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Albert Mohler on the Christian’s Response to Halloween

by Derek Brown – Oct 31

Albert Mohler recently posted a helpful article at his website with some thoughts on how Christians might respond to Halloween this year.  Below is an excerpt from and a link to the entire article.

Over a hundred years ago, the great Dutch theologian Herman Bavinck predicted that the 20th century would “witness a gigantic conflict of spirits.” His prediction turned out to be an understatement, and this great conflict continues into the 21st century.

The issue of Halloween presses itself annually upon the Christian conscience. Acutely aware of dangers new and old, many Christian parents choose to withdraw their children from the holiday altogether. Others choose to follow a strategic battle plan for engagement with the holiday. Still others have gone further, seeking to convert Halloween into an evangelistic opportunity. Is Halloween really that significant?

You can read the whole article here.