“Halloween was on Sunday this year. That made me wonder again if Christians should celebrate this ‘holiday.’ ” — Chris
Many Christians do not “celebrate” Halloween as a matter of both faith and conscience. Adequate biblical justification may be found to justify avoiding this holiday, which has its roots in paganism. Furthermore, Halloween is likely “over the top” in terms of too much money spent and too much focus on the acquisition of tooth-rotting candy.
What is the difference between
infant baptism and believer’s
Infant baptism has its roots in the middle ages when the church was faced with a combination of a doctrine of original sin, a high infant mortality rate and hard questions from parents who feared for the mortal soul of their children.