rebelling against low expectations

AuthorRachel Kimzey

is an 18-year-old homeschool graduate who is finishing up a gap year between high school and college. The oldest of 8 brothers and sisters, she cannot imagine life without them. Reading, writing, and making things beautiful make her come alive. But her biggest passions stem from the purpose and redemption that Christ is in her life: She loves words, visuals, and seeing how ideas change everything else.

Doing Hard Things Is Not About You. It’s About God.


I stomped my foot in excited defiance at the thought. “Talk about doing hard things!” I heard my own words, and it was like I’d been shot in the gut. A moment before, I had been giddy with pride and joy because an author I respected had complimented and shared some of my work. But the self-centeredness of my reaction shocked even myself. “Out of the overflow of the heart, the mouth speaks,” Jesus...

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 →