rebelling against low expectations

AuthorMaya Spinler

Sixteen-year-old Maya may be quiet, but her passion for God and pursing Christ is certainly not. What she values most are the simpler things: making her friends laugh by showing them the latest and greatest memes, writing and playing worship music, playing soccer, cheering on the Minnesota Vikings, and doing anything that stimulates creativity.

3 Things to Remember When It Feels Like God Has Abandoned You


I was crying and screaming. “God, where are you?! Why have you left me when I need you the most? Why have you abandoned me?” I have severe anxiety. It wakes me up at night, gives me nightmares, and when my body doesn’t know what to do with all the built-up anxiety, it shuts down and makes me pass out. The panic attacks I experience make me want to just lay down and never get up...

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 →