Re: Husband says no more Christmas Tree, Santa, Easter, kids upset
I believe we are living in the end times as well. Even if we are, that doesn't mean we shut down our every day lives.
Some of our Holidays may have evolved from non-Christian days, but so what? It's how WE celebrate them that matters.
December 25 is not Jesus's B-day, but it's a day to celebrate it all the same. We have no idea the actual B-day for our son that we adopted from China...we celebrate the day that was picked by his orphanage.
We used to attend a church that had issues with Halloween....so they had "Trunk or Treat" in the church parking lot for the local children....we had face paintings, games, prizes, etc..And another church had a Harvest Party. Kids could still dress up, get candy and have fun in a safe environment.
There's a saying...you can be so Heavenly minded that you are no earthly good....
I believe this applies to these legalistic churches that go looking for demons under every rock and their list of "Thou shalt not's" is a mile long.
For anyone that truly believes we are in the end times, doesn't it seem the focus should be reaching out to our communities and our families with the Love of Christ instead of turning folks off with legalistic nonsense?