Jason Collins’ Gay Christian Controversy: John Piper Praises ESPN Chris Broussard as ‘Solid Steel’

ESPN analyst Chris Broussard boldly criticized Jason Collins’ claim that he is gay and Christian at the same time. While Broussard received inevitable backlash from gay advocates, evangelical theologian John Piper praised the analyst saying he was “solid steel in a world of cattails.”

NBA player Jason Collins stirred controversy when he came out as gay on Monday, making history as the first active player from a major U.S. professional league to publicly reveal his homosexual identity.
Collins made his surprise coming out in a Sports Illustrated article titled, “Why NBA Center Jason Collins is coming out now.”