rebelling against low expectations

AuthorEditorial Team

is a group of young people who are passionate about ministering to their peers as they work for the good of The Rebelution and the glory of God. Their goals are to foster healthy Christian community and publish solid, kingdom-building content for teenagers. You can check out their individual bios here.

Trusting God with Your Heartache and Disappointment with Kristen Clark

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What do you do when your hopes and dreams come crashing down around you? How do you trust God when your life looks nothing like you planned? How do you begin to heal when disappointment slashes a wound across your heart? Is God still good…even when life doesn’t seem good? Kristen Clark has asked these questions…and found incredible hope and truth in the middle of her pain and heartache. In...

Our Best Advice for Young Writers with Jaquelle Crowe Ferris

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“I want to be a writer…but I have no idea where to start! Is it even possible to be a successful young writer?” Jaquelle Crowe Ferris, former Editor-in-Chief of theRebelution and bestselling author of This Changes Everything, joins the podcast today to give her very best advice and encouragement for young writers. She shares the mistakes she made throughout her writing journey (and what she...

14 Years of Doing Hard Things with Alex and Brett Harris

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14 years after Do Hard Things released, hundreds of thousands of lives have been impacted and yet the movement is still going strong. Join our host Sara Barratt as she chats with Alex and Brett Harris on how their lives have changed since they started this rebelutionary movement, what they’d change in Do Hard Things if they could, and the one piece of advice they want to give every teenager...

Make This School Year Different: 5 Week Back to School Challenge With The Rebelution

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Like a throwback to New Year’s, back to school season is a time of making new goals and resolutions. This school year…I’m going to wake up earlier. This school year…I’m not going to wait until the night before exams to study. This school year…I’m going to witness to my classmates and be a light for Jesus! Sound familiar? There’s something about the beginning of a new school year that feels like a...

Advice and Encouragement for New Grads From the Reb Team

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Graduation is a time of paradox. Beginnings and endings blend together as one life season merges into the next. Plans and dreams jumble together with uncertainty and fear. It’s saying hello to the future as we wave goodbye to the past. And honestly? As exciting as graduation is, it can also feel terrifying. Leaving the security of twelve years of grade school, always knowing vaguely what the next...

7 Gift Ideas Every Rebelutionary Teen Will Love

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Unless you’re one of those early Christmas shoppers who have all their presents wrapped by Thanksgiving, Christmas gifts are probably on your mind right now. We all have special items we want to purchase for our family and friends and maybe a wish list of our own. If you’re stuck on what to give to the teens in your life, need some ideas on gifts that are both meaningful and fun, or want to give...

Announcing the Rebelution’s First Summer Book Study!

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So many summer events have been canceled. Sports, concerts, vacations, conferences . . . While many of us were gearing up for a jam-packed summer, suddenly many of our plans disappeared. It can be disappointing . . . but you know what? Here at the Reb, we are excited about this summer. We believe this could be a summer of tremendous opportunities. For growth. For doing hard things. For learning...

Join the Launch Team for The Reb’s New Book!

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Hey, Rebelutionaries! Have you heard the news? The Rebelution has a new book for teens coming out next May! Our lead editor Sara Barratt’s book, Love Riot: A Teenage Call to Live With Relentless Abandon for Christ releases from Baker Books in May 2020. We’re so excited for Sara and can’t wait to share it with you all! But in the meantime, we need your help! Are you a teenager who loves books? Or...

Katherine Forster, Managing Editor at The Reb, Releases New Book

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Transformed by Truth: Why and How to Study the Bible for Yourself as a Teen, a new book by Katherine Forster, releases from Crossway today! Forster wrote Transformed by Truth in response to a lack of resources for serious Bible study for teens. More importantly, however, she wanted to combat the low expectations that the world and sometimes even the church has for teens and their Bible reading...

These Amazing Teens Summited Mount Everest

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Last April, a group of five teens from tribal India did a teeny-tiny little hard thing. They summited Mount Everest. Okay, so maybe it was kind of a hard thing. The funny thing is, a year prior, they hadn’t even known the name of the highest summit (Everest). Now, according to the BBC, not only have they summited the giant, they’re ready to start working on another one (maybe Mount...

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 →