“THIS COULD happen if your congregation buys the new ‘Mixing it up with Harry Potter’ study guides from the Church of England.” Read whole article here.
Of course there any many who think the HP books are evil and lead kids into witchcraft. Why is the magic in Harry Potter any more threatening than the magic in The Chronicles of Narnia or the Lord of the Rings? It is not. Jesus used stories to teach. As a matter of fact, if you look at his parables, he used examples from his own culture to drive home a point or two. When we use popular culture to connect kids to spiritual truth, we are following the example of Jesus.