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Interview With Matthew Mercer Sakura Con Easter Weekend

Interview With Matthew Mercer Sakura Con Easter Weekend

Easter weekend this year happened to take place during the annual Sakura Con anime convention in Seattle Washington. This convention calls to fans of anime, video games, comic books, movies, and just about anything you can dress up as. A number of voice actors joined the con this year to give interviews and run panels […]

Car Crash at Church on Easter [Video]

Car Crash at Church on Easter [Video]

For many, Easter is a time to reflect on one of the most profound stories in religion. It is also a time for many to get together with family, friends and celebrate. Unfortunately, for a group of unsuspecting churchgoers, this Easter was marred by tragedy as a car crashed through the wall of the church at the […]

Easter Celebrations or the Chocolate Festival?

Easter Celebrations or the Chocolate Festival?

Easter is upon us, but what does that mean? Is there more to it than a festival of chocolate eggs? For some it is cause to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, for others a long relaxing weekend, the start of spring, the decline towards winter or just a great excuse to eat eggs. Here […]

Easter in an Interfaith Marriage

Easter in an Interfaith Marriage

Easter commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In Christianity, the fact that Jesus was Jewish is often not emphasized. However, the origin of the two religions has the same roots, and many Christian customs stem from Judaism. For Christians married to Jews, they have a lot in common, which can make Easter work […]

Easter Eggs Are Red at Orthodox Churches

Easter Eggs Are Red at Orthodox Churches

Traditionally, Easter eggs are red at Orthodox churches. An Orthodox church in Maryland continues this tradition. At the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Maryland, the church people try to make faith and fun come together. Like most Eastern Orthodox churches, these people make a symbol of the resurrection of Jesus that certainly does stand […]

Easter in U.S. Extra Meaningful for Christians Who Fled Syria

Easter in U.S. Extra Meaningful for Christians Who Fled Syria

Easter is extra meaningful for Christians who fled Syria to come to the United States. Many who fled the war-torn country, had to leave family members behind. Edeette Chukro, 51, was among the Christian minority in Syria. She is celebrating her first Easter in the United States where it is safe to make the sign […]

History of the Easter Egg

History of the Easter Egg

Many cultures around the world hold the belief that the egg is both a sign of new life and rebirth. In fact, the ancient Persians, Hindus, Egyptians, and Phoenicians all were of the belief that the world and life itself began with a giant egg. The history of the Easter egg goes back a very […]

Easter Movies: Top Five to Watch

Easter Movies: Top Five to Watch

The television channels are playing a plethora of movies they deem to be the best to watch, but none as good as the top five movies to watch this Easter Sunday selected below. There are many choices that span the spectrum from funny, serious and religious. The list provided has a little bit of everything […]

Do Pagan Traditions Hinder the Message of Easter?

Do Pagan Traditions Hinder the Message of Easter?

Easter is the time Christians celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is a holiday which is also shared with secular traditions such as Easter egg hunts, candy and the infamous Easter bunny. Although some of these traditions derive from pagan observances which date all the back to the Roman Empire, do they […]

Easter Egg Hunt Turns to Horror

Easter Egg Hunt Turns to Horror

A man was found dead under a deck on Wednesday, turning a 4-year-old’s Easter egg hunt into a horror story. Tara Hanouskova of Knoxville said she had smelled something earlier in the week, but could not figure out where the foul odor was coming from. She told authorities the odor was not consistent or strong, […]

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