Monthly Archives: February 2010

Superbowl Advertising (2010 Version)

Obviously there has been controversy over one commercial in this year’s superbowl – and it hasn’t even aired yet! Of course I am referring to Focus on the Family’s ad related to abortion, or more importantly anti-abortion. This ad has pro-choice groups (and others, whether they state they are pro-choice or not) up in arms.

Based on a USA Today article (2-5-10), Michael McCarthy writes,

There’s a time and a place for advocacy ads. Our country’s most-watched sporting event is not it.

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We Need More Tebows

Directly from C.J. Mahaney’s blog:

Today, pro-choice sports columnist Sally Jenkins wrote that we need more Tim Tebows. Her column in The Washington Post titled, “Tebow’s Super Bowl ad isn’t intolerant; its critics are” (2/2/10) has left me stunned and grateful.

Where did this come from? I can only imagine this is the fruit of the gospel displayed in the life of Tim Tebow. Tebow is humble. He is a model of self-sacrifice for the good of others. And he is committed to remain a virgin and to experience the gift of sex as God intends in the context of marriage. His testimony does not go unnoticed, even by a columnist who “couldn’t disagree with Tebow more” on abortion.

You can find Jenkins’ column here.

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