In a study several years ago it was learned that more than half of those who became Christian ministers had decided on this vocation by the age of eleven. Now, more than ever before or after, the parent dare not be or do what he does not want his child to be or do. Consistent living, which conforms to what is taught, is now at an all-time premium. Therefore, it is important that the adults who teach and guide children during this period be the kind of persons worthy of imitation.

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