Once a litigator in Washington, D.C., and then a seminarian for the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Joe Heschmeyer now works as an instructor for the Holy Family School of Faith Institute, helping people to grow in friendship with Jesus Christ and with one another through ongoing one-on-one discipleship, small gatherings, and large group formation. His writing has appeared in Catholic Answers Magazine, the Washington Times, Word on Fire, First Things, and Strange Notions. In 2014, he was named one of FOCUS' "30 Under 30." He cohosts The Catholic Podcast weekly, and has run the blog Shameless Popery since 2009. Joe lives in Overland Park, Kansas, with his wife Anna and his daughter Stella Maris.
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Joe's Latest from OSV: Who Am I, Lord? Finding Your Identity in Christ
The question "Who am I?" is on the minds and hearts of people of all ages. And for good reason: The answer is important! Who we are - or who we think we are - drives our actions and shapes our relationships.
While we are asking the right questions about identity, the world is busy feeding us the wrong answers: We are our political party, job title, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity - and the list goes on. But until we know why we were created, by whom, and for what purpose, we can never be truly satisfied.
In Who Am I, Lord?, author and speaker Joe Heschmeyer tackles the question of identity by asking two even more important questions:
- Who is Jesus?
- Who does he say you are?
Only when we understand who Christ really is can he show us who we are. Our identity in Christ opens us to the promises he has made us and leads us to the freedom to be who we were created to be.
Who Am I, Lord? will answer the question of your identity in a way that will transform your life.
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