because they're
missing something. They're missing what's most important -- Jesus
In 1993, on his knees with his mom,
Pam, Tebow accepted Christ when he was only 6 years old. Born in the
Philippines, the son of missionary evangelist Bob Tebow, young Tebow was
blessed with two Christian role models. Indeed, "Timmy" -- as his
parents still call him -- is just blessed to be here. His mother
suffered from amoebic dysentery while pregnant and the doctors advised
her to have an abortion. She bravely told the doctor "no."
Tebow is especially close to and proud of his dad.
examples a dad sets for his sons don't always come from his mouth,"
Tebow says, "but from what they do. A dad should be the greatest role
model in the world for his sons. I learned from just watching my dad --
not what he said but what he did. He believes in making the biggest
impact he can in the world for Jesus Christ. That's why I'm so proud of
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