A "serpent-handling" West Virginia pastor died after his rattlesnake bit him during a church ritual, just as the man had apparently watched a snake kill his father years before.Pentecostal pastor Mark Wolford, 44, hosted an outdoor service at the Panther Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia Sunday, which he touted on his Facebook page prior to the event...Robin Vanover, Wolford's sister, told the Washington Post that 30 minutes into the outdoor service, Wolford passed around a poisonous timber rattlesnake, which eventually bit him."He laid it on the ground," Vanover said in the interview, "and he sat down next to the snake, and it bit him on the thigh."
Thursday, May 31, 2012
I guess I could say that I don't mean to offend
When I call some religious practices asinine...but I'd be lying: