The daunting statistics about church-going youth keep rolling in. It’s hard to sort through the various reports and find the real story.

“And there is no one easy solution for bringing all of those ‘lost’ kids back into the church, other than continuing to pray for them and speaking the gospel into their lives,” writes Jon Nielson. 

“However, we can all look at the 20-somethings in our churches who are engaged and involved in ministry. What is it that sets apart the kids who stay in the church?

“Here are just a few observations I have made about such kids, with a few applications for those of us serving in youth ministry.

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