Former Denver Broncos QB Tim Tebow pulls out of speaking engagement at on of Dallas' largest churche

First Baptist Church pastor criticized for views

DALLAS - Former Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has canceled his appearance to speak at one of the lagest churches in Dallas.

Tebow called Pastor Robert Jeffress Wednesday night and told him of his decision to pull out of speaking at the 11,000-mmember First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, according to CNN.

Tebow was scheduled to speak at the church on April 28.

First Baptist Church has been criticized for its strong views against homosexuality, Islam, and Mormonism.

Tebow tweeted his explanation for canceling his speaking engagement:

"While I was looking forward to sharing a message of hope and Christ's unconditional love with faithful members of the historic First Baptist Church of Dallas in April, due to new information that has been brought to my attention, I have decided to cancel my upcoming appearance. I will continue to use the platform God has blessed me with to bring Faith, Hope and Love to all those needing a brighter day. Thank you for all of your love and support. God Bless!"

As for on the field, the New York Jets are looking to trade Tebow at the NFL Scouting Combine over the weekend, according to ESPN.

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