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Easter Bunny Origins

Easter Bunny Origins

Easter is the day on which Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ after he died on the cross. Nowhere in the Bible does it describe a bunny hopping about with a basket full of chocolate eggs, which begs the question: What are the origins of the Easter Bunny and why has this idea become so widely […]

Easter: Is It a Holiday, Celebration, or Both

Easter: Is It a Holiday, Celebration, or Both

The majority of people, regardless of their religious background are familiar with Easter and what it stands for. There are a select few who are unsure of what it is, and why it is acknowledged. Others who are familiar with the concept of Easter, are not sure if it is a holiday, a celebration, or […]

Calculating Easter and Passover

Calculating Easter and Passover

Calculating Easter is not an easy task. It used to be the Sunday of the Jewish Passover week. In 325 A.D. it was decided that Easter would be after the first full moon that came after the Spring Equinox. The Week of Unleavened Bread is symbolic of the Jewish slaves being liberated from Egypt and […]

‘The Cross, The Celebration and The Controversy’ This Easter at Wave Church

‘The Cross, The Celebration and The Controversy’ This Easter at Wave Church

On Easter Sunday Christians across the globe join in celebration of the resurrection Jesus Christ. Many churches choose to refer to the holiday as Resurrection Day because of its commercialization, but it is typically the most attended Sunday service of the year for Christian churches. Wave Church, located in Virginia Beach, is preparing for Easter […]

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 […]

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