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Snake-Handling Pastor Shoots At Estranged Wife's "Friend"

Via WBIR Knoxville:

A Campbell County pastor who has made national headlines for snake-handling during worship services was accused Sunday of firing a gun at a friend of his estranged wife, while she and her four kids were nearby.

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Compare and Contrast: The Craigslist Charismatic

Subject: Comparison and Analysis

Targets: (a) Attending a Charismatic Church, (b) Shopping on Craigslist


  • Attending a charismatic church likely will not prepare you for future…
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Scripto Satura

It's Not the Faith, It's the Interpretation

These are people currently desperately clinging to the wreckage of bigotry,  bobbing up and down in the water, at the mercy of the whims of the doldrums of history. 714 more words



In Lott’s Mountain, I have Father Stark, a Southern preacher that’s head of a snake-handling church. He’ll do what he has to, using those around him to gain the revenge he thinks he’s due. 87 more words

N.R. Allen

Poisonous legacies and new tongues

The basic hagiography of Francis Xavier goes something like this:
Born in 1506 in the Navarre region of France, Francis met Ignatius of Loyola as a young man, and was greatly influenced by his friendship. 1,246 more words

Lectionary Reflection

Is it already too late for the West?

Last night, my brother and I were discussing a few things. What is ironic is that we first discussed islam and their latest horrific and ghastly deeds; then we moved right into a discussion about snakes and how I was surprised to see so many active at this late time of year. 898 more words

Christian Living



In church I was told miraculous stories about Jesus and his disciples. I was also told that one day, I too would be able to accomplish such feats. 6,441 more words

Jacob Israel