The International House of Prayer doesn't want you to fear them. They're just misunderstood (so they say). To call their neighbors' fears, the church will hold a pair of neighborhood meetings to try to calm the fears, according to The Kansas City Star.
Guess folks are a little freaked out because a) IHOP's prayer room is open 24/7 (been there; lots of people weeping and pacing) b) IHOP leader Mike Bickle has convinced 80 families to move to Grandview, Missouri -- America's eighth fastest dying town and c) because Bickle has prophetic visions of "100-foot long and 50-foot thick" snakes falling to the earth during the war between Satan and Michael the archangel.
If you're wondering when the forecast calls for raining giants snakes, stop by and ask Bickle at: