Should Christians Participate in Halloween?

Perhaps no other day in our culture raises more questions among Christians than Halloween. Reasons for this include the fact that the meaning of it might not be as clear as some of the other holidays that are part of our culture.   For some, the first mental challenge in dealing with Halloween is its symbols and themes of evil, … Read More

Trick or Treat?

Smiling children in Halloween costumes together

By Gene A. Getz           Halloween poses a challenge for Christian parents. Without question, this special day has its roots in paganism and the belief in evil spirits and attempts to appease them. At some point in time, children began participating in the tradition of “trick or treating”—which has no association with appeasing evil spirits. Children today are simply dressing up … Read More