rebelling against low expectations

About the author

Alex and Brett Harris

are the co-founders of and co-authors of Do Hard Things and Start Here. They have a passion for God and for their generation. Their personal interests include politics, filmmaking, music, and basketball. They are both graduates of Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, Virginia.


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  • oh quick question. How do I know that my bookstore has it?!
    I don’t get out very often, but when I do, I’d love to get a copy ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Hey guys, I’m having issues getting the video to load. This has happened before. You may want to check it out.

    I have been DYING to get my hands on a copy of that since I found the guys where writing another!!
    Checked out CBD a few days ago, and then Amazon, and found it!
    Gonna get it, ASAP!
    Thanks Hannah!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    -Molly W.

  • Haha, that was so cute and funny!!! I loved it! ๐Ÿ˜€

    I am still waiting for mine to get here in the mail. I am trying to wait patiently! I am really looking forward to it!


  • That was so cute and awesome! I just got an email today that our order from Amazon has been shipped so i cannot wait!!!!!!

  • That was just too cute, and it certainly put a smile on my face! (And by the way, nice outfit Hannah ๐Ÿ™‚ )…
    Highly anticipating the arrival of my own copy,

  • My copy is probably sitting at the post office. We just happen to be out of town the week it is supposed to come. I can’t wait to get home and read it though!!!!!

  • Oh this drove me nuts!!!! I could almost read the back cover…….but I couldn’t read the whole thing! I ‘ve preordered it, and I’m trying to wait patiently (that’s a hard thing isn’t it? lol)
    Good gob Hannah

  • Oops didn’t mean to enter text yet!

    That was great, Hannah!
    My books came in the mail yesterday, so excited!

  • That’s cute, Hannah!
    That is so me, digging around the entire store for something like that! =)
    I ordered my Start Here book on the book bomb date, so it should be here soon. Eep! Can’t wait!
    Keep up the great work, guys!

    In Christ,
    Jer 1:17-19

  • That video is put together well, it is making more anxious to read the book myself. I am still eagerly awaiting the arrival of my book, I cannot not wait to get my hands on it. Your first book has inspired me so much, I’ve even gotten a few friends of mine to read it & a few who want to read the next one.

  • Awesome!!! I can’t wait to get my hands on my own copy!!!! YEAH!!! Good job, Hannah! And, of course, great job, Alex and Brett on getting your second book out!!!! God bless!!!

  • Great video! I think that Hannah’s sleuthing around the store and her prompting them to put the books out definitely deserves an autograph! ๐Ÿ™‚ I got my book today and can’t wait to read it and be encouraged and challenged!

  • What a cute video:) I got my books today and am TRYING to read them through when I’m not helping mom by changing diapers, taking kids outside, making dinner, and doing school. I’m only like 1/10 of the way through.. ๐Ÿ™‚
    BTW Hannah- cute converse!!!

  • That is SO cute! ๐Ÿ™‚ Great job, Hannah!

    I’m so excited this book is out! I haven’t gotten a copy yet but I hope to soon. Can’t wait for the Rebelution to come to my city in September!!!!!!!!! Yay!!

  • You guys are going to Georgia three months after me. =-/
    You should come up to the north part of New England! (=

  • Hey Alex & Brett,
    I wanted to let you know that Barnes and Noble is not putting your new book on the shelves. I had to go to Lifeway to buy Start Here, because Barnes and Noble did not have it. Great book so far, I’m in Chapter 3.
    – from Myrtle Beach

  • I’m still waiting for my order to come in (although perhaps not to patiently, whoops)! I was planning on making a video too, for my church back home. But this was just too cute! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Thank you everyone for your kind comments! I had no idea it would end up here :P, so this response is very unexpected. I’m looking forward to hearing how God uses this book in people’s lives! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Don’t worry, I will collect on my autographs next time I see Alex and Brett. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Great job, Hannah! I really enjoyed your movie. It made me laugh. My copy shipped yesterday, and I can’t wait to get it so I can read it in like 2 hours! Hehe!

  • Haha! Cool video. I have to say I’m jealous because she went to a LifeWay store. There isn’t one in my state and I miss shopping there. ๐Ÿ™

    I am patiently waiting for my copy to arrive from CBD. My heart was sad when I saw there was nothing for me in the mail today. Maybe tomorrow!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Loved it! Great job Hannah! Only you should have bought your copy on the book bomb! ๐Ÿ˜› Just kidding!

    I received my ten copies of “Start Here” yesterday and am having such a great time reading it! Thanks for writing it Alex and Brett! ๐Ÿ˜€

    Sarah ๐Ÿ˜›

  • I am super excited to read this book! But honestly, I’m not yet done reading the first book of yours! Yeah, really.. you’re book is really an INSPIRATIONAL book so even if I’m not yet done reading it on my own.. I just can’t wait to share it with my friends! The reason that up to now, I haven’t finished reading it. I’m so blessed and relieved that, our generation today.. is making actions to preach salvation and to change lives! It’s so awesome! Thanks for letting God work upon you.. You really are a History maker! You change lives, and definitely change the world! Thanks to God right? :)) God bless to you guys! Uber!

  • Aw! That was so cute! Good job Hannah!

    I can’t wait to get my copy!!! Not too sure when I’ll be able to go out and get it…since I’m currently, stuck in my house/bedroom due to some…annoying illness that I have. However, I will find a way!

    Thanks for sharing this with us!

  • Ok, so I decided to read he first 2 chapters on this website, and now I am going crazy cause Amazon says my copy will be here by next Saturday! Uuuggghhhh! I thought I would get it this past Saturday (yesterday)!

  • wow. I was really impressed with your movie making skills, Hannah! I put together some movies for my church sometimes, and it is a lot of hard work! Great job! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • I just had to share that I got my copies of “Start Here” yesterday!!! Who-hooo!!!! I’m SO excited! Can’t wait to pass some out to my friends! Again, WHO-HOOOOO!!!

    ๐Ÿ™‚ God bless!!

  • I just got my 10 copies today! Yay! I cant wait to read them…but I really cant right now cause I got sick (stomach virus) today, and my head hurts!

  • Start Where? Oh Yes! yippee for Start Here!!! There, anywhere. Can’t waitt o read! ๐Ÿ™‚ btw! I’m so excited for your dads conference @ the Moody Church in Chicago!

  • That was so cute Hannah! I pre-ordered my copy on amazon the day before i found out about the book bomb…oops! i love the book; thanks sooooooo much you guys!

  • That was awesome! I was fortunate enough to be approved for the WaterBrook Multnomah Blogging for Books program just in time to get 2 advanced reader copies to review on my blog! It was great, so great in fact, I gave both copies away and ordered an autographed one. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • That was so cute!!! Unfortunately, because of the “end of the school year business” and a VERY unfortunate computer crash, I had not looked on therebelution in awhile, but I am so exceited to get my own copy soon!!! can’t wait ๐Ÿ™‚

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectationsโ€”a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More โ†’