rebelling against low expectations

AuthorZach Philip

is a teen, writer, musician, entrepreneur, and above all, Christian from Wheaton, IL. He loves playing guitar and piano, biking, and spending time outside with his friends (when it’s less than 74 degrees). If you’re interested in supporting his writing and would like to read more articles like this, please join his free newsletter here.

What Thomas Aquinas Teaches Us About Apologetics and God’s Existence

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Does God exist? To many of us, the answer seems obvious. Of course God exists! But how do we know? Thomas Aquinas was a 13th century Catholic philosopher and theologian who had the same question, leading him to an intense study which produced perhaps his most famous work: The Five Ways — five philosophical arguments for the existence of God. These arguments give us a strong starting point for...

5 Reasons You Should Study Apologetics

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With a majority of churchgoing teenagers abandoning the faith in college, there is one thing us teenagers need more than ever: Apologetics. Apologetics is the rational defense of the Christian faith– using logic to defend the core teachings of Christianity: the existence of God, the authority of Scripture, the resurrection of Jesus and the gospel itself. Here are five reasons why I believe...

Dear Teenagers: Advice From Screwtape

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Editor’s note: The Screwtape Letters is the title of a book by C.S. Lewis in which an older demon gives advice to a younger tempter through a series of letters. Needless to say, the advice given is exactly what we should guard against as Christians. This article is written in the style of a Screwtape letter, addressing the subject of teenagers. “The Enemy” refers to God, and...

Your Calling Changes Everything

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What You Were Created For “I [Paul] therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called.” Ephesians 4:1 Despite what the world tells us, self-centered happiness is not the point of our lives. Jesus didn’t die to give us a ticket to heaven and have us keep living how we’ve been living all along. The gospel isn’t a free...

Your Identity Changes Everything

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“We shall never find happiness by looking at our prayers, our doings, or our feelings; it is what Jesus is, not what we are, that gives rest to the soul.” — Charles Spurgeon Who are you? If someone came up to you and asked you that question, what would you say? Are we students, writers, soccer players, or cellists? Or are we as Christians something completely, radically...

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 →

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