rebelling against low expectations

AuthorSarah Susanna Rhomberg

is a teen who lives in Europe and is fluent in both English and German. When not writing, you will often find her reading or working on the organization of a camp for children – always with a mug of herbal tea at hand. Sarah wants to live her life for Christ and writes to glorify Him. Connect with her through her email list here.

What Success Really Looks Like

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“10 easy steps to fame.” “How to make your post go viral.” “Top tips to make your name known.” Messages like this bombard us constantly. We’ve all heard how to be successful. How to make your music known. How to write and publish a bestseller. The world tells us we must be known. We must leave a mark with our name written all over it. This is the secular philosophy of our world, but it doesn’t...

Teens—Two Perspectives (A Poem)

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Editor’s Note: The world has a very different perspective of teenagers than we do here at TheReb. Instead of expecting us to do hard things, the world has low expectations. Instead of expecting us to follow Christ, the world expects rebellion. This poem reveals both perspectives. Read it both ways to see the dramatic difference. I have no hope It would be stupid to say That my generation...

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To The “Good Christian”— Stop Finding Worth in Your Goodness

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To the one who grew up in a Christian family . . . To the one who memorized chapters of the Bible . . . To the one who wears T-shirts that read “child of the King”. I am speaking to the one who never rebelled against their parents, never went partying late at night and never shoplifted. I am speaking to the Christian who grew up with a false front marked “goodness.” I am speaking to people like...

Are You Giving God 100%?

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Do you give God 100%? I always thought I did . . . until I realized I didn’t. But let’s start at the beginning of my story. From Halfhearted to All In I grew up in a Christian family and gave my heart to the Lord when I was only four years old. As I grew up, I was “trained” in the “right” Christian way and always did the “right” things: I read my Bible every day, I prayed, I hardly ever missed a...

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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 →