Hal Kitchings


Originally from Clinton, Mississippi, Hal Kitchings is a graduate of Mississippi College and has pastored more than twenty-five years, relocating to his home state in 2023. Dog-Gone, It Hurts is his third book. He and his family live in Brookhaven, Mississippi.


Hal Kitchings, pastor of Easthaven Baptist Church in Brookhaven, Mississippi, is a lifelong dog lover and knows how difficult it is to grieve over a beloved pooch. Dog-Gone, It Hurts is a thirty-day devotional that mixes relevant scripture with gentle encouragement and includes the wisdom of thinkers, pastors, and celebrities like C.S. Lewis, Dr. Billy Graham, and Tim Tebow. Dog-Gone It Hurts will provide support for anyone who has lost any pet (not just dog lovers), and it can be enjoyed day by day as a true devotional, or in one straight read.

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