Episode 138: 4 Ways Your Child Can Express Their Faith in Public School

According to a 2023 Bible2School study of parents with children attending public school, 94% feel it’s important that their children express their faith while in school, but only 68% feel that they can do this legally. Matt Sharp, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, aims to equip parents to embolden their kids by discussing 4 ways they can express their faith in public school. As we learn about our kids’ religious rights, we can help their confidence grow so their boldness will inspire others to follow their lead and make a kingdom impact on earth as it is in heaven!

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MATT SHARP serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he is the director of the Center for Legislative Advocacy and focuses on state and local legislative matters.

Since joining ADF in 2010, Sharp has authored federal and state legislation, regularly provides testimony and legal analysis on how proposed legislation will impact constitutional freedoms, and advises governors, legislators, and state and national policy organizations on the importance of laws and policies that protect First Amendment rights. He has testified before the United States Congress on the importance of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Sharp has also worked on important cases advancing religious freedom and free speech. He has won cases upholding the rights of students to form religious clubs, invite classmates to church, and even perform a religious song at a school talent show. He authored an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of nearly 9,000 students, parents, and community members asking the Court to uphold students’ right to privacy against government intrusion.

Sharp earned his J.D. in 2006 from the Vanderbilt University School of Law. A member of the bar in Georgia and Tennessee, he is also admitted to practice in several federal courts.


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Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments I give you…Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road…Deuteronomy 6:5-7