10 Things You Need to Know To Minister to Children of Divorce

Editor’s Note: At Divorce Ministry 4 Kids, a major part of our mission is to provide resources to those who work with, and minister to, children to help them to better understand and appreciate the needs of children of divorce. In this list compiled by Linda Ranson Jacobs, she shares ten key things that you will need to be cognizant of in order to more effectively minister to these kids.  The entire list is reproduced in the attached pdf file to easily share with others in your church or ministry (just click on the list below to access the pdf file).


Linda Ranson Jacobs is one of the forefront leaders in the area of children and divorce. She developed and created the DivorceCare for Kids programs. DC4K is an international program for churches to use to help children of divorced parents find healing within the arms of a loving church family. As a speaker, author, trainer, program developer and child care center owner, Linda has assisted countless families by modeling and acting on the healing love she has found in Jesus Christ. Linda offers support, encouragement and suggestions to help those working with the child of divorce. She serves as DC4K Ambassador (http://www.dc4k.org) and can be reached via email at ljacobs@dc4k.org.

Free articles and devotions for single parent families in your church can be found at Linda’s website Healthy Loving Partnerships for Our Kids (http://www.hlp4.com).