rebelling against low expectations

AuthorErika Schimp

is a 16-year-old high-school and part-time college student. Aside from studying and working, she thoroughly enjoys reading, writing, researching, enjoying nature, solving rubix cubes, and spending time with family. She is very passionate about world hunger, conflict, trafficking, and other issues that occur across the globe today.

Why I Walked Away From God—And How He Drew Me Back


It was early Sunday morning. Suddenly, I was awakened and told to go downstairs. I jumped down from the top of my bunk bed. The sun was shining through the windows, and the sparkling dew still coated the ground. We gathered around, and my father began to pray. It was a disguised way of telling us children that our mother, after being bedridden for nine months from cancer, had passed away in the...

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 →