By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
Christians around the world will celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 27. Normally, but not always, Easter usually falls during the month of April.
In today’s world we are used to established dates for most holidays — Christmas is always Dec. 25; Thanksgiving is on the fourth Thursday of November; Labor Day is on the first Monday of September; etc.
Easter is not that cut and dried. I looked at how the date for Easter is determined and it didn’t take long for my head to spin. I looked at various sites for a simple answer and it wasn’t easy. Those explanations included words not normally in my vocabulary. [Read more…]