Standing Naked Before God

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This is a book about one amazing, vibrant church's countercultural practice of public confession of sin. Every week, millennials, Gen-Xers, Boomers, and even young teens at First Church Somerville UCC, the church Baskette pastors, take the stand to tell about a time they messed up, broke bad, or made Jesus want to cry. The book is part how-to, part devotional reading, and part anthology of stories of personal loss, vulnerability, failure, and redemption. It's a book, in our tell-all culture, that is not about baring our souls to get more likes or pageviews, but about putting our wounds into the service of others. And it's not just for church folks, but for spiritual seekers of any stripe who love true stories, and who might be aching for a spiritual practice that will move them toward a wholehearted, vulnerable, and fully integrated life.
Publication Date: 
June 17, 2015