Want To Keep Students In The Church?

Someone sent this blog post to me yesterday and I really felt compelled to share it.  I do not know this individual personally, and therefore cannot vouch for his Theology, however I will highlight the author’s main points (visit Jon Nielson’s personal blog site here: http://blog.college-church.org/category/something-more-sure/).

He suggests that the 3 critical components to keeping students in the church are:

  1. They Must Be Converted
  2. They Have Been Equipped, Not Entertained
  3. Their Parents Preached The Gospel To Them

Click here for the link to the original post in its entirety (take 5 minutes to read and process).

http://www.churchleaders.com/youth/youth-leaders-articles/159175-3-common-traits-of-youth-who-don-t-leave-the-church.html#.Utc9qMO-h10.email

Let me know in the comments section below, if there are any additional, common, critical components that you have discovered along the way!