Most of the content here at Hope 4 Hurting Kids related to dealing with emotions, life in today’s families and/or dealing with trauma and destructive behavior. From time to time though, post inspirational content and tackle other topics or publish articles related to the our work at Hope 4 Hurting Kids. You can find those other articles here.

Brad Iverson
Annoucement: Brad Iverson Joins Hope 4 Hurting Kids
Just under a year ago, we announced that Divorce Ministry 4 Kids was becoming Hope 4 Hurting Kids. Over the last year, we have continued to find new ways to help hurting kids and train those who work with them. We have published roughly 230 articles in that time with just under 100 representing new content and the remaining representing the migration from Divorce Ministry 4 Kids and I Am A Child of Divorce. We continued ...
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Mother Teresa
Anyway by Mother Teresa
If you know the story of Mother Teresa, you know that she experienced the worst of this world can throw at people. Despite that, she remained focus and determined to the very end and helped innumerable people in the process. Sometimes life has a way of getting us down no matter how hard we try. This short but inspirational poem from Mother Teresa reminds us why it is important to always persevere. People are often unreasonable, irrational, ...
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Introducing H4HK FAQs
We are excited to announce another new feature here on Hope 4 Hurting Kids called H4HK FAQs! Our mission at Hope 4 Hurting Kids is: ...to help young people from diverse backgrounds, families, circumstances, and situations who are experiencing hurt, pain and adversity to find hope and healing. In terms of the Hope 4 Hurting Kids website, we approach this from two distinct angles. We provide information, resources, ideas and hopefully inspiration for people who work with kids ...
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Your Story
What’s Your Story?
My mother died days after I turned six years old.  For six years, my father raised myself and my three brothers by himself to fulfill a promise he had made to my mother.  When I was twelve, my father remarried and we plunged head first into the world of step families.  At the time, it all seemed so very normal to me at the same time all the while knowing that my family was different.  ...
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Open Your Mouth for the Mute
Today's article is for the church and should represent a call to action to those of us in the church who minister to, or care about, children. Proverbs 31:8 tells us to, Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute. [Proverbs 31:8 ESV] In most cases, we expect parents to stand up for their children. It is the natural, and I believe God ordained, order of things. If a ...
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Good Good Father
My Story of a Good Good Father
Editor's Note: Here at Hope 4 Hurting Kids, we a pleased and excited to welcome Cindi Peeff to our team. Cindi has worked extensively with kids as a Children's Pastor and a mom. She brings a wealth of expertise and personal experience to the table, and we are certain that our users will learn much from her. Please join us in welcoming Cindi to the team. I was 28 years old before I ever met ...
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Get Help
Ways to Get Help on Hope 4 Hurting Kids
At Hope 4 Hurting Kids, we are committed to resourcing others to help kids who are struggling through all kinds of life issues. To that end, we continue to expand our repository of articles as well as the listing of authors here on Hope 4 Hurting Kids and the areas of expertise that they bring to the table. We are also committed to offering resources to directly help young people who are suffering. A few ...
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Chat Rooms
Hope 4 Hurting Kids Chat Rooms
We are excited here at Hope 4 Hurting Kids today to announce the official launch of our Chat Rooms for helping kids and teens to deal with difficult issues and emotions. At Hope 4 Hurting Kids, we exist to help two distinct groups of people: Young people who are experiencing hurt, pain and adversity; and Adults who work with and love those kids (this includes parents, teachers, children's and youth ministry workers, coaches, grandparents, friends ...
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Love letter
Love Letter to a Child of Divorce from the Father
My Dear Child, It's me - your Heavenly Father. I just want you to know I know what you are going through. I collect all of your tears in a bottle, and I understand. I have felt the pain of rejection. I have suffered through the loss of my family. I have had those closest to me betray me, and I know what it is like to wish things could be different but to know ...
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Courageous, The Movie (A Review)
More than just a movie, this film is a call to action for men in our society. Every father, every single man and every boy ought to watch this movie! But, this movie isn’t just for dads and prospective dads. Anyone who works with kids should seek out this movie as it is a gripping portrayal of the impact of fatherlessness on the kids we deal with week in and week out. Whether you work ...
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She Did What She Could
She Did What She Could
I thought perhaps since it is close to Easter, it might be good to encourage all of you with a different slant to part of the Easter story. At my church a few years ago the minister, Dr. Brad Reynolds, was preaching on Mark 14. I had heard this chapter preached on many times before. You probably remember it also. While he was in Bethany, reclining at the table in the home of a man ...
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CM Conference
Free Tickets to Join Me at the 2017 CM Conference
I'm excited to announce a special opportunity from Hope 4 Hurting Kids to win free tickets to the Third Annual CM Conference hosted by CM Connect and Kidz Blitz! in Louisville, Kentucky on February 20-23, 2017. Read on to learn how to win, but first let me tell you a little bit about this amazing conference. About CM Conference I have been to every CM Conference from CM Connect since the very first one. The ...
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