Christmas is probably the time of year when, certainly in the West, there is an overwhelming plethora of traditions and practices that each culture likes to embrace. Many are similar but there is also a huge range of completely different ones.
Why does the universe have all the right physical characteristics to support intelligent life. How probable is it ? Does the universe only exist at all once it has conscious observers ?
They were unlikely leaders. Most knew more about mending nets than winning converts. Yet 2,000 years later, all over the world, the apostles are still drawing people in.
News Year Eve in the West means December 31st. However for a large part of the World this isn’t the prelude to a new Year.
The book of Acts decsrcibes the events following Jesus’ death and resurrection however it doesn’t detail the exact chronology. This article outlines what and when the events occurred.