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We finish our look at the ancient practice of confession with the practical how-to’s of making a confession. In this lesson I lay out six steps to making a thorough, fearless inventory of our souls, helping us develop the self-awareness necessary for a healthy soul. The first several weeks of this lesson were necessary context and environment-making to be able to do this, but now that we’re here, I hope you see how this will benefit your spiritual life. Continue reading
On how to receive a confession.
Before we can talk about the self-awareness required of making a confession, we need to understand the context in which we’ll be making that confession. Trust, confidentiality, encouragement, and the affirmation of our basic Christian beliefs that we are not defined by our sin… these are critical elements required for a confessorial community.
In today’s lesson, we talk about creating just that environment. Continue reading