Students organize Bring Your Bible to School Day on Thursday

Posted at 9:31 PM, Oct 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-05 21:41:23-04

Bring Your Bible to School Day is a student-led movement encouraging kids to bring their Bibles with them while they learn on October 6.

Last year pictures of kids holding their Bibles and selfies with Bibles went viral on social media.

According to Focus on the Familymore than 300,000 students across the nation are expected to take part in Bring your Bible to School Day this year.

Last year nearly 155,000 students participated in the event and the hashtag #BringYourBible went viral.

Focus on the Family says the event is meant to teach children and teens to celebrate religious freedom.