rebelling against low expectations

AuthorMaryAnn Bowman

is a 14 year-old girl from the Florida panhandle; she loves doing anything that encourages other's faith in her living savior! She's been homeschooled her entire life, and is the oldest of seven children. You can find her playing piano, running, or playing with her siblings! As an avid lover of Christian music, she can barely go a day without it. Smiling and laughing with amazing friends and family sum up her best days, and she hopes that through her words, actions, and writing others will see Jesus inside of her!

Dear Christian, Don’t Settle for Just Enough Jesus to Get By


Several weeks ago, I awoke from a fuzzy dream only able to recall the last several moments. I remember looking at a large tree, knowing it was full of caterpillars who should have formed into butterflies long ago but stubbornly refused to do so. Why the delay? I expressed my confusion to a young woman beside me, “Why aren’t they changing?” The moment hung in silence before she answered with a...

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 →