rebelling against low expectations

AuthorSarah Phillips

is a thirteen-year-old rebelutionary who is home-schooled by her mom along with her two siblings. In her free time, she can be found singing, practicing piano and guitar, reading any good book, advocating for orphans, and writing for the local newspaper. As a pastor's kid, Sarah resides in Gilmer, Texas.

4 Reasons Christians Shouldn’t Be Scared of Death


Two Thursdays ago, eight Christian students were killed for their faith in a college campus shooting. When I read about that tragic event in the headlines later, I realized that what surprised me the most was not that a gunman invaded the campus that morning. Certainly, that was an awful thing to do. But I was more surprised that in the face of certain death, there were still eight students who...

5 Truths That Will Carry You Through In-Between Times


When my last Rebelution article was posted, I was absolutely overwhelmed by the comments in response to it. I had no idea that so many other people had shared my experiences. After posting it, Brett invited me to write a follow-up article about what’s been happening in my life more recently. Here is the result. I wrote Hope through the Storm last August. Since then, I’ve literally...

Hope Through the Storm


It’s raining right now, both outside of my house and inside of my life. My family is going through a hard time. Why? We’re churchless. My father was the pastor of our old church for seven and a half years. The church was full of people who loved us and depended on us every week. We were serving constantly, and regardless of how tired it made us, we loved it. It seemed like we would stay there...

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 →