Israel Folau, Australia’s most popular rugby player and an outspoken Christian who commands the world’s highest salary for the sport, is now in danger of losing his career over his faith, but he says he’s ready to walk away if that’s what God wants him to do.
The Wallabies superstar has been charged with a high-level code of conduct breach for sharing a scriptural message on social media that Hell awaits “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists, [and] idolaters” who do not repent. According to the Associated Press, he is expected to face a three-person panel at Rugby Australia HQ in Sydney on May 4. If the hearing doesn’t work out in his favor, his contract will be terminated. Read More