Evangelical Christian US National Football Player ‘Drops Out Of Game’ Over LGBT Pride Jerseys

A player on the U.S. women’s national soccer team allegedly dropped out of two games to avoid wearing the team’s special Pride Month jerseys.

The U.S. women’s national soccer team includes a roster of several top players who happen to be gay or bisexual, and their head coach, Jill Ellis, is also openly gay. When it was announced that they would recognize Pride Month by wearing a special rainbow kit, it looked like the decision was met with full team support.

But Jaelene Hinkle, an evangelical Christian player, ended up dropping out of the June friendlies against Sweden and Norway, alleging “personal reasons”.
Hinkle is a defender who plays for the North Carolina Courage of the National Women’s Soccer League. She has made no public comment about her reasons for dropping out other than that statement about “personal reasons”.

What Hinkle has made public in the past though are her thoughts on same-sex marriage, tweeting this when the U.S. Supreme Court legalized it: “This world is falling farther and farther away from God… All that can be done by believers is to continue to pray.”

She also made a post altering an equal marriage symbol into a cross and wrote the following on Instagram:

I believe with every fiber in my body that what was written 2,000 years ago in the Bible is undoubtedly true. It’s not a fictional book. It’s not a pick and choose what you want to believe. You either believe it, or you don’t. This world may change, but Christ and His Word NEVER will.

My heart is that as Christians we don’t begin to throw a tantrum over what has been brought into law today, but we become that much more loving. That through our love, the lost, rejected, and abandoned find Christ.

The rainbow was a convent made between God and all his creation that never again would the world be flooded as it was when He destroyed the world during Noah’s time. It’s a constant reminder that no matter how corrupt this world becomes, He will never leave us or forsake us. Thank you Lord for your amazing grace, even during times of trial and confusion.

Jesus didn't come to save those who already believed in Him. He came so that the lost, rejected, and abandoned men and women would find Him and believe. I believe with every fiber in my body that what was written 2,000 years ago in the Bible is undoubtedly true. It's not a fictional book. It's not a pick and choose what you want to believe. You either believe it, or you don't. This world may change, but Christ and His Word NEVER will. My heart is that as Christians we don't begin to throw a tantrum over what has been brought into law today, but we become that much more loving. That through our love, the lost, rejected, and abandoned find Christ. The rainbow was a convent made between God and all his creation that never again would the world be flooded as it was when He destroyed the world during Noah's time. It's a constant reminder that no matter how corrupt this world becomes, He will never leave us or forsake us. Thank you Lord for your amazing grace, even during times of trial and confusion. Love won over 2,000 years ago when the greatest sacrifice of all time was made for ALL mankind. ❤️💜💛💚💙

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