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Our ministry

DivorceCare for Kids’ parent ministry is Church Initiative. Church Initiative is a nondenominational, nonprofit ministry serving more than 24,000 churches worldwide. From its headquarters in Wake Forest, North Carolina, the ministry creates and publishes video-based curriculum to help churches minister to people experiencing life crises.

Core values

Church Initiative is committed to producing small group resources and materials that are:

  • Christ-centered
  • Biblically based
  • Designed for ministry conducted through the local church

Our mission

Our mission is to create biblical, Christ-centered resources that mobilize lay people to help hurting people within the context of the local church.

Our strategy

Here’s the twofold strategy we use to carry out our mission:

  • Development of Christ-centered, biblical, video-based curriculums
  • Provision of free, ongoing, consulting support to churches and ministry leaders

Our vision

  • To see churches help divorced and grieving people heal using DivorceCare, DivorceCare for Kids, Single & Parenting, and GriefShare.
  • To see churches engage in effective outreach and grow numerically as they consistently offer DivorceCare, DivorceCare for Kids, Single & Parenting, and GriefShare to their communities.
  • To see nonbelievers realize that apart from a relationship with Christ, they will never experience true healing.
  • To see nonbelievers placing their faith in Christ for the forgiveness of sin as a result of hearing the gospel through DivorceCare, DivorceCare for Kids, Single & Parenting, and GriefShare within the context of a local church.
  • To see Christ-followers realize they have access to God’s resources and experience complete healing from the pain of divorce and grief.
  • To see people realize that God often uses tragedy and suffering to help us grow.
  • To provide churches with resources that equip lay leaders to pursue their ministry passion and utilize their God-given ministry gifts with excellence.

Meet our leadership team.