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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.

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...

Some Good COVID-19 News, California Shut Down, and the Presence of God

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It’s another beautiful morning here in LA. I got my coffee, my comfy mischievous mickey mouse sweatshirt on, and some updates for you. ICYMI Like I said yesterday, we’re committed to bringing you guys good, inspiring, helpful content throughout this week. Check out today’s article by Amanda Barratt about what Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s teaches us about isolation and COVID-19. New Numbers Total global...

Young People Need to Take COVID-19 Seriously and Other News Updates

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ICYMI Over the next several weeks, we’re going to do our best to keep you up to date with developments regarding COVID-19, quarantining, and everything relating to that. We also want to be a source of encouragement, joy, and inspiration to you! This is our moment to shine, Rebelutionaries! We’ve been preparing for moments like this for years. Let’s step up and be an example of hope...

What You Should Know About COVID-19

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Someone, find Thomas Hunter and wake him up because the world is grinding to a pandemic halt without him. You may not have gotten my obscure reference to Ted Dekker’s Circle Series, but unless you have genuinely been asleep and adventuring in another world, you’ve most definitely heard about the pandemic that’s bringing the world to a halt. You probably have even begun to feel the effects of the...

The Rebelution will be at the National Bible Bee Competition!

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Hey Rebelutionaries! This is a Public Service Announcement to all our readers who will be attending the National Bible Bee Competition in Kentucky this November that a few of us from our editorial team are going to be attending as well! We’re very excited and grateful to the Bible Bee for inviting us and giving us a table on Thursday the 21st (the last day of the competition). We’re also planning...

rebelling against low expectations

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