Internationally Known Athlete Quits Team After Holy Spirit's Conviction

United States defender Jaelene Hinkle (19) and midfielder Carli Lloyd (10) and defender Kelley O'Hara (5) celebrate.
United States defender Jaelene Hinkle (19) and midfielder Carli Lloyd (10) and defender Kelley O'Hara (5) celebrate. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Last year, a Christian soccer star, Jaelene Hinkle, withdrew from the United States Women's National Team after the team decided to swap out their normal jerseys for LGBT Pride jerseys in international matches.

Hinkle withdrew from the United States soccer roster in June citing "personal reasons." This came at a time where she was called to play in international games versus Sweden and Norway.

Hinkle's resignation from the team came two weeks after the U.S. men and women's national teams announced that they would be wearing LGBT pride jerseys in support of the June pride month.

Click here to read the rest of this story from our content partners at Faithwire.

The news of the day doesn't have to leave you feeling hopeless and angry. Sign up for the Faithwire Newsletter for encouraging stories delivered right to your inbox.

Never miss another Spirit-filled news story again. Get Charisma's best content delivered right to your inbox! Click here to subscribe to the Charisma News newsletter.

Three Summer Deals from Charisma:

#1 Great Book Bundles - Save 30% - 88% Now! View Offers

#2 eBook Special - Get all Five COVID-19 / Pandemic Crisis books for Only $19.99 View Offer

#3 Best-Selling Bibles with Six Free Gifts - Only $29.99 each. View Offers

Summer Subscription Offer: Subscribe to Charisma for Only $18 and get Stephen Strang's newest book autographed: God, Trump and COVID-19 Free! View Offer

Charisma News - Informing believers with news from a Spirit-filled perspective