In Brazil’s large cities there is an honored tradition called the panelaço. Basically, what happens is people disgruntled with one particular politician or other will stand at the windows of their high-rise apartments and bang on pots and pans. Here is one recent example:

In the wake of the mass confusion and fear surrounding the corona virus, there has been no shortage of political finger-pointing, and panelaços abound.

However, Christians are supposed to be different, and thank God, some are. In São Paulo a group of Brazilian believers took up the Portuguese version of the Gaither classic “Because He Lives”. Others joined in, and the result was a spine-tingling, impromptu choir in middle of the urban jungle.

Have a listen:

 

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