Should Christians Celebrate Passover?
One of my lasting memories from college is celebrating Passover with Chelsea Clinton. We shared the Passover meal with several friends, and during it I asked her if she had ever celebrated Passover. She told me she had attended Passover seders (the ritual meal) her whole life.
As I wrote my first book on Passover, I discovered she is only one of many Christians who regularly do. President Obama hosts a Passover seder at the White House every year. Many churches host a Passover meal on Maundy Thursday, the evening before Good Friday.
For Jews Passover begins in less than two week. Should Christians explore it as well? Absolutely. It teaches universal values that can transform our lives. To me the following three are the most powerful: