Apostle Kimberly Daniels Scores Big Win for Prayer in Public Schools

Rep. Kimberly Daniels (D-Jacksonville) a pastor who introduced the measure, live-streamed passage of the bill on her Facebook page.
Rep. Kimberly Daniels (D-Jacksonville) a pastor who introduced the measure, live-streamed passage of the bill on her Facebook page. (State Representative Kimberly Daniels/Facebook)

A bill that aims to protect religious expression in Florida's public schools has passed the state's House of Representatives.

Rep. Kimberly Daniels (D-Jacksonville) a pastor who introduced the measure, live-streamed passage of the bill on her Facebook page. 

House Bill 303 grants students, parents and school officials wider protections when expressing their religious beliefs in public schools. Under the measure, students in the state's public schools will be permitted to engage in prayer and school personnel will be allowed to participate in student-led prayers.

It also bars school districts from discriminating against students, parents and school personnel on the basis of religious expression.

Supporters say the measure is in response to the tightening of free speech rights in schools, "including prohibiting students from wearing crosses as jewelry, or chiding students who want to include religious figures in their academic work," the Associated Press reports.

Rep. Daniels is also an author and founder of Spoken Word Ministries, Kimberly Daniels Ministries and World Bible College, according to her web site.

Her testimony has been featured on The 700 Club.

A companion measure was previously approved by the Florida Senate.

Copyright The Christian Broadcasting Network, Inc., All rights reserved.


To contact us or to submit an article, click here.


Get Charisma's best content delivered right to your inbox! Never miss a big news story again. Click here to subscribe to the Charisma News newsletter.

Five ways to deepen your relationship with God, increase your faith and save money!

  • Deepen Your Relationship with God with a FREE eCourse: Click Here to view all of our free e-Courses. Favorite topics include Fear, Forgiveness, Holy Spirit, Supernatural, and How to Hear God.
  • Super Discounts and Close-Out Specials: Click Here to view all our bundles and close-out specials and save up to 86%! Prayer, Holy Spirit, Anointing, the Supernatural and more.
  • God Wants to Anoint Women Now: Rise up and enter the anointing of Deborah, Anna, Esther, Ruth and Hannah. You were called to go higher. Click Here to learn more.
  • Change Your Atmosphere and Circumstances Through Prayer! John Eckhardt's prayer bundle gives you six powerful books to help you pray and change any situation. Click Here.
  • HUGE Bible Sale!: Click Here to save up to 50% off a great selection of Bibles. Plus, get a free gift with each order!

Subscription Special: Subscribe to Charisma for Only $24.97 and get a free gift. With your subscription, you'll receive Born For Significance by best-selling author Bill Johnson. View Offer

Attention Pastors and Leaders: Leadership training and development are crucial for success. Enroll in a FREE 1-hour leadership mini-course by Dr. Mark Rutland. View Details

Charisma News - Informing believers with news from a Spirit-filled perspective