Love this article of characteristics of kids who stay. Written from a youth leader’s perspective, not a parent’s, but very good.

1. They are converted. – We need to stop talking about good kids and start praying for regenerated kids.

2. They have been equipped not entertained. – Pastors are to equip all the saints (including youth) for works of service to build up the body of Christ.

3. Their parents preached the gospel to them. – The gospel is at the center of the home.

These ideas reinforce that The Apollos Project is on the right track in calling parents to these principles!

Read the whole thing.