A few classics from Christianity Today opining about Halloween and several profiles of groups who see the holiday as an opportunity for ministry.
D. Bruce Lockerbie comes out against Halloween. “Why do we go along with it? Because it’s tradition? That isn’t enough of a reason.”
Then-president of Christianity Today, Harold Myra concludes the opposite. “Yes, there are decidedly Christian ways in which we can celebrate Halloween.”
An attempt at answering this vexing question: “What is a United Methodist minister doing at this Samhain rite with a group of people about whom the Bible seems to give only the most horrendous invectives?”
A thoughtful look at how Christians should respond to the growth of neopaganism.
What’s it like to evangelize to Wiccans?
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