rebelling against low expectations

The Team

Sara (Barratt) Starkey

Sara is a 24-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 . She's the host of TheReb's podcast Do Hard Things with the Rebelution. Her passion is challenging teens to live sold-out and set-apart for Jesus. She recently married her best friend, Matthew, and is learning how to "do hard things" in this new season of life. 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 sweet dog, Jane. 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. 

Natalie Williams
Social Media Manager
Natalie Renee Williams is an 18-year-old singer/songwriter and worship leader from a small town in Kentucky. She loves reading, writing, and exploring the country with her acoustic guitar. Her greatest passion is sharing Jesus and joy with the world. You can learn more about her music and writing at or connect with her on your favorite social media @nataliereneeoffcial.
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Grace Holland
Graphic Designer

Grace Holland is a homeschool graduate and self-proclaimed "bookworm" attending college near her home in northeastern Oklahoma. She is passionate about boldly sharing the light and truth of God's Word and influencing culture for Christ. When she's not studying or getting lost in a book, Grace can be found playing guitar, discovering new Christian music, working on creative projects, daydreaming about anything from story ideas to treehouse plans, and spending time with her family and friends.

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 →