Robert J Jeffress, Jr., is the pastor of the First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, a megachurch with 11,000 members. He hosts the program, Pathway to Victory, which is broadcast on more than 1,200 television stations and dozens of radio outlets. Jeffress has gained notoriety, in part, for his statements about the LGBT community. In 2011, Jeffress told a crowd at the Values Voters Summit that gays should not be allowed in the military because “seventy percent of the gay population” has AIDS.
Friday, February 22, 2013American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer is none too pleased about Tim Tebow’s decision to pull out of a speaking engagement at far-right pastor Robert Jeffress’ megachurch, a gig first reported by Right Wing Watch.
Thursday, February 21, 2013Tim Tebow has announced that he has cancelled his planned April appearance at the First Baptist Church of Dallas, a scheduled visit that attracted national attention because of its pastor's extremist views on other religions and…
Friday, February 15, 2013It seems that lately Tim Tebow has been making more speaking appearances in church than he has quarterback appearances in NFL games. Tebow made headlines with his Easter address in Georgetown, Texas in April, and his…
Monday, July 30, 2012Pastor Robert Jeffress has been making the rounds to defend Chick-fil-A’s anti-gay advocacy with claims that gays lead a “miserable lifestyle” and telling his congregants to support “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day." "The liberals have gone into a…
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