rebelling against low expectations

AuthorHeaven Franklin

is a 16-year-old High School Junior who is striving to be in the world but not of it. She desires to live her life for Christ to the best of her ability and share her faith with others. When she’s not blogging, you can find her taking photos, reading, diamond painting or listening to Adventures in Odyssey. If you would like to connect with Heaven, you can check out her blog GlorifyChrist

Following the Nudge: What God Taught Me About Obedience


“Do you know what your spiritual gift is?” Ms. Flora asked as we sat on the swings at camp. It was something I hadn’t thought about in a while. “I know I have one, but I don’t remember what it is,” I replied at first. Suddenly I remembered, “Wait, it’s encouragement.” About a week later at church, the pastor preached a message on what makes Jesus...

The Problem with Perfectionism: 3 Reasons Why It Can Be Sinful


I’m a perfectionist, and I’m not proud of that. Being a perfectionist means I put a lot of pressure on myself, create unrealistic goals, and always try to impress others. I want to appear as if I have it “all together”. I’ll never forget how much I wanted to appear that way when it came time to pick classes for my Junior year of High School. In 9th grade, I took two honors...

What God Taught Me About Unfulfilled Dreams


August 18th, 2021, was one of the most challenging days I’ve ever experienced. I felt like an all-around failure. Despite how hard I prayed for God to make it happen, my dream got destroyed. Honestly, my mistake was not praying correctly. I wasn’t praying for God’s will to be done but was merely asking God to make my desire happen. When I did pray for Him to gain the glory in my...

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 →