Here are a few films that I never seem to shake when October hits.
In light of our victory over Satan, sin, and death, we should consider, ponder through, and pray over how we can learn from and celebrate Halloween as the Christian holiday it is and can be, proclaiming the gospel through pumpkins and plastic masks.
Everyone has favorite traditions for each holiday… What are your favorite movies, TV specials, music, and literature to enjoy in the days and weeks before Halloween and why?
In answer to the question “Should we ban bad theology carols?” “Only with great care. For thousands, carols will be their only link with a church. At the same time, … Continue reading Sentimental Carols
Here is a wonderful video from Isaac Wardell of Bifrost Arts, a collective of artists “bringing back” the hymn sing, speaking on collective singing/making music as a form of worship … Continue reading Resurrecting Corporate Singing
I wanted to take a moment to point you to a couple of my favorite articles to come out this year on a Christian view of Halloween. I think Dr. … Continue reading Articles on Halloween and Faith
“What is the means by which the demonic realm is vanquished? In a word: mockery. Satan’s great sin (and our great sin) is pride. Thus, to drive Satan from us … Continue reading Ridiculing the Enemy
Salvation Is Created: A Christmas Record From Bifrost Arts Artist: Bifrost Arts. Label: Sounds Familyre, 2009 One could safely propose that there are far too many Christmas albums in the … Continue reading Review: Bifrost Arts’ Salvation is Created
It is no secret that I have had a certain enmity with Christmas for quite a few years now. As a child, I embraced Christmas as it was given me: … Continue reading Finding My Christmas: A Personal Journey to Advent
He is risen, indeed. “O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?”– 1 Cor. 15:55 ESV/NLT
Tim Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York, comments on the decline of Christianity in America on MSNBC, giving a nice, concise explanation of Good Friday at the … Continue reading Keller on Christianity on MSNBC
Pictured beside this text is a photo of my own Advent wreath today, all five candles lit. Today is Christmas Day. For hundreds upon hundreds of years, the Church has … Continue reading Merry Christmas