There’s no doubt that you as a Christian have been wondering about or even discussing with your friends the debate about Halloween, and we’re going to take on that subject later in the program: Should Christians participate in Halloween, even for the sake of the Gospel? One ministry leader says Christians ought to be throwing the “biggest party on the block” to evangelize.
Plus, a story of one church in Oklahoma that is offering free beer at one of its services to entice seekers to find out more about Jesus.
But first, a pastoral response to what’s going on in Houston, where pastors last week were subpoenaed for their sermons by a Mayor, who demanded sermons related to homosexuals, gender identity, or Mayor Annise Parker – Houston’s first openly lesbian mayor. That demand was retracted and replaced by amended subpoenas – which do require the pastors to turn over all speeches or presentations related to 17 different categories of information.
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Joining us is Pastor Jerry Lewin, from CrossPoint Church in De Pere, Wis. Nationally there is going to be a webcast in Houston called, I stand Sunday at 6 p.m. November 2 at Grace Community Church in Houston.
- Houston to pastors: Forget your sermons, now we want your speeches
The Freedom of the Pulpit: A Fundamental Right – Pastor Randy White
- A Christian Response to Halloween – Good Fight Ministries
- Halloween: What are we celebrating?
- Some Thoughts On Halloween – Sola Sisters
- Christians and Halloween
- Christians and Halloween: Where do you land?
Also check out the book, Spellbound: The Paranormal Seduction of Today’s Kids.