Whether you know it or not, shame is in the house. It is the silent fiend that steals our peace and joy and prompts us to question our place in this world and in relation to everyone else. Despite its prevalence, few of us are free from shame and its debilitating, isolating ways. In this episode of Persuasion, Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson invite counselor and author Heather Davis Nelson to parse out how we can find freedom from shame and walk in the grace and love of Jesus. Nelson has drawn from her professional and personal experiences in combatting shame to craft her first book, published by Crossway, titled Unashamed: Healing Our Brokenness and Finding Freedom from Shame. This episode explores the ways shame affects us in daily life, the role a safe community has in overcoming shame, and the ways shame’s negative influence can be defeated. Nelson’s book is a CAPC Member Offering for July.

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Further Reading:


Unashamed: Healing Our Brokenness and Finding Freedom from Shame, Crossway

The Soul of Shame, by Curt Thompson

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