Thursday, November 12, 2009

Faith Healing Parents Charged In Death

The parents of two year-old Kent Schaible have been charged with manslaughter for allowing their "faith healing" pastor to pray over the child, rather than seeking medical attention for his bacterial pneumonia, which could have been cured with simple antibiotics. The father is a teacher at First Century Gospel Church whose members believe in healing by prayer rather than medicine.

The FCGC website states: "Trusting God for health and healing is a vital and integral part of the true Christian life of faith"

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