rebelling against low expectations

AuthorSierra Wendt

is a 17-year-old who loves sports, hiking, writing, and life in general. She has a passion for bringing others closer to Jesus, and helping them realize that no matter where life finds them, they’re just a prayer away from an exciting reconnection experience with Him.

My Life Is Not Exciting Enough


Recently, I submitted a three-part story for a children’s magazine to consider for publication — a diary-type chronicle of my life as a pastor’s kid. As I waited for a reply, I had already begun to count my chickens. Diligently I calculated the compensation and multiplied it by three, imaged the cartoon-ish artwork that would illustrate the series, and hoped the editors would spell my name right...

The Hand-Off


The seconds ticked by. Usain Bolt stared ahead with extreme focus, tuning out the applause and listening closely to the hum of vibration as feet pounded in a steady rhythm against the track. A quick glance behind his shoulder told him that now was the time – HIS time. He sprinted forward and reached behind him. Grasping the baton tightly, he surged forward. The outcome of the race was now up to...

A Rebelutionary Conversation With God


It had been a rough week. I was stressed out, and weary of doing all the small and big “hard things” in my life. More than that, I realized just how far my relationship with God had slid. Don’t get me wrong, I was still “a good kid”. As a Pastor’s Kid, I’m extremely involved in my church. I am productively (and at times insanely) busy with school, work, extracurricular activities, and of course...

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 →