Tim Tebow is a "True Leader On and Off The Field" Because of His Faith, Says Franklin Graham
Komfie Manalo : Aug 4, 2015
The Gospel Herald
Graham said he is praying that God would continue blessing Tebow, noting, "I hope he has a great season! He's already a winner."
(Philadelphia, PA)—Evangelist minister Franklin Graham described Christian NFL player and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback who always praises God in his every game, Tim Tebow, as one of his favorite athletes and called him a "true leader both on and off the field." (Photo via People magazine)
Graham posted on his Facebook page Friday, "Football season is around the corner! I don't have a favorite team, but I do have favorite players that I follow. One of them is Tim Tebow. He's not only a great quarterback who can throw and run the ball, but he's a true leader both on and off the field." He added, "Most importantly, Tim lives out his Christian faith at every turn."
Graham said he is praying that God would continue blessing Tebow. He further stated, "I hope he has a great season! He's already a winner," he said.
Graham's post quickly drew positive response from his followers. As of this writing, the post has generated 102,846 likes, 11,613 shares and more than 3,200 comments.
Marietta Nick Herrle commented on Graham's post, "Love TIM TEBOW for his CHRISTIAN Stance. I also ask GOD'S amazing Blessings be upon him at all times." While Shelby Cowley said, "Tim Tebow! Make you be the quarterback for the Eagles, and most of all the quarterback for Jesus' team."
Graham also shared a link to comments made by Eagles' linebacker Brandon Graham on Detroit radio station WGPR, saying that he believed Tebow will play a lot in the next season.
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