via Hallels/Timothy Yap: As Holy Week, Good Friday and Easter are around the corner, it’s time to discover some of the new worship songs to bring to our own personal worship and the church’s praises.  Here’s our favorite 7 new worship songs to adorn our Easter worship with fresh vocabulary and new tunes to exalt […]

  via money/By BRAD TUTTLE : Easter is a very big deal in the U.S., and it’s hardly just about religion. Slightly more than half of Americans say they will go to church on Easter, according to a National Retail Federation survey, while 87% of parents will have Easter baskets for their children on the holiday. (More than eight in 10 […]

via Cleveland19: Last Easter the world watched a Facebook video, Steve Stephens shooting and killing Robert Godwin, Senior. It was a horrifying murder that shocked his family, and most of the world. “Today was worse than anything. That Easter Sunday was the worst thing for us,” said Angela Small, mother of Godwin’s youngest two sons. […]

via mypraiseatl: Easter Sunday is fast approaching and we want to make sure your knowledge of the Christian Holiday is up to par. One of the biggest questions around Easter is why it’s called Easter. Easter is said to have occurred three days after Jesus was crucified by the Romans and died in roughly 30 A.D. In […]

Parents took from small children.” PEZ Candy abruptly canceled its annual Easter egg hunt in Orange, Conn., on Saturday morning after parents disobeyed rules and turned the child-focused tradition “into a mess,” the company said in a statement. “We sincerely tried our best to create a fun, free activity for everyone to enjoy. Due to […]

Saddleback Church in Southern California, founded by best-selling author Pastor Rick Warren, is hoping to reach 50,000 people through a massive multi-campus Easter celebration this coming weekend. Warren will deliver the Easter sermons for all 57 services offered at 16 campuses, including ten locations in Southern California, as well as international gatherings in Berlin, Hong […]

Wondering why you began seeing Easter eggs on the shelves so early this year? While most people know that Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus, the foundation of the Christian faith, few are aware of how its date is determined. In the last 20 years, Easter has fallen in the month of […]

Ash Wednesday, 2016 is Wednesday February 10th, and that means that Fish Fry season begins in Northeast Ohio! Why is it Fish Fry “season”?  Many Christian churches abstain from eating meat on Fridays during Lent, which is why some people think of this time of year as “fish fry season.” Churches and organizations host Lenten seafood lunches and […]

GETTY In 2016, on Palm Sunday, a Christian media mogul is teaming up with FOX to celebrate the life of Jesus Christ Fox is going after a Christian audience for the upcoming Easter season. The network will air “The Passion,” a live musical event, on Palm Sunday, with Tyler Perry as host and narrator of […]

Marcus D. Wiley is busting out churches that didn’t prepare for the overflow of members on Easter! Listen to the audio player to hear why the church…

For nine years, a Florida woman has been helping families in need celebrate Easter by distributing colorful homemade baskets filled to the brim with a…