An Idaho newspaper recently called worship leader Sean Feucht and his associates “dangerous activists” and “charlatans” who wanted to “inject their brand of Christianity into government.” The comments, by the Idaho Statesman, were made before Feucht’s Boise concert.
“Well, I think they’re absolutely correct,” he told Fox News. “We’ve gotten fined and persecuted. We’ve had Satanists throw blood on us. We’ve had our gear thrown into the river. We’ve had super glue poured on all of our equipment. We’ve had our generators unplugged. We’ve had permits revoked last minute for no explanation. We’ve encountered pretty much any different kind of resistance you can imagine over the last few years.”
Feucht believes he has faced heavy resistance because the culture’s gatekeepers don’t want Christians to have an influence on our society. His “Kingdom to the Capitol” tour is hitting every state capitol in the nation and Idaho was the 24th. The event will be in Lincoln, Nebraska Aug. 26 and in Des Moines Aug. 27th. It came to Kansas and Missouri last April.
“I think that when you see thousands of Christians show up to the state capitol and you have satanists there, you have the drag queens there, you have sometimes Antifa there and you have all this resistance — why is there so much resistance to the church getting outside of the four walls?” he said. “They want to keep the church in the four walls. But the moment that we take a stand and we take accountability for our state capitols, it’s a threat to them.”
Feucht said the church is “dangerous” in the sense that the faithful are becoming bolder in speaking out against “ideologies” in society that go against Christian and conservative beliefs.
“It really shows you that there is a group of people with an ideology that hate what we experience, that hate the church coming awake and coming alive,” he stated. “This is not the pre-COVID church. This is the post-COVID church. We understand that our liberties are at stake. We understand the power of what the government can do to shut us down. And so this is a time for us to rise up in boldness. And I was actually glad that they wrote that.”
He also found it ironic that the paper went after his worship events after media outlets called left-wing riots “peaceful” in 2020.
“I think it’s funny that papers like that don’t say anything when city blocks are burned down or rioting is happening,” Feucht said. “ But they accuse the church — I mean, if you saw the videos of that event, it was very peaceful and joyful. And so that’s their version of dangerous, I would say we need more of that.”
–Dwight Widaman | Metro Voice