One spiritual discipline that has fallen on hard times in the American church is that of regular church attendance. Historically, Christians viewed Sunday as "the Lord's Day." It was a day given over to worship, meeting with your church family, and resting from normal work.
I found the following article very helpful on this subject . . .
"In a Q&A, Carl Trueman was asked about why churches today are losing their young people. Typical answers to this question range from things like the temptations of this world or the irrelevance of the church–your typical answers. But Trueman makes a keen and convicting connection between our parenting and apostasy.
'The church is losing its young people because the parents never taught their children that it was important. I think that applies across the board. It applies to family worship, and it also applies to whether you are in church every Sunday and what priority you demonstrate to your children church has on a Sunday. If the sun shines out and their friends are going to the beach, do you decide to skip church and go to the beach? In which case, you send signals to your children that it is not important.' (Carl Trueman)
Read the entire article here at Truth with Love.