rebelling against low expectations


The Rebelution Rolls in Poland


Check out the great work of our friends in Lublin. Watch the video and check out their website: We’ll be sharing more from this group in the coming weeks — so stay tuned.
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Do Hard Things in Other Cultures


We first read the book The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman back in 2005. In it he contrasts studious, hard-working young people in countries like China and India with complacent American teens. It was one of the things that inspired us to start the Rebelution — “a teenage rebellion against low expectations.” When we hosted a Rebelution conference in Tokyo in 2007, we had to ask the...

An Update from Japan


The Royal Green Plaza Hotel in Hakuba, Japan. Thank you all for your prayers. We have been in Japan for just over a week now, and are thoroughly enjoying it. Our earlier post was made as we were running out the door of our hotel in Tokyo the morning after we arrived — and we didn’t have reliable Internet access again until now. So it’s time for an update. The whole family made...

The Rebelution in the Philippines


Alyssa Chua, a 17-year-old rebelutionary from the Philippines, co-authors the blog Godly Ladies in Training with her good friend Christin Alvarez. She has given us permission to post the following essay she wrote entitled ‘Finding the Rebelution’. “Changes ain’t totally pleasant but they’re excellent things,” says Mr. James Harrison in the book Anne of Avonlea...

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 →