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Snake Salvation

In Defense of Snake Handlers

Herb Silverman | Posted 04.26.2014 | Religion
Herb Silverman

A live and let live attitude on most matters of religion could lead to a more peaceful world, but sometimes it would also mean a live and let die attitude--including by snakes or suicide.

WATCH: Son Of Dead 'Snake Salvation' Pastor Handles Rattlesnake That Killed His Dad

Posted 02.23.2014 | Religion

A week after his father died from a rattlesnake bite after refusing medical attention, reality star Cody Coots reportedly danced with and held the ver...

Deadly Snake That Killed Pastor Returns To Church

Posted 02.20.2014 | Religion

The snake that claimed the life of "Snake Salvation" pastor Jamie Coots will back in church this Sunday, reports TMZ. Coots' son Cody told TMZ that...

FLASHBACK: Jamie Coots Explains Why He Won't See A Doctor For Snakebites

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.17.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Pastor Jamie Coots was part of a small group of Pentecostal Christians who handles venomous snakes during church services. "Snake Salvation," a Nation...

'Snake Salvation' Preacher Dies From Snakebite

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion

"Snake Salvation" star and preacher Jamie Coots has died of a snakebite after refusing medical attention, CNN confirmed. The Pentecostal preacher ...

Snake Salvation Pastor Escapes Indictment

Religion News Service | Bob Smietana | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

(RNS) An East Tennessee serpent-handling pastor’s legal woes are over for now. After a hearing on Wednesday (Jan. 8), a grand jury decided not to...

WATCH: The Most Unbelievable Religion Video We've Ever Seen Will Soon Be A Reality TV Show

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.08.2013 | Religion

Andrew Hamblin is part of a group of Tennessee Christians who believe that God has instructed them to 'take up serpents' in the literal sense. He and ...