The Falcon and the Branch

Once there was a king who received a gift of two magnificent falcons. They were peregrine falcons, the most beautiful birds he had ever seen. He gave the precious birds to his head falconer to be trained.   Months passed, and one day the head falconer informed the king that though one of the falcons…

Thoughts on Identity—Part One

What is our identity in Christ? Many Christian speakers and writers have discussed the topic of our identity in Christ. There are differing opinions on what the definition is of our identity in Jesus. Most seem to conclude that our spiritual identity is everything that is promised to us when we receive Him. However, because…

Thoughts on Identity—Part Two

To follow up on part one of this topic of our identity in Christ, I’d like to offer you a more extensive, although by no means exhaustive, list of some of the many wonderful privileges, benefits, gifts and abilities that when appropriated by us help refine how we reflect the Lord’s Spirit to others.

God Does Not Give Us Gifts He Does Not Intend for Us to Use

from Sister Carmel! by Shawn Michaels, Wrestling for My Life Editor’s Note: Shawn Michaels, aka “The Heartbreak Kid”, “The Showstopper”, “The Headliner”, “The Main Event”, “The Icon”, and “Mr. Wrestlemania” is an eleven-time winner of Pro Wrestling Illustrated and WWE’s Match of the Year Award. He has been blessed enough to be the WWE World…