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I refuse to be impressed with the status of any individual in any organization.

I refuse… …to be impressed with the status of any individual in any organization. How’s your resume look? In our western culture we make resumes. We want people to know our status, what we’ve done, and how we have done … Continue reading

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I refuse to believe that certain people are infallible.

I refuse… …to believe that certain people are infallible. From the introduction of I refuse, I noted that my list of refusals arose out of a time of frustration with myself and the church. Someone may rise in a church … Continue reading

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I refuse to adopt fads over convictions and biblical principles.

I refuse… …to adopt fads over convictions and biblical principles. Don’t you love first dates? No, me neither. It’s been a while since I’ve been on one, but the awkwardness is the worst! Both parties try avoiding offending the other. … Continue reading

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I refuse to take my eyes off the resurrection.

I refuse… …to take my eyes off the resurrection. I know a lot of stuff.  I graduated from Bible college, completed my Masters, taught through the Bible multiple years, and like reading theology for fun.  Some may feel I’m bragging.   … Continue reading

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I refuse to be unsatisfied.

I refuse… …to be unsatisfied if all I have is the love of God. In my studies of “I Refuse,” I’ve noticed that I write in a context.  When I consider the “I refuse” statements, I often remember the circumstances … Continue reading

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I refuse to be negative even when the enviroment is negative

(Note: While I wrote this article over a year ago, I find I’ve let myself get dragged into negativity by personal circumstances. It’s a strange thing to teach oneself.  Just a bit of confession…) I refuse… …to be negative even … Continue reading

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I refuse to think like the world thinks

I refuse… …to think the way the world thinks. My home has become a menagerie.  As of this writing, we have two dogs and three cats, and ten chickens.  One of our cats is named Scooper.  She’s not normal.  In … Continue reading

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