rebelling against low expectations

The Team

Sara Barratt

Sara is a 22-year-old author, speaker, avid reader, tea drinker, and Michigan girl. She's the author of Love Riot and Stand Up, Stand Strong: A Call to Bold Faith in a Confused Culture which releases April 2022 by Baker Books and Summit Ministries. Her passion is challenging teens to live sold-out and set-apart for Jesus. Along with her work on TheRebelution, she also contributes to websites like The Gospel Coalition and Girl Defined. Hang out with her at her website and on Facebook and Instagram.

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Tabitha Bell
Managing Editor

Tabitha Bell is a writer and Managing Editor of TheRebelution. Her passion is encouraging others to live in faithful obedience and to dwell in the peace Christ provides regardless of their circumstances. She resides in South Texas with her senior dog, Mr. Darcy, who like his namesake, tolerates most people and loves very few. Hobbies include curating music playlists, spending time with her family, singing incessantly, and naming dogs and horses she has yet to own.

Abbi Langille

Abbi Langille is a young writer and editor for TheRebelution from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. She's been telling stories since she could talk and writing them down before she could spell and she has a passion for writing hope to shed light on the darkest nights of those who struggle with grief, anxiety, and depression. When she's not writing, you can find her painting, reading, or walking along the shore. 

Jonathan Bearden
Social Media Manager

Jonathan Bearden is an 18-year old from Florida, but now currently resides in Western Washington. He's passionate about technology and how we can use storytelling to change people’s hearts and minds toward Christ. Jonathan is in a busy season of life, but in his free time, you can find him watching sports, playing basketball , watching movies/TV shows, and spending time with his family and friends. He hopes to one day use his passion of stories and technology for the glory of God for whatever path that God leads him on! You can follow his Creative account on Instagram and listen to his podcast Build People Up!

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Holly Ciampi
Graphic Designer

Holly is a 22-year old storyteller who loves Jesus, mini chocolate chips, reading fiction, color palettes, and listening to music. She is passionate about telling stories through visual graphics, music and writing. She is always up to making new friends so come say hello to her on Instagram or at her blog, Storywonder.

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Rebekah Che
Graphic Designer

Rebekah is a 16-year-old storyteller and former National Bible Bee contestant who loves all forms of art. When she’s not writing or designing, you can find her playing the piano, studying languages, or enthusing over books. She's passionate about the classics, literary journalism, musical theatre, and influencing mainstream art as driven, high-achieving Christians. She currently lives in a small town in Indiana.

Heaven Franklin
Podcast Editor

Heaven Franklin is a young woman who loves Jesus, reading and writing. You can typically find her encouraging others in some way, whether it's through letter writing or writing on her blog. If you would like to connect with her, you can follow her blog Glorify Christ.

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Claire Miller
Podcast Editor

Claire is an 18-year-old from northwest Illinois. She enjoys the peace and quiet of her country home, as it provides a great source of inspiration for a creative mind. Some might say that her main hobby is finding more hobbies. She loves to spend her free time playing volleyball, reading, writing, bookfolding, and practicing just about every kind of art out there, including sketching, watercolor, canvas and ceramic painting, and so much more. When she's not scribbling in her sketchbook or typing on her laptop, you can find her out tending her chickens, riding horses, or perhaps just relaxing with a cup of coffee in hand.


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 →