People were basically making fun of Tim because of his response to being let go from a team. It is sad when someone takes the high road and people pounce on him.
Simmons said, “He’s got a religious passion, as well he should, we’re in America. He’s proud to be a Christian, what’s wrong with that? And yet, with sports media and pop culture media, they make fun of his religion. Really? In America? If he was wearing a burqa, they wouldn’t dare say anything. But if you’re a Christian, you get to be picked on? What the hell?”
You may not agree with the expletive at the end, but realize that this is a ‘secular’ rock star calling out the wolf-like media.
You can choose to stand up for your beliefs and defend those who need defending. When someone is doing good, a simple encouragement could be all they need.
When was the last time you stood up for your beliefs or someone else’s? Take time today to encourage someone who is having a rough time. Show the love of Christ with the simplicity of kind words.