Thousands of Christians Gather in Portland for 'Riots to Revival' Worship Event
Thousands of Christians gathered outdoors in Portland on Saturday to sing spiritual music amid the state‚Äôs coronavirus social distancing measures‚ÄĒjust hours before a riot was declared across town and a separate crowd lit fire to the city police union headquarters.
Worshippers met in Waterfront Park on Saturday evening for an event dubbed ‚ÄúRiots to Revival.‚ÄĚ Controversial Christian musician Sean Feucht, who has hosted similar gatherings on California beaches amid COVID-19 restrictions, led the crowd in song and some were even baptized. Most people flouted social distancing and did not wear masks or facial coverings, KGW reported.
‚ÄúI‚Äôm excited to share with you some good news from Portland. Last night, we gathered thousands of people that came together,‚ÄĚ Feucht told ‚ÄúFox & Friends Weekend‚ÄĚ Sunday morning....
News article tip learned from Time magazine: loaded adjectives like "controversial," a good shorthand way to discredit someone without argument. Now maybe there *is* something dodgy with Feucht, but that's not the point of the article.