Easter

Eight coordinated explosions that tore through churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday have killed at least 290 people and injured another 500, in what officials have called a “brand-new type of terrorism.” Police have arrested 24 people in connection with the suicide bombs, the worst violence the South Asian island has seen […]

This is Holy Week, starting with Palm Sunday last Sunday through Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday, which some call Easter Sunday, this Sunday. On Friday, April 7th, the Drama Ministry of Mt. Airy Church of God in Christ presented “Where Jesus Walked,” a play written by John Alexander, which was a perfect precursor to […]

Thousands are expected at the Lincoln Memorial for a special Easter Sunrise Service. The interdenominational service which began in 1979, saw 8,000 people in attendance on last year with more expected this year. With visitors from all 50 states and beyond, it has become a go-to destination for believers on a day recognized by Christians […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF notes that even though Thanksgiving is over, many of us might still have relatives staying in our houses. GRIFF explains that he loves having company, but not when it lasts a bit too long. Often, when the holiday excitement wears off and a work week begins, the house […]

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 […]

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…

Easter, which celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead, is Christianity’s most important holiday. It has been called a moveable feast because it doesn’t fall…

Good Friday is celebrated by Christians all over the world.  Folks gather with there tribes and congregations for reenact Jesus’ Good Friday Crucifixion. In order to open up our mind about this Christian day of worship, we decided to take a look at how Christians around the world celebrate this holy day.   (Above) Actors take part […]

Lily The white lily is the primary Easter flower. Its from Japan. The flower stands for purity and renewal of Easter. The petals are said to be the trumpet of God calling Jesus to return. Tulips Tulips are popular worldwide. It represent the rebirth of spring. Daffodils Daffodils are bright yellow trumpet-shaped flowers that symbolize […]

THE FIRST WORD “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” Gospel of Luke 23:34 THE SECOND WORD “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” Gospel of Luke 23:43 THE THIRD WORD “Jesus said to his mother: “Woman, this is your son.” Then he said to […]