Tag Archive for Pentecostal

Snake salvation pastor slithers away from charges

In an update to charges against a snake-handling, reality-TV subject, Pentecostal pastor gets what he wants, does not get into too much trouble for illegal reptile possession. But probably will do it again. Freedom of religion, you know. Grand jury decides not to indict snake-handling pastor. Campbell County pastor Andrew Hamblin will not face any…

Pentecostal pastors pushing prayer

Pentecostal preachers are apparently pushing the power of prayer and miracles over conventional medicine in England. BBC News – HIV patients told by Pentecostal pastors ‘to rely on God’. Medical staff told the BBC a minority of pastors in England were endangering young church members by putting them under pressure to stop medication. The Children’s…