School looked different than ever before in 2020, and 2021 is certainly a new “normal” as well. While the changes may not be what you were hoping for or expected, be encouraged by Billy Graham and Franklin Graham in this 60-second sermon.  
As the new school year begins, you may need a little extra support. Check out the resources listed below to help you and your child navigate a new year – with Biblical teaching, gift ideas for teachers and administration and ways to save money for back to school shopping.

First Day of School Sign

Click the image below for a PDF printable to use for photos with your child.

Tip: Use a neon or chalk marker for writing to show up best.

Resources for your heart, mind and wallet

Scripture to Memorize with Your Child:

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. -Psalm 56:3, ESV

Wait for the Lordbe strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! -Psalm 27:14, ESV

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. -2 Timothy 1:7, ESV

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. -Joshua 1:9, ESV


Back to School Busyness with Dennis and Barbara Rainey

Heading Back to Public School with Cheri Fuller, Forrest Turpen, Steve Douglass

Back to School Challenges with Barbara Rainey

Parenting Tips for the Middle School Years (Part 1) from Focus on the Family

Parenting Tips for the Middle School Years (Part 2) from Focus on the Family


5 Back to School Answers from Billy Graham

Sharing the Load for Back to School

10 Ideas: Creating Quality Time With Your Kids

Back to School: Why Friendship is Important for Children 

What to Do When Your Kids Aren’t Ready to Go Back to School

Easy Ideas for a Better Back to School

Back-to-School Blues

Can Your Kids Bring Their Faith to School?

Steadfast Love in Action

Save Your Money:

Tech Deals to Watch

Back to School Savings


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