Why Tebow, Why Now?

While I’ve always been an avid NFL fan, I never thought that the sport would call for two different blog posts about one particular player and his faith. One discussion after another, Tim Tebow and his miraculous feats on the football field have stirred up another week’s worth of water cooler discussion, sending the media into a frenzy over Tebow, his football skills, and his faith. Continue reading

The Winning Formula

As all of America watched quarterback Tim Tebow win his 4th game of the season, social networks were flooded with commentary about how Tebow was able to pull off a come back win against the Jets.

One person Tweeted:

“I have to get on #TeamJesus, Tebow wins again.”

Another person said:

“All Tim Tebow has to do is start telling teams it’s no defense against prayer and he will have opponents shook.”

“God really listens to Tim Tebow’s prayers.”

Tim Tebow knew something in his spirit before the rest of the world did: God can do anything. The last tweet Tebow sent before tonight’s game was Colossians 3:15 which reads:

And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful. (New Living Translation)

How nerve wracking must it have been for Tebow, a 2nd-year quarter back with all of the sports world calling his success “rookie luck”, taking over a team after Kyle Orton, to enter the world’s stage and play the Jets. The nervousness must have been unsettling. The pounding beat of his heart probably resounded louder than the thousands of fans screaming in the stadium. But in that same heart, lived the peace of Christ found in Colossians 3:15.

How can this rookie QB face such great obstacles and win time after time after time? Continue reading