In 1963 the US Supreme Court ruled prayer in public schools to be unconstitutional. The U.S. News poll revealed that 65 percent of Americans would approve if the Supreme Court found a moment of silent prayer in the schools to be acceptable.
Prayer is an every aspect of Christian life. Jesus Christ was a person of prayer, he taught his followers to do the same. He told them “So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock the and the door will be opened to you” (Luke 11:9-10). With this in mind how do we expects children to turn this concept off at school when this is what they are being taught out of school?
Christians believe that prayer invites Gods participation in the school environment and the educational process. If you are Christian you believe “For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth comes knowledge and understanding” (Proverbs 2:6). Christians want to pass everything they learn pass God so He can give them wisdom to what is true and good and what id false or unwholesome.
Christians feel the need to pray over personal problems or the needs that arise in the school environment. If someone is upset in school over a project or a fight with a friend, Christians want the freedom to turn to religion for insight and guidance. They believe you confess your sins and pray for each other and you will be healed.
The affect on society that the lack of religion in schools over the past 50 years has been detrimental. The morals in the country are down,...