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S. Korean man crucified himself over Easter

SEOUL (AFP) – A middle-aged South Korean taxi driver found dead on a crucifix after Easter weekend nailed himself to the cross, police said Tuesday, adding his deep religious faith helped him withstand the pain. The body of the 58-year-old man surnamed Kim was found on May 1 on a…

Chinese Christians arrested at Easter service

BEIJING — Up to 30 members of a Chinese evangelical church were arrested on Sunday for trying to hold an Easter service in defiance of the officially atheist government, a member of the clergy said. A large number of police began to gather early Sunday in the Zhongguancun area of…

Sunday Sermon: Against Easter

In terms of Christian holidays, I’ve always found Easter to make the least amount of sense. Think about it—the central justification of Christianity is that Christ died for your sins, a giant human sacrifice to buy salvation for anyone who wants it, right? But since Jesus isn’t actually dead, and…

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