As a registered user, you'll also enjoy the ability to save content, access subscriber-only content and share. During the weeks and days leading up to Halloween, fear is a hot commodity. This simple devotional activity explains to youth and adults that God's love drives out fear.
The What Through the centuries, Halloween has taken various forms and has been claimed by pagans and Christians as a holiday Yes, Christians. A form of Halloween began hundreds of years ago when the Celts established the tradition of celebrating the end of the harvest season on Oct. They believed Oct.
If you want to comment on this content, go here. To know God better means your primary relationships should provide you contexts to deepen your experience with Him. If your primary contacts do not give you that kind of care, you should consider changing your closest network of friends.
I wrote this post last October and was thinking again recently about how we wear masks, so I decided to repost it. I also enjoyed reading your comments again…. Some Christian families choose to participate in Halloween while others do not. This post is not meant to strike any controversy about Halloween, but to help us think about the masks we sometimes wear.
Some Christians celebrate Halloween simply by dressing up in a costume and having fun, seeing it as innocent and harmless. Other Christians are equally convinced that Halloween is a satanic holiday established to worship evil spirits and promote darkness and wickedness. So, who is right?
Ask people where the traditions surrounding Halloween came from and most will not be able to tell you. It encompasses the eve of October 31st and the day of November 1st. Common Halloween practices point directly to the pagan festival of Samhain.
Inviting children and young people to explore the difference Jesus can make to the challenges and adventures of life. Sharing the good news with children and young people outside of church can be hard work. But when even one of those young people responds to Jesus, it really does make it all worth it.
Read the full story. We must care for one another, not only with their needs but also by guiding others along the right path in life. A story illustrating the difference between knowing something and having passion about something.