rebelling against low expectations

AuthorKatelyn Brown

is a 16-year-old writer, Jesus-follower, and sister to three siblings who keep her life fun and lively. She loves photography, good books, black & white shows from the fifties, and encouraging her peers to live life as they were created to---in radical pursuit of Jesus.

Parents Do Hard Things Too (And Four Ways Teens Can Pray For Them)


It started with two teenagers and a vision to see young people take a stand against low expectations. Then a blog was born. The rebelutionary movement caught fire, the blog turned into a book, and an army of young rebels raised their hands eager to do hard things one faithful step at a time. But the movement hasn’t survived on its own. We’ve been joined and rallied around by another army on the...

Jeremiah Thomas, Age 16: His Dying Wish to End Abortion


If you were granted one wish, what would it be? Most teenagers can answer this question without a thought: “To visit my favorite sports player, to meet my favorite band, to embark on a dream get away…” But what happens when a sixteen-year-old state champion football player finds out that his sports injury was a tumor dangerously close to his heart, and he has aggressive bone cancer resistant to...

The Danger of Doing Hard Things Without Jesus


The race is set before you. At the sound of go, you’re off, sprinting down the track. The wind combs through your hair, freedom coursing through your veins. The second mile is down, two more to go. You give it all you have, quickening your speed, steadily catching up with the runner in front. Just as you begin inwardly celebrating, you notice something–your shoe lace came untied. You pause...

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 →