rebelling against low expectations

AuthorMcKinley Howard

is a 13-year-old girl from Newberg, Oregon. She is passionate about letting others know how truly loved they are. In her spare time, you’ll find her reading, writing, running, hanging out with friends, or listening to her favorite podcast. She enjoys spending time with her family and mentors and learning more about how to live and love like Christ.

Should Christians Love Themselves?


I was in my church class on Sunday, and it was almost over. We were about to pray and then be dismissed. One of the girls was praying about our relationship with God. After asking Him to help us love Him more, she added, “And help us to love ourselves too. Because it’s important to do that.” A flood of questions filled my brain. Is that right? Should we love ourselves? And above...

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 →