rebelling against low expectations

AuthorKyle Golden

is a senior in high school. He plans to attend Samford University next fall to pursue a degree in exercise science to prepare him for a graduate program to become a physical therapist. You can read more of his work on Unlocking the Bible and Top Christian Books.

3 Steps to Find Rest In The Busyness of Life


At the end of my 9th grade year, I was crushed. Not only was I busy staying caught up on homework and studying, but I also had started intense basketball training in the sixth grade. Homework, studying, and basketball consumed my free time. Overtime, the continual grind zapped my motivation and energy. Eventually, I became overwhelmed. Gradually, I entered into a struggle against excessive...

What the Holidays Are For


There is nothing like the holiday season. Our towns shine with festive lights, the weather gets chilly, and you have an excuse to drink hot chocolate often. Christmas music is listened to during car rides and family members gather from afar together on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. It’s also a great time to be reminded of our calling as Christians to live our days full of thanksgiving...

You Are Saved. So Rejoice!


In the Scriptures are written that we all are born in spiritual deadness and that we will all eventually pass away physically. All of us were born dead in our trespasses and sins, and from birth until our conversion, we walk under the influence of Satan. But at our conversion, when we hear the Gospel proclaimed and are the objects of the accompanying work of the Holy Spirit, we are made alive...

Can You Trust God?


I was anxious as I walked into the senior pastor’s office. As my dad and I sat down on a couch and Pastor Bart sat down in a separate chair, every second seemed to tick by like an eternity. Let me give you some background. In kindergarten, I had been bullied verbally– whether it was for being nerdy or for being seemingly socially awkward. See, I was introverted at heart because I had...

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 →