Last week our team visited the Arab-American Festival in Garden Grove. After watching the video of Christian evangelists in Dearborn, Michigan, who were arrested for sharing their faith outside the venue, we were wary of similar events happening to us.
Here are the reports from team leader “Righteous Richard” Chavarria, and team member Tony Yu. Make sure you read both accounts; they are encouraging.
From “Righteous Richard”:
All went well until the time just about 15-20 minutes after we entered the festival. It was at that time that I handed out a tract to an individual who told me that I needed to get permission to hand the tract.
So, I followed him to a person who’s title was Commissioner. After the Commissioner had a quick glance at the tract, he said I could not pass out the tract and order me to leave. He stated that he had paid $100,000.00 for permission to conduct a private festival inside the park.
At this point a gentlemen came up from behind me and put his hand on me forcefully as to push me away. (more…)