Family Ministry: Bible Villains


Give families an evening alternative to celebrate the
Halloween season biblically…

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Invite the members of each family to visit with villains such as
Herod, Goliath, Pilate, Pharoah, Judas, Bathsheba, Delilah, or
Haman. Provide snacks and create atmosphere with dimmed lights and
background noise (available at

Set up a station representing the villainous deeds of each of
these people. Have a volunteer dressed as the villain at each
station to talk with families about his or her actions and

Include a Bible and props at each station. For example,
Delilah’s station might include synthetic braided hair, ropes,
fabric, and scissors. Write the villain’s Scriptures on a placecard
at each station, and have families read them aloud. Include the
following questions at each station.

  • “Why do you think this person was a villain?”
  • “What was the result of this person’s actions?”
  • “How did this person’s actions affect the people around him or
  • “How can we avoid being like this villain?”

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