Snake-handling preacher left unconscious, paralysed and suffering kidney failure after near-fatal snake bite at church – but vows not to stop dangerous practice

THIS is the moment a serpent-handling preacher is bitten by a poisonous rattlesnake and almost dies in front of his congregation. Pastor Chris Wolford was preaching at his church in West Virginia when he was bitten – and can be seen falling to the ground in these exclusive pictures he shared with Sun Online.