It is not everyday that the Bible is quoted on ESPN. And it is even more rare that if the Bible is quoted it is handled correctly.
This week, both of those things happened. In reacting to the controversy set off by Brady Quinn’s comments about Tim Tebow’s faith–which seem to have been reconciled— Skip Bayless does a good job quoting Matthew 6 and explaining how evangelical followers of Christ are to be Christians in private and in public.
Against the cultural sentiment that Christ should be kept out of the public square, Skip Bayless does a good job explaining why Tim Tebow and other true followers of Christ cannot simply keep their faith private. As Bayless points out, Christianity is a public faith. Check it out:
And just in case you are wondering, Skip Bayless is a professing Christian. You can see his comments here: “Skip Bayless reflects on God, sports, and LeBron James.”
Soli Deo Gloria, dss