What makes Jesus different from the prophets of the world’s other great religions? The claim that he rose from the dead and left behind an empty tomb. But how much do we know about that?
Who leaves a gun in a car for a kid to find? 6-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shoots And Kills Woman This is so tragic. According to Raw Story: A 6-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed a South Carolina woman after finding
Before the celebration of a resurrection on Easter, Christians pay respect and remember sacrifice. In the Christian faith, Good Friday — the Friday before Easter Sunday — marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the last day of Holy...Show More Summary
The ultimate Easter accessory was never a colored egg. If you know what we know, the yearly celebration of Jesus’ resurrection is also your annual chance to glide through those church aisles with the most excessively stylish hat atop your blessed head. Show More Summary
He’s been compared to Christ in the past, so it’s no wonder Jared Leto was excited to find a man who looks even more like Jesus than he does. While milling around the California countryside, the “Dallas Buyers Club” Oscar-winner snapped...Show More Summary
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Jesus spent three hours on the cross on Good Friday, a day when we all awakened to front-page tributes to Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The Nobel laureate passed away on April 17, Maundy Thursday, the day, according to tradition, that Jesus...Show More Summary
New Oregon marriage licenses available for gay couples. Jared Leto and Jesus, together at last. Will Prince William wear a fashionable Alpaca wig? Rich Juzwiak interviews Ira Sachs about his forthcoming film Love is Strange: "I've been close to two...
Happy Passover! Here's "This Jew Died for You," a bizarre video depicting Jesus on his way to a gas chamber in a Nazi death camp with some Polish Jews. It comes from Jews for Jesus, an evangelical group that aims to convert Hebrews in apparently the most off-putting way possible. Read more...
You might think I'd have grown tired of the Zombie Jesus meme by now, but you'd be wrong. I continue to be fascinated with the zombie genre and the notion that someone who returns from the dead is in fact a zombie. I also continue to...Show More Summary
by Laura Snelgrove Let’s get the obvious out of the way immediately: Jesus Christ Superstar is the greatest film of all time. Growing up, I looked forward to Easter for two reasons: candy, and our annual Good Friday JCS screening. My...Show More Summary
To celebrate Good Friday 2014, an unknown street artist has decided to honor Kanye West in arguably the most sacrilegious way possible. A mural depicting the rapper as Jesus on the cross has just been spotted in Los Angeles…Continue
One of the first things I remember taking place when I committed my life to Jesus Christ was the erosion of bitterness and anger and the growth of a love I had not known before. Years of bitterness and anger that had been building up just began to dissolve.
God speaks to us in mysterious ways.
Hundreds of Greek Orthodox pilgrims, some coming home after 40 years of forced exile, commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus in a rare Good Friday service in northern Cyprus on Friday.
The chocolate icon is part of a Divinity collection of Buddha, Ganesh, Moses and the Virgin at the ironic treat shop.
Recent years have seen a tendency to water down the Resurrection. A popular tack in preaching and in contemporary books on Jesus is the “shared memory” thesis, but particularly when we look at the disciples, the watered-down resurrection doesn’t seem credible at all.
Holy Week nears its conclusion, and the story of Good Friday—the Passion of Jesus Christ—is worth revisiting. “But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed. Show More Summary
If were to walk around Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago, you might see a giant 14-foot cross and image of Jesus put up by a Christian group: It's legal. They requested and received permission to do it. But that means everyone else gets to join in the fun! Which is why the Metropolitan Chicago chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation put up its own display yesterday:
Kari Jobe leads Bethel Church in a moving performance of "Forever." This Easter weekend, be encouraged by this moving moment of worship.