John Ankerberg | Can Halloween Be an Entirely Innocent Practice?

By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2002 With Halloween coming up at the end of the month, many churches and Christian parents are going to start wondering what their position on this holiday should be. The authors will present a brief case for abstinence in this two-part article. Do you think these Scriptures relate […]

Christians and Halloween

Should Christians participate in Halloween? Should Christian parents allow their children to trick or treat? In this classic MCP, Mike shares great work from the Ankerberg Theological Research Institute on the history, customs and dangers of Halloween and why those who claim the Name of Christ should NOT be a part of this observance. Listen […]

Christians and Halloween, Part 2

In Part 2 of the series, Mike shares a classic program from The John Ankerberg Show on the roots, meanings, and dangers of Halloween. In this last installment Dr. Ankerberg examines the origins of Halloween practices: “Trick or Treat,” Jack O’Lanterns, bobbing for apples, costuming, etc. Where did these customs, rituals, and symbols of Halloween come from?  […]

Christians and Halloween, Part 1

It’s that time of year again, time when children (and some crazy adults) dress up in ghoulish costumes and go door-to-door trick or treating for candy. It’s also that time of year when The Mike Corley Program focuses on the true meaning of the satanic observance known as Halloween. Should Christians observe this “holiday”. In Part 1 of […]

Eric Watt-Should Christians Celebrate Halloween? about Halloween? Should you and I be involved in the celebration of Halloween? Finding the answer to this question has been an interesting journey in itself. I interviewed several people and then researched what many leading Christian writers, authors and spokesmen have written about the subject. I also searched various websites like,, […]