A sentimental holiday tale that bears its uplifting message about faith and family proudly. It's the Christmas season, but Rev. Henry Biggs (Courtney B. Vance) and his wife Julia (Whitney Houston) are in an Old Testament frame of mind -- it's trials of Job time. Their
marriage is in a rut, the congregation is dwindling, their small son Jeremiah (Justin Pierre Edmund) is miserable because his best friend is being placed in foster care, a rapacious developer (Gregory Hines) wants to level the church and build a tennis court, Henry's having a crisis of faith and
Julia's mother (Jenifer Lewis) is poking her nose in everybody's business. Enter the angel Dudley (Denzel W...