Rather than closing their doors, struggling churches find new life by merging with larger congregations.
‘Snake Salvation’ Pastor Won’t be Charged with Violating Tenn. Law
A grand jury decided not to indict the Rev. Andrew Hamblin on charges of violating a state ban on possessing venomous snakes.
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A reality TV show about snake handlers to debut in September
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