The surprising message of Do Hard Things will resonate with young people who sense that they are being lulled into mediocrity by the consumer, me -obsessed values of pop culture. This book is the must-have manifesto for teens who are ready to attempt more and believe more for their lives, starting w. Do Hard Things weaves persuasive arguments from historical and contemporary sources with personal story and biblical principles to expose the negative effects of the myth of adolescence, redefine the teen years as the launching pad of life, and motivate young people to reach for their true potential.
Alex Harris is a photographer, a professor at Duke University, and an editor of DoubleTake Magazine. He lives in Durham, North Carolina. Alex and Brett Harris founded TheRebelution.com in August 2005 and today, at age nineteen, are among the most widely read teen writers on the web. The twins are frequent contributors to the webzine Boundless, serve as the main speakers for the Rebelution Tour conferences, and have been featured nationally on MSNBC, CNN, NPR, and The New York Times, as well as in publications like WORLD magazine, Breakaway, and Ignite Your Faith. Sons of homeschool pioneers Gregg and Sono Harris and younger brothers of best-selling author Joshua Harris ( I Kissed Dating Goodbye ), Alex and Brett liv