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Tim Tebow cancels speech at event organized by Rod Parsley

February 1, 2012 |  1:20 pm

Tim Tebow cancels speaking engagement
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is canceling an appearance at a revival organized by controversial Ohio preacher Rod Parsley.

One of Parsley's beliefs is that God wants the faithful to be rich. Last year, he asked followers to donate more than $1 million to ward off satanic attacks.

Here's an idea: Tebow asks his fans to donate money to ward off an attack by Tom Brady.

In the 2008 presidential election, Republican Sen. John McCain disowned an endorsement from Parsley after learning that the pastor called Islam an "anti-Christ" religion.

So if you have a politician refusing to take your money, you know you have crossed the line into potential nut-job territory.

Tebow's brother Robbie said Tim's speakers' bureau hadn't researched the event before saying yes to the invitation.


Jordan Payton's odd journey ends at UCLA

Quarterback T.J. Millweard signs with UCLA

Offensive lineman Carl Hulick signs with Bruins

— Houston Mitchell

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Photo: Tim Tebow. Credit: Jack Dempsey / Associated Press.