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A useful how-to guide for avoiding conviction

Posted by on Jan 27, 2011 in blog links | 2 comments

A useful how-to guide for avoiding conviction

My friend Dan at “The Ekklesia in Southern Maine” has written a blog series on how to avoid conviction. He writes about avoiding conviction caused by teaching, the examples of others, reading Scripture, and the Holy Spirit.

[Sarcasm warning: If you don’t like sarcasm or tongue-in-cheek humor, you should probably stay away from Dan’s posts above, and you should probably not read the remainder of my post. You have been warned.]

Dan tells us the purpose of this blog series:

This is a how-to guide on how to avoid those awful feelings of conviction that sometimes nag us on our Christian walk. I hope you find it helpful in relieving those annoying feelings of guilt and painful realizations that you may need to change.

There are certain situations that lead one to feel convicted. Each situation requires a different strategy in avoiding said conviction.

So, how do you avoid conviction?


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  1. 1-27-2011


    It is great to see you back writing again. I trust you and Steph and the kids are doing well. These posts were incredibly well-written, and quite funny. I enjoyed them immensely. Just wanted to let you know that.

    God bless,


  2. 1-27-2011


    We are doing well, and I am glad to be back to blogging. I would like to blame my absence on writers block but sadly I cannot overlook the fact that my writing has increased as football season has come to an end (sure the Superbowl is still ahead of us but the Patriots were knocked out two weeks ago so THAT was when the season really ended). Seriously though, I’m glad you enjoyed the posts.