Tebow to televangelist: I’d rather be rehabbing

Tebow cancels speech at Ohio revival organized by controversial megachurch pastor Rod Parsley
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Tim Tebow has canceled an appearance at a revival organized by a controversial Ohio preacher, a spokesman for the star athlete said Wednesday. The Denver Broncos quarterback and dedicated Christian had been scheduled to speak at a three-day Columbus event in March led by televangelist Rod Parsley.

Tebow’s brother Robbie said in a phone interview that he was canceling the talk. Robbie Tebow said his brother’s speakers’ bureau hadn’t researched the event before saying yes to the invitation. “I know for a fact that Tim is not going to be a part of it,” Robbie Tebow said. “That’s being resolved.”

Parsley teaches that God wants the faithful to be rich. Last year, he asked followers to donate more than $1 million to ward off satanic attacks. In the 2008 presidential election, Republican Sen. John McCain disowned an endorsement from Parsley after learning the pastor called Islam an “anti-Christ” religion.

I'm not saying Satan attacks or anything, but when and if he does, I'm glad there are people like Rod Parsley who are well funded to, you know, give that ol' nasty Satan the business.

I’m glad we had this talk.  Now, vaya con Dios, Brah.

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