Holiday Traditions: Treating Trick-or-Treaters with the Good News!

“What other time do friends, neighbors, and strangers knock on your door and ask for a treat?!”  I wish I could remember who I heard say that years ago because I would thank him or her for the impression it made on me.   My family makes the most of this opportunity by having tracts available to give out with the candy.  American Tract Society has a number of child-friendly tracts available for ordering.  I’m about to order ours so we’ll have them in plenty of time before Halloween.

Because we are out trick-or-treating with our own children on Halloween night, we are not at home to pass out the treats.  So, every year we decorate a brown grocery bag, fill it with candy and tracts, and leave it on the porch along with a note instructing the trick or treaters to only take 2-3 things.  Who knows whether or not they all abide by that rule, but we figure whoever gets the tracts are the ones meant to have them.  My kids love prepping the bag and then together we pray over the bag that God would use the tracts to help the recipients learn more about Him and salvation through Christ Jesus.

Here’s what ours and some of our friends’ looked like from a couple different years…


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