Check out this article on Why Teens Leave the Faith and What We Can Do About It. Studies like this one were the motivating factor for us to move our Middle School ministries to Sunday night and challenge families to worship and serve together on Saturday nights or Sunday mornings.
"Yes, this decision makes life more inconvenient for me as a dad. It's more inconvenient for us as a family. But parenting is never about our own convenience. It's about raising children with a sustainable faith." (Me, 2012)