A new bill, if passed, would require all public schools in Florida to offer classes in religion. Filed by Democrat Rep. Kim Daniels on October 11, House Bill 341 would require all Florida school districts to include a Bible class in the curricula.
A recent survey showed that 50% of American Christians treat their pastors as a friend. The Barna Group published a study on Christians' relationships with their lead pastor or priest outside of church services and events.
Millions of Christians from around the world participated in the "Global Day of Prayer for Jerusalem" on October 6.