rebelling against low expectations

AuthorCharity Freeland

has a passion to help hurting people. As one who has experienced life-changing tragedy and found freedom and wholeness, she recognizes that God has gifted her with hope, insights, and perspectives to share with others. Charity has spent her career serving various ministries, including a youth and family ministry that focuses on discipleship training and missions, Dave Roever’s ministry to wounded warriors, and most recently REAP International, an online Bible School serving students in many nations. Charity has had the opportunity to share her story of hope and inspiration at baccalaureates and high schools as well as with youth groups and churches around the world. She lives in Ohio where she enjoys spending time with friends and family. You can find her at her website lifebeyondthescars.

There is Life Beyond Our Scars: Finding Hope Even in Suffering


It happened so quickly, there was no way to know, no way to prepare… “We’re going to wreck!” I shouted to my passengers. They were my younger sister, Roseanna and her friend, Nikki. The car spun out of control on the wet road. It was hit by oncoming traffic. When it came to a stop, it burst into flames. There I was, behind the wheel, reaching for the handle to open the driver’s door. Roseanna was...

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 →