What’s the Big Deal About Easter?

A deep dive into the meaning of Christ’s death and resurrection

The empty tomb is the reason for the season. Photo by Pisit Heng on Unsplash

Christmas may be the bigger holiday but Easter is the bigger deal. You could still have Easter without Christmas, but you could not go the other way. It is Easter that gives Christmas meaning.

We don’t know when Jesus was born. Celebrating birthdays was not even thought of…



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James Jordan

James Jordan


Teller of tales, many of which are actually true. Award-winning journalist, and the William Allen White Award for reporting.