rebelling against low expectations

AuthorAnna Baker

is an 18-year-old “Cyclone” at Iowa State University and is confidently “undeclared” for the time being. She loves to run, bike, read, and write and she hopes to someday submit her interests and abilities to God’s work overseas. Her favorite verses are Colossians 3:1-3, “If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is. Set your mind on the things above, not on things of this Earth for you have died and your life is hidden in Christ, with God.”

It’s Okay to Be Needy


Have you ever wrestled with God about something? I have. And thankfully, I didn’t win. One November morning my devotional time started off simply enough with reading my Bible and praying for a variety of things — but then I felt prompted to pray about a topic that I had altogether been avoiding with God: my college education. Since my freshman year of high school, I had decided on the...

How To Be Single (For All the Wrong Reasons)


This morning I found myself reading a blog post from a teenage girl who was currently in a relationship yet wanted to give reasons for why she wished she was single. While I’m sure she thought herself to be very insightful, the post only projected the lifestyle my generation is and will be living. Her reasons for discouraging the pursuit of a romantic relationship included: 1. “Relationships...

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 →