School Ministries is the closest missionary field you are ever going to have. A missionary is not only one who crosses an ocean.  A missionary is one who sees the cross, and we have a mission field right outside our doors in our public schools.


James F. O’Bryon, Consultant on national defense and security and Chair SMI Board

Index of Documents

icon-14Relevant to Released Time Bible Education.

Religion in Public Schools: A Joint Statement of Current Law

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley regarding "Religion in Public Schools: A Joint Statement of Current Law"

RELIGIOUS EXPRESSION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS: 1995, revised 1998 - U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley in consultation with the U.S. Attorney General

A Parents' Guide to Religion in the Public Schools [English] [Español]: 1996 - National PTA and Freedom Forum

Public Schools and Religious Communities: A First Amendment Guide: Published jointly by the American Jewish Congress, the Christian Legal Society, and the First Amendment Center.

"Released Time Programs" from Religious Expression in Public Schools by Oliver Thomas, First Ammendment Center, Freedom Forum

Religious Liberty, Public Education, and the Future of American Democracy
[English] [Español]

Religion Back in Classroom After 35 Years: By Charles C. Haynes