Kelly and I already talk occasionally about how we want to educate Owen and (Lord-willing) his future brothers and sisters. There are of course so many variables to consider, and no two families have altogether the same circumstances, but it is such an important issue that it seems like it should merit serious thought and consideration. I don't know where you're at on this issue, but I find myself very sympathetic toward this short essay by John Frame, a theology professor at Westminster Seminary. In the same way that parents - not the youth group or Sunday School - are ultimately responsible for their children's spiritual formation, so are they ultimately responsible for their children's overall education, and must decide how much a traditional school - public or private - might (or might not) help. Parents can only blame youth leaders and schools if they have themselves abdicated the responsibility for their children and handed that responsibility to someone else. Again, not every schooling option is viable for every family, but having a long-term strategy and rationale seems important to me. Comments/criticisms on the essay are welcome!