A thought from Lenski on Ephesians 6, and a gospel coalition discussion among three youth leader. Could the modern western church be diverting in this area of youth ministry?
Quit Outsourcing Your Kids to Youth Group
“Paul assumes the presence of the children in the assembly of the congregation where his letter will be read. Their unnatural absence from the service is thereby tacitly condemned.” 
 Lenski, R. C. H. (1937). The interpretation of St. Paul’s Epistles to the Galatians, to the Ephesians and to the Philippians (p. 646). Columbus, O.: Lutheran Book Concern.