rebelling against low expectations

AuthorIsabella Daou

is a 15-year-old writer who lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her family. She fell in love with Jesus a couple of years ago. When she’s not writing, you can find her swimming, spending time with family and friends, or reading a good book. Find more of Isabella’s writing on her blog, The Public-Schooled Christian </a

The Importance of How We Spend Our Free Time

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It’s that time of year. School started a few weeks ago. Many of us are adjusting from having lots of free time to having less and less as the school year progresses, and sports and clubs pick back up. The large number of things to do, and the seemingly small amount of time to do them, can be overwhelming, especially for those of us who just finished a slow and restful summer. With all the things...

5 Things We Can Learn About Following Jesus from Playing Sports

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“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,” (Hebrews 12:1). Do you play a sport? Do you know someone who does? If so, you know what it takes. Playing sports is hard. Sometimes you don’t want to keep going—but you continue...

5 Attributes of God the Father: How He Cares for His Children

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As teens, we have a special understanding of what a father is. Most of us live with our fathers or have recently lived with them, so the concept of what a father is and does is still pretty fresh in our minds. While we live under our father’s roof, we experience aspects of him we wouldn’t otherwise. We understand he is there to comfort us, but also to discipline us. He is not only a guide...

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 →