rebelling against low expectations

AuthorBrooke Bernhardt

is a 19-year-old girl who is trying to serve God and show others His love. She enjoys summer camp ministry and is living in Peru as a student missionary. She would like to pursue a career in the medical field and her favorite hobby is not juggling. She blogs at Not Enough to be Nice.

Bringing Christmas to Orphans


My name is Brooke Bernhardt and I’m a 19-year-old currently serving as a missionary in Pucallpa, Peru. Pucallpa is a city in the Amazon jungle where there is a vast amount of poverty and disease. Alot of people here struggle with malaria and Dengue fever. I work with an organization called AMOR Projects which stands for Ambassadors In Medical Outreach and Relief. I am volunteering here in...

God, Do I Really Have to Love Her?


It’s easy to love the lovable: the precious children who giggle sweetly, the beautiful but lonely single mother, maybe even the dad who is funny but disrespected. It’s easy to love the cute, kind, and caring but harder to love ugly, stubborn, and harsh, the one who speaks foul language, the disrespectful, obnoxious, and even annoying. I’ve lived my life for nineteen years...

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 →