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Snake Salvation

A Newbie Believer

Alex, a fairly recent recruit to Pastor Coots’ church, explains his faith in snake handling.

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Snake Salvation: A Newbie Believer

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Alex, a fairly recent recruit to Pastor Coots’ church, explains his faith in snake handling.

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Amanda Richardson
Amanda Richardson

I personally do not share in their religious belief that God wants you to handle serpents, but I do believe in the freedom of choice that our ancestors fought so hard for and we continue to fight for today. I think that they shouldn't have to fear going to jail because of it. I know it is in no way comparable to what Hitler did to the Jewish, but it does come from the same idea. These churches should be allowed to follow their religious beliefs. As long as it is voluntary, what right do we have to judge? Isn't that Gods job? Know your rights, and fight for what you believe! Isn't that the American way?

Amanda Richardson
Amanda Richardson

Nat Geo never ceases to amaze me!  How do you find these stories?