rebelling against low expectations

AuthorKarilyn Kimbriel

is a 17-year-old who could find her identity in many things, but she prefers to lump it all into one glorious category: Christ-follower. However, she does sometimes introduce herself as one or all of the following: MK, PK, Chinese adoptee, ranch girl, bibliophile, rice-lover, and thinker. Her brother forcing her to help him teach Sunday School with him helped her discover a passion for teaching, which she plans on pursuing for the future. Soli Deo Gloria.

Pain Helps Us Grow: Three Truths God Taught Me Through Suffering


Last year, a few days before Christmas, my neat, happy familial world crashed around my feet. My mom was diagnosed with cancer. Really quickly debilitating cancer. The news, the surgery, and the treatments took a devastating toll on my mom and on us all. I’m 17, and I’ve seen sorrow and suffering in my life, but never experienced anything that struck so deeply or that hurt so much. As a natural...

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 →