Trick or Treat? How Christians Can Celebrate Halloween
By Joy in the Journey on October 17, 2011
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This time of year, Christians often wrestle with Halloween traditions — a harmless dress-up night or a celebration of the Devil? Participate or separate? Joy, of the Joy in This Journey blog, asked her husband, Scott, to edit and re-run his thoughts on Christians and Halloween today:
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What are your plans for trick-or-treat (or Beggars’ Night, or whatever your community calls it) this year? Will you lock the door, turn off the porch light and hide out in the basement? Will you go shopping, or out to eat? Or will you embrace the reality that dozens of little lost souls may be parading up to your front door with their hands out, asking you to give them something… anything?