Saints QB Drew Brees Urges Students: ‘Live Out Your Faith,’ Bring Bible to School
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is encouraging students “live out” their faith and bring their Bibles to school Oct. 3 as part of an event sponsored by Focus on the Family.
Brees, a Super Bowl-winning quarterback and the NFL’s all-time leading passer, recorded a video to promote Bring Your Bible to School Day, an annual event that will be held Oct. 3 this year.
“One of my favorite verses in the Bible is 2 Corinthians 5:7 – ‘for we live by faith, not by sight,’” Brees says in the video. “So I want to encourage you to live out your faith on Bring Your Bible to School Day to share God’s love with friends. You’re not alone.”
Bring Your Bible to School Day, according to the event’s website, is a day in which “students across the nation will celebrate religious freedom and share God’s love with their friends.”
“The event is designed to empower you as a student to express your belief in the truth of God’s Word – and to do so in a respectful way that demonstrates the love of Christ,” the website says.
Participation is voluntary and student-led. The event is legal, the website says.
“As a student in a public school, you have First Amendment rights to engage in voluntary, free speech conversations in a way that does not interfere with or substantially disrupt classroom
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