Thousands attended a recent worship concert held by missionary, musician and politician Sean Feucht in Portland, Oregon, but who is he?

Over the weekend, thousands of people came out in Portland, Oregon, to demonstrate their right to worship in an outdoor concert.

The event and those who attended have been criticised for not wearing masks or social distancing in a state that was previously showing a decline in COVID-19 cases.

The event was organised and ran by a man called Sean Feucht, who himself is no stranger to headlines, but who is he?

Who is Sean Feucht?

  • Sean Feucht is a missionary, musician, artist, activist, speaker and politician from Missoula, Montana.

The 36-year-old has launched several “global worship and prayer movements” including Burn 24-7 from his college dorm room, a movement now “spanning 6 continents and more than 250 cities.”

He has also founded the Light A Candle and Hold the Line movements.

Sean is married to his high school sweetheart, Kate, to whom he has four children with, Keturah, Malachi, Ezra and Zion.

Sean Feucht’s political career…

Sean had a brief political career earlier his year when he unsuccessfully ran for election to the U.S. House to represent California’s 3rd Congressional District.

However, he did gain an impressive 25,243 votes and has not ruled out running again in the future.

Musician…

Sean is also an avid musician and has “produced, recorded and released over 22 music albums”, which you can find on Spotify, SoundCloud and iTunes.

Author…

According to his website, Sean has “co-authored 5 books, developed an online school and created numerous teaching resources.”