Tim Tebow responds to backlash by canceling appearance at First Baptist Church of Dallas

Tim Tebow was scheduled to speak at the First Baptist Church of Dallas in April. The mega church is home to controversial pastor Robert Jeffress, widely criticized for his views on Mormons, Jews and gays.

After drawing a flood of criticism about his speaking engagement, Tebow has canceled his appearance.

Update:

For commenters seeking background on the controversy, see:

The Daily Mail | Tim Tebow to be star speaker at church of controversial ‘gay-hating and anti-Semitic pastor’

The Right Scoop | NBC Sports SMEARS Tim Tebow and the megachurch he’ll speak at in April

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