Keep kids in the church service so they learn young how to be a part of the
people of God?

Or send them out to Sunday School for age-appropriate teaching? And to help
parents concentrate?

What about non-Xn parents? What if they can’t get their kids to sit still
during a whole service like well-regimented Christian family kids? (what of
Xn parents with hyper energetic kids for that matter!)

What of nonXn parents who don’t want to send their kids out to unsupervised
Christian indoctrination?

I like the idea of keeping the kids in for at least some of the church
meeting, rather than starting Sunday School right at the beginning. And I
think Sunday School should stop by about age 10.

What do you think?


Xian Reflections is written by Mikey Lynch.

Mikey graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Arts in 2002. In 2000 he became one of the founding leaders of Crossroads Presbyterian Church where he was the lead pastor for 7 years from 2003.

Mikey now works as the Campus Director of the University Fellowship of Christians, University of Tasmania, Hobart. Mikey is the chairman of The Vision 100 Network (Tasmania) and a founding director of Geneva Push (national) – both church planting networks. He is also a chaplain at Jane Franklin Hall and the chairman of New Front Door: the Church IT Guild.

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