Do Hard Things

A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations
Narrated by: Alex Harris, Brett Harris
Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
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Publisher's Summary

A generation stands on the brink of a "rebelution."

A growing movement of young people is rebelling against the low expectations of today's culture by choosing to "do hard things" for the glory of God. And Alex and Brett Harris are leading the charge.

Do Hard Things is the Harris twins' revolutionary message in its purest and most compelling form, giving readers a tangible glimpse of what is possible for teens who actively resist cultural lies that limit their potential.

Combating the idea of adolescence as a vacation from responsibility, the authors weave together biblical insights, history, and modern examples to redefine the teen years as the launching pad of life. Then they map out five powerful ways teens can respond for personal and social change.

Written by teens for teens, Do Hard Things is packed with humorous personal anecdotes, practical examples, and stories of real-life "rebelutionaries" in action. This rallying cry from the heart of an already happening teen revolution challenges a generation to lay claim to a brighter future, starting today.

©2008 Alex Harris and Brett Harris (P)2008 Random House, Inc.

Critic Reviews

"Alex and Brett Harris are two extraordinary young men with a revolutionary message. In a culture where laziness and ease is often the order of the day for teenagers, Do Hard Things presents a radical and provocative alternative. I heartily recommend this book." (R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary)

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Great advice for everyone!

It has always been my belief that teenagers do not have to be defined by societies expectations. Alex and Brett give excellent advice and share personal stories that inspire young and old(er) alike to go beyond average, reach for a goal, and do hard things. I love the statement they made regarding teamwork, "Credit is free, and we give it away!"

Adults and teens need to hear/read this book.

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Andrew Varnum 13

WOW thank you I needed this. so good I think I should check out the rebeluation site