“The dark, macabre and often demonic focus of Halloween has been the reason many Christians and churches have boycotted the holiday. Some churches provide alternative events but even such sanitized parties get scrutinized by those who think Christians shouldn’t been seen or heard during the end of October,” he wrote.
He respects that, he said.
But his church, Jacob’s Well, has a different approach. On Oct. 31 the church opens its doors for the neighborhood and offers carnival booth, treats and games.
We figured Halloween was one night that our neighbors come out and visit us, so why not capitalize on that opportunity and provide a hospitable place that is safe and fun and celebrates the whimsical, festive and creative aspects of popular culture.
So what about you? How do you celebrate Halloween?