011 - The Struggle is Real | Dale Oquist
Episode 11 | The Struggle is Real with Dale Oquist
In this episode, we interview Pastor Dale Oquist, Lead Pastor of Peoples Church in Fresno, CA. He shares his journey of multiple losses in this past year and talks...
010 - Traditions | Honoring Old and Embracing New
Traditions | Honoring Old and Embracing New
Navigating the Holidays while walking through grief and loss can be very challenging. When it comes to traditions, it can bring on a variety of emotions. Matt and Kari talk...
009 - Missing What Could Have Been; Grateful For What Is | Collin Crain
Collin Crain is the oldest son of Kari Perkins and serves as the Student Ministries Pastor at Northpointe Community Church in Fresno, California. 1. Collin’s journey of loss 2. Feelings and Emotions following the loss...
008 - The Rise of Broken Heart Syndrome
The Rise of Broken Heart Syndrome
What are the things that are adding “noise” to your life?
Are you adding extra stress to your life by being a “people pleaser”?
What is the outside pressure that you just have to...
007 - The Day I Was Mad At God | Breanna Hardy
The Day I Was Mad At God | Breanna Hardy
Breanna Hardy shares her story of the loss of her mom at age 19 and how she dealt with anger. Daughter of Matt and "Bonus Daughter" of Kari, she gives a unique perspective...
006 - Laura Figueroa | Sibling Loss
Laura Figueroa shares her powerful testimony of trusting God during the loss of two of her siblings within a 7 month period. She also shares the comfort and healing that she has found in songwriting during the grief...
005 - Is Denial Always A Bad Thing?
Episode 005 - Is Denial Always A Bad Thing?What is Denial?
Denial is a type of defense mechanism that involves ignoring the reality of a situation to avoid anxiety. Defense mechanisms are strategies that people use to...
004 - Grieving in Faith - John Brockman
We are honored to have John Brockman share his and his wife, Joslyn's story of loss and how they have experienced growth in the process. Psalm 34:18 "The Lord is near to the brokenhearted..." What do you do when...
003 - Inviting God into your Emotions - Matt Perkins' story
Inviting God into your Emotions | Matt Perkins’ story of loss
Ministry BackgroundMinistry and the move to California When life took a turn...hearing those words...you have cancer...Psalm 112:7
“They do not fear bad...
002 - The Ripple Effect of Grief - Kari's Story
This week, Kari Perkins shares her story about the loss of her husband, Pastor Eddie Crain, Children's Pastor of Northpointe Community Church in Fresno, California. We can look at loss and think that it only impacts...
001 - The Grief to Growth Podcast | Introduction
Welcome to the Grief to Growth Podcast. Our goal is to help those impacted by loss to process their grief, gain perspective, and then move forward with purpose. Receive our free ebook, "Managing Grief with Grace" by...