It is actually embarrassing what makes for “Christian” headlines these days. And, if you’ve been reading the news you’ve probably noticed that Tim Tebow is once again breaking those headlines. Personally, I’ve always been a little confused why he became such a media sensation. His ability to be marketed as a Christian quarterback quickly won him the admiration of many in the Christian community. It leaves me wondering if throwing a good game absolves one from breaking the Lord’s Day. This time he’s making the news for his heroic commitment to abstinence and the resulting breakup with his beauty queen girlfriend, Olivia Culpo. Apparently, it’s commendable to some to put yourself into a morally compromising situation and when you come out of it to be hailed as a champion of Christianity. Again, I don’t get it.
Now, before the accusations of friendly-fire get launched in my direction let me say that I can only imagine the press and pressure Tim Tebow lives with. He is not, however, a helpless victim of the media. This is the cost of his quest for fame and fortune. What he is, at least in part, he is through his own fault. I can also understand […]