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I remember telling you this but just for review The Book of Concord is a book that contains important Lutheran doctrine including the Small and Large Catechisms, important doctrines etc. etc. etc. (Haha ” title=”Razz” />)
Anyway, I believe it might be in the Augsburg Confessions that stated that one may confess to a pastor. (It had a note before this artical that stated that Luther wanted to keep confession and it was well excepted in the early Lutheran Churches.)
So to quickly answer you question, yes, you may confess to a pastor. The major difference between the Roman Catholic Church and the Lutheran Church is that the Roman Catholics consider confession as a sacrament while the Lutherans (at least the Lutheran Church-Missouri Senod or LC-MS for short,) believe that it’s somewhat a sacrament but not a true one such as Baptism and the Lord’s Supper.