We need to reject the idea that if teenagers just attend church enough they will build a strong faith. The attendance model is not working—training is necessary. As one of our students shared with me this past summer, “I know why I am a Christian now…I know it’s true. I am able to defend my faith and live my life out for him [Jesus] in ways I wasn’t before.” Training makes all the difference. Whether we are in the majority or being marginalized, our charge as followers of Jesus is to be faithful to pass on our faith to the next generation. — Jonathan Morrow (from, Why Generation Z is less Christian than ever — and why that’s good news)