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AuthorChristopher Witmer

is the 24-year-old Editor-in-Chief for TheRebelution.com. Originally from Northern Minnesota, he lives with his family in Los Angeles where they moved to plant inner-city churches. He loves sports, travel, and music, but his passion is writing for God and lifting high the name of Jesus through his writing.

100 Hard Things Quarantine Style (and other news)

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In Case You Missed It #1 Over the weekend, The Rebelution released two video readings from The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe on our Do Hard Things Facebook page in celebration of Easter. #2 We published an article asking the question HOW SHOULD WE RESPOND TO DISAPPOINTMENT? by Michael Longerbeam #3 And, one of our writers, Elizabeth Davis has published an excellent piece on FIGHTING...

Easter in Narnia

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It’s been a rough couple of weeks, what with cancelled plans and postponed weddings and last-minute homeschooling (for some–for others it was old hat). Cancelled Easter plans aren’t any less disappointing. My church has a tradition of camping together over Easter Sunday, which obviously isn’t happening anymore. Other people had Passion plays to perform or breakfasts to...

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NEWS UPDATE: Ingenious 21 Year Old, Prime Minister Intensive Care, an Unrelated Space News

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In Case You Missed It: TheReb’s Katherine Forster has put together a playlist to listen to during the quarantine. And Sara Willoughby has written a terrific article about maintaining purpose during COVID-19 quarantine. The Difference Between Isolation and Quarantine Isolation is separating those with confirmed infections from other people, so that they can get better without infecting...

4 Reasons We Should Obey the Government’s Stay-At Home Orders

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Its Friday April 3, day sixteen of official “stay-at-home” orders here in California. I went outside to check on the world, and amazingly it was still spinning! Got some updates for you. In case you missed it One of our senior editor, Sara Barratt, wrote an excellent article on HOW TO LIVE AS THE CHURCH (EVEN WHEN YOU CAN’T GO TO CHURCH). Amber Ginter published an article (just today) titled IT’S...

17 Year Old Skye Peterson Releases Her Second EP (a conversation)

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Skye Peterson is definitely someone Rebelutionaries should know about. She’s been making music since she was a child and writing music seriously since she was a young teen. Now, she’s seventeen and just released her second EP record. The daughter of long-time recording artist and fantasy author, Andrew Peterson, Skye was planning to tour with her dad to sing the songs from her record...

Quarantine Could Be Devastating for Millions Around the World

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Thursday March 26. Seven days into total quarantine. I only have one news item today and then a conversation with a Rebelutionary from Ireland (some of you may recognize him as an old timer around the blog). I think it’s important to keep a perspective of what other’s are going through around the world. Even as we in America debate and argue about whether or not it’s right to...

Young People Not Social Distancing, Senate Rescue Bill, & Helpful Tip for Social Distancing

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It’s Wednesday, March 25. Fourteen days since the NBA suspended it’s seasons. 5 days since California Governor Newsom ordered a shelter-in-place and the rest of America began following suit. ICYMI Yesterday I instead of a news update, I did a video reading PSALM 23: ENCOURAGEMENT DURING COVID-19. Brett Harris published an article called 7 WAYS TO USE YOUR EXTRA TIME (THAT ARE ACTUALLY...

Psalm 23: Encouragement During COVID-19

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Are you feeling discouraged lately? You’re not alone. On top of everything being cancelled and the crazy news that is constantly streaming in, we’re also forced to isolate from friends and even family–primary sources of encouragement for many of us. Today I went for a walk and listened to Psalm 23 on repeat on the Dwell app (a Scripture audio app). It comforted me and filled me...

Teens Coughing On Produce, Senator Diagnosed, & Tip for Staying Sane During Quarantine (Daily Update #3)

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“While God, for the most part, allows this cosmos [creation] to work according to the laws of nature, there is never a time when He is not actively involved in every detail of life.” ― Charles R. Swindoll ICYMI We have two new articles up on TheReb! One from Ashish Matthew about “Glorifying God with Your COVID-19 Quarantine.” And the other is a fun little video from a family who...

“He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” (COVID-19 Version)

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We all know the fun, little ditty “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” Well, this Georgian family found a way to bring some light hearted hope to their fellow parishioners by modifying the song. It’s the COVID-19 version. Mr. Gingrich, who posted the video to his private piano studio’s YouTube channel, said about the video: “Our church, Cellebration...

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