The media anointed leader of the Super Jock God Squad took his Brother Love Traveling Salvation Show to
by JADE MINGUS / KVUE News
Church goers wore Tim Tebow's jersey and his iconic eye black, complete with his favorite scripture -- John 3:16.
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him shall not perish, but have everlasting life," Dakota Shipman recited.
Tebow didn't exactly preach; instead, the pastor of
"I really don't think I was the first athlete to get on a knee and pray," Tebow said. "I had the same routine for the last seven years, and this past year they called it 'Tebowing,' which I have no idea why."
A crowd of roughly 30,000 listened from lawn chairs and blankets. The atmosphere was more of a rock concert than a quiet church service.
The logistics of putting on this massive service was incredible. The church rented 110 buses to shuttle people to the event from six nearby parking lots.
"We're going to have a lot of people here who normally wouldn't be at church on Easter Sunday," Collin Sanford said.
Tebow only briefly mentioned his move from
"Kind of got traded. I'm on another team -- excited to be a Jet," Tebow said.
A devout Christian, Tebow's main focus Sunday was his faith.
"Regardless of what happens, I still honor my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, because at the end of the day, that's what's important -- win or lose," Tebow said.
Tebow is An NFL quarter back, not passing up the chance to share his faith with willing receivers.
"We need to get back to one nation under God, and be role models for kids," Tebow said. He went on to say that he hopes one day high school athletes will feel okay getting down on one knee on the football field.