Will Hutcherson

By Will Hutcherson, who is a national speaker, the founder of Curate Hope, and a Next Gen/youth pastor of 15 years. Over the past several years he has become increasingly passionate about finding practical ways to bring hope to kids and teens who are facing increasing amounts of anxiety, depression, and despair. This led to him starting Curate Hope, a non-profit that focuses on suicide prevention, mental health awareness, and partnering with educators and parents to help heal despair in teens. He is an Orange speaker and writer and has spoken at events like Orange Conference, Orange Tour, and Florida Business Professionals of America Student Leadership Conference. He lives in the sunshine state with his wife Arianne and three kids, where you might find him listening to 90’s R&B or hunting alligators.

Understanding Empathy and Its Importance in Youth Ministry

Hurting people often do not feel seen, they feel alone. When we pause to remember times when we ourselves were hurting, we can relate, we can empathize. Read More
Episode 99

RYM 099: What’s Going On In A Teenager’s Brain In Moments Of Despair And Grief

When teenagers experience feelings of despair and grief, it can often lead to outcomes like disconnecting relationally and shutting down emotionally. And yet, it's in these moments that students need… Read More