Halloween Show Notes

00:00 – Cold Open

00:10 – Introductions

00:25 – Today’s Topic, Halloween

00:43 – Curtis shares his early understanding of Halloween

02:42 – Werecat

02:58 – Cadance loves Halloween

03:26 – Cadance likes to scare people

03:54 – Halloween is evil’s New Year’s Eve

04:20 – Shawn shares His early memories of Halloween

05:22 – Children soften our hearts

06:07 – Curtis tends to go from one extreme to another

06:14 – Cadance (age 7) shares what she likes about Halloween

08:43 – Pumpkins

10:51 – Candy

11:24 – there is nothing morally wrong with dressing up and candy

11:51 – Ann shares the history of Halloween

13:00 – A lot of people don’t think Christians should celebrate Halloween

13:31 – Halloween is a high holy day for Satanists

14:20 – Sally wonders how pagans view Christians playing dress up on “their day”

15:18 – Skeleton Memories

16:15 – Sally and Ann’s mom would always dress them up as angels

16:57 – Shawn shares how he views appropriate participation of Christians in Halloween

18:47 – Ann tells us what the Pagans she knows think of Christians playing dress up on Halloween

19:41 – You Tube: The Other Side of Darkness

21:17 – You’re so funny

21:24 – Curtis believes that Halloween has been normalized much in the same way as yoga has become more about exercise than religion

22:03 – Shawn likes to tie things he’s on the fence about to a scriptural precedent.

24:10 – Awareness is important for parents

26:13 – Light as a feather, stiff as a board

26:32 – Sally’s security as a child of God

27:21 – Ann shares a 7th grade experience with her friends playing light as a feather

28:26 – Sally did play light as a feather in the 6th grade at recess, freaked out the yard attendant

28:39 – Ouija Boards

30:00 – Ann has never seen a Ouija Board

30:09 – Curtis’ Ouija Board experience

30:54 – If you believe in spirits…

32:19 – Ann shares a Chico, CA Halloween

33:25 – Halloween, how far should Christians go?

33:31 – Ann, there are different ways of shining God’s light

34:08 – Curtis struggles with the line

34:57 – Make it more about community than costumes

35:03 – One day a year we see all our neighbors

35:55 – It can be very positive to take a stance

36:14 – Shawn uses biblical guidelines to make his stance, know why you do something and know why you refrain from other things

37:29 – Cadance wishes you a Happy Halloween

37:56 – Give good candy

38:02 – No Swedish Fish

38:25 – Next week: Sex & Violence

39:17 – Fight! Fight! Fight!

39:42 – Are you not entertained!?