How Does Easter Relate To Jesus? The History Of Easter Explained – HistoryExtra

Why do we celebrate Easter? When did we start eating Easter eggs? Where did the Easter bunny originate? Historian Emma J Wells explores the origins of this springtime celebration and explains its religious connections [Excerpts]: Like its festive and spooky cousins, Christmas and Halloween, Easter evolved over centuries, blending Christian and non-Christian elements together. ...the …

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Steep decline in practicing Christians will have major repercussions for church leaders: study – The Christian Post

New research from the Barna Group found that the share of practicing Christians in the United States has nearly dropped in half over the last two decades — a shift the group warns will have “major repercussions” for church leaders. — Read on http://www.christianpost.com/amp/steep-decline-in-practicing-christians-will-have-major-repercussions-for-church-leaders-study.html

16 News Now investigates: Former students speak out against religious reform school

Dozens of former students of a Kosciusko County reform school are speaking out, saying they were abused while staying at Hephzibah House. — Read on http://www.wndu.com/content/news/16-News-Now-Investigates-Former-Students-Speak-Out-Against-Religious-Reform-School-568149531.html See also recent video testimonials, as first aired on Dr. Phil

Broken Faith : NPR

NPR coverage of Broken Faith: Inside the Word of Faith Fellowship, One of America's Most Dangerous Cults by Mitch Weiss and Holbrook Mohr. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. — Read on http://www.npr.org/books/titles/806059093/broken-faith-inside-the-word-of-faith-fellowship-one-of-americas-most-dangerous-

How the Trump Cabinet’s Bible Teacher Became a Shadow Diplomat – The New York Times

Ralph Drollinger is on a mission to extend the influence he has in Washington around the world. Is he representing Jesus, the administration — or himself? — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/29/magazine/ralph-drollinger-white-house-evangelical.html OTHER RESOURCES: I wasn't there, but had a take on that trip for @RightWingWatch https://t.co/0f7RZG5q5J— Peter Montgomery (@petemont) October 29, 2019 Telling tidbit on the …

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