rebelling against low expectations

AuthorCamden McAfee

is Staff Writer and Communication Coordinator with PULSE, an evangelistic ministry. He and his wife Kaylin both grew up reading Do Hard Things and now live in Minneapolis. You can read more of his thoughts on knowing God online at Countercultural.

The Gospel Transforms the Teen Years: An Interview with Jaquelle Crowe


“Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.” — 1 Timothy 4:12 This is a well-known Scripture passage to anyone who’s been around The Rebelution for any amount of time, and it’s all about how the gospel changes everything. Think about it. Another way to state this verse is to say the gospel transforms what we...

No One Has a Boring Testimony


This weekend, Teen Challenge came to my church. They sang and shared powerful testimonies of God’s transformation in their lives. If you’ve ever heard them or similar groups share miraculous stories of deliverance from drugs, alcohol, and gangs, I bet many of you can relate to this thought: I wish my testimony was less boring. Of course, we don’t wish we were addicted to drugs...

3 Hard Truths for the Not-Yet Married


Well, it happened. One year ago, we tied the knot and embarked on one of the biggest, hardest things we would ever do. Marriage. “Marriage” is a buzz word for a lot of rebelutionaries. Most of you are young and unmarried, but to be honest you think about marriage fairly often. You wait and struggle to trust God for His perfect plan for your future spouse. I was there. And through my waiting...

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 →