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An interview with Alex and Brett Harris

Vol. 82, Prg. 1–5
April 28–May 2, 2008

What is God’s eternal purpose for teens? As 1 Timothy states, it is to “set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.” This biblical standard goes against what the media tells us to expect from teenagers. On this week’s series, Alex and Brett Harris, 19-year-old authors of the new book Do Hard Things, talk about how teenagers can become young adults excited to support their family, church, and a strong nation.

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What Does it Mean to 'Do Hard Things'
Not Just a Couple of Clueless Teenagers
Don’t Just do Your Best . . . Raise the Bar!
Wait . . . What About Teenage Rebellion?
Homeschooling and 'The Rebelution'


Alex and Brett Harris
Alex and Brett Harris are Christian teenagers with a passion for God and for their generation. At the age of 16 they founded what has now become one of the fastest growing Christian teen sites on the Web today: TheRebelution.com. They are frequent authors for Focus on the Family's online publication, Boundless Webzine and main speakers for The Rebelution Tour. Alex and Brett have grown up in a ministry household. Their father, Gregg Harris, is a well-known homeschool author and speaker, teaching elder at Household of Faith Community Church and director of Noble Institute for Leadership Development. Their mother, Sono Harris, is an accomplished speaker and successful speech coach. Their older brother, Joshua Harris, is senior pastor of Covenant Life Church and bestselling author of, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, Boy Meets Girl, and Sex is Not the Problem. Following in the footsteps of their family members, 19-year-old Alex and Brett are speaking out for God with a message to their own generation. Recipients of six national championships in high school speech and debate Alex and Brett are applying their gifts in communication to the challenge of exhorting their peers to stop wasting the teen years and to rebel against the low expectations of an ungodly culture.

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Do Hard Things

Alex and Brett Harris

Alex and Brett Harris are leading a movement of Christian teenagers to redefine the teen years. This book comes as a result of their popular blog and conferences encouraging their peers to resist the lies of today’s culture and media and begin to “do hard things” for God, for their parents, and for a stronger nation.

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