Technology can be a useful tool for enabling avoidance.
Don’t want to go to Bible study? Just send a text message - “Can’t come tonight. Sorry.”
Got something hard to say? Send an email. “Sermon on Sunday was terrible. I’ll be praying for you.”
Can’t be bothered to call someone to wish them a happy birthday? Post on their Facebook wall instead! (Too harsh?!)
Upset with someone at church? Listen to a podcast instead and therefore avoid the need to go to church and resolve your issues with them.
Slydial is another tool to facilitate avoidance. It allows you to speak directly to a person’s voicemail - i.e. you don’t need to worry about whether or not they will pick up and you’d have to speak to them. Jump straight to leaving a message instead.
Here’s the example promoted on its website....
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