rebelling against low expectations

AuthorAmanda Fischer

is a homeschool graduate pursuing an Applied Linguistics degree in preparation for working in Bible translation or overseas missions. ​She​ think​s​ deeply and laugh​s​ hard. Languages and history fascinate ​her​, and music and words inspire ​h​e​r​. ​Amanda's​ favorite thing is sharing hope and truth with the world and equipping others to do the same.​ She blogs at ​

The Things I Thought I’d Never Do


When I was around eleven or twelve years old, I had an idea. I’d heard what people said about teenagers–and they weren’t good things. I couldn’t believe teenagers–even so-called Christian teenagers–would act the way people said they did. But then I started to see it for myself. I was shocked and horrified. And so I had this idea, this ideal promise that I made...

What to Do When You Question Your Faith


If you’re anything like me—or, in fact, like most humans alive—you’re a questioner. You see something new, something that doesn’t jive with the images you’ve carefully collected in your mind, and you latch onto it. This desire to know and understand grabs a hold of you and you question this new thing, pick it apart, until you have it satisfactorily figured out and can add it to your worldview...

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →