We all know about bad habits, and every year around this time, people commit to kicking them to the curb. New Year’s resolutions often center around those harmful practices that are hard to give up. In order to be successful, you not only have to change behaviors but thoughts and attitudes too.
They top our trees, adorn our yards, and may even stand proudly in your local department store. But the Bible has a lot to say about angels, and not just in the Christmas story. Who are these angelic beings, what do they do, and why are they so closely connected to the story of Christ's birth?
A massive media storm followed after superstar rapper Kanye West announced earlier this year that he would no longer be creating secular music. The artist then created a Christian album and burst into the Christian scene, even preaching at megachurch televangelist Joel Osteen's church. Despite his efforts to prove that he is serious about his newfound faith, many are sitting back, skeptical of the singer's conversion.