There is a driving need for American churches to renew their commitment to reading and disciplining young people, and Released Time Bible Education is the most effective way of reaching children who otherwise would never enter a church.  School Ministries’ role is to assist churches in those efforts.


Kenneth Breivik, School Ministries Executive Director

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Released Time Laws and Guidelines for the United States

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