Facing consequences for their faith

NHL goalie may pay price for refusing to bow to LGBTQ+ agenda; Christian school already has

When the San Jose Sharks hockey team held its Pride Night last Saturday, devout Christian goaltender James Reimer did not participate. During the pregame skate, Sharks players wore jerseys featuring a purple-tinted great white shark on a heart-shaped teal crest and a rainbow-colored “Love Wins” patch on one arm. Reimer also did not play in the Sharks’ 4-1 loss to the New York Islanders later that night.

“In this particular instance, I am choosing not to endorse something that is counter to my personal convictions, which are based on the Bible,” Reimer wrote in a statement that the Sharks issued to local and national media. “I strongly believe that every person has value and worth, and the LGBTQIA+ community, like all others, should be welcomed in all aspects of the game of hockey.”

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