Earlier this week on BB there was a thread on when to give offerings which turned into a debate on children's church etc. Here are some good thoughts on 5 Reasons To Keep The Kids In, with some balanced caveats from the author. http://www.alliancenet.org/christward/5-reasons-to-keep-the-kids-in#.VbvQK_lVikp (1) It is the pattern of scripture (2) It is a model for our children for life (3) The worship service is the place of God's promised blessings. (4) It is an encouragement to other families (5) It is an encouragement to the parents The only thing I heard from those of the opposing view in the other thread is "as long as I've been around that's how we've always done it". What says you?