Tag Archives: Pentecostals

Tanzania: 20 Killed In Pentecostal “Anointed Oil” Crush

The Guardian reports: At least 20 people have been killed and more than a dozen injured in a crush during a church service at a stadium in northern Tanzania, a government official said. Hundreds of people packed a stadium on Saturday evening in Moshi town, near the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, and were crushed as they rushed to get anointed …

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Pentecostal Pastor Busted For Meth Begs Congregation For Forgiveness: My Life Has Been A “Pressure Cooker”

The Christian News reports: A Louisiana pastor has asked his congregation for forgiveness after he was arrested Wednesday night for possession of methamphetamine, a drug that he said he wrongfully turned to in attempting to find relief from the pressures and pains of life. “A few months ago, in a time of weakness, I attempted to ease the pain in …

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They Shall Take Up Serpents

Via the Associated Press: A Kentucky sheriff’s office says a man has died from a snake bite suffered during a church service. The Bell County sheriff’s office said Monday that 60-year-old John David Brock of Stoney Fork was handling the snake during a Sunday service at a Pentecostal church in Jenson. Authorities say Brock was bitten on his left arm …

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