Three Views: Why Confess Sins in Worship When It Seems So Rote?
by Kathleen Norris, John Witvliet (director of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship), and Enuma Okoro
Here is a short but penetrating article on the reasons why confessing our sins together as a church body in corporate worship and receiving the Lord’s forgiveness is a healing mercy and precious gift from God.
The Confession of Corporate Sins: Collective Ownership of Others’ Sins
If you have ever wondered whether or not it is right for you to confess the sins of other Christians in a corporate confession of sin in public worship, see this excellent essay by Presbyterian pastor Ed Eubanks for a thoroughly biblical answer.