Looking forward into the New Year, many people will evaluate the past year and wish for recovery from their failures and for accomplishment of unmet goals. They will set new targets in their personal, family, work and church life. To set ourselves on the path to victory, we need to know and be assured of who we are and where we are heading. We should confront these fundamental questions: What is our identity? What is our purpose in life? And how should we live in light of that?