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The Family Business with The Alessis

Let's face it...Family is everybody's business. Steve and Mary Alessi, who lead a multi-cultural church alongside their 4 grown-up children, are pulling back the covers on how their family keeps it all together. Our podcast and videos give you real-life tips, principles, strategies and advice on marriage, parenting, work and more - everything you need to build a thriving family and business!

Recent Episodes

The Truth about Gender: How to Cut Off Confusion and Affirm Your Child's God-Given Identity | S4 E3

Sept. 28, 2022

Are you struggling to protect your family from the voices that claim that gender identity is a choice? The Alessis tackle this all-important topic of identity in this episode, so that our children can overcome any confusion …

Business And Personal Growth

What's So Bad about Clickbait? [Clickbait Mini-Series #1]

Sept. 23, 2022

In this first episode of this mini-series, Chris talks about how we can define "clickbait' in the spiritual sense, and explains why we often misinterpret and allow the voice of the enemy to knock us off track.

Guest: Chris Alessi
Business And Personal Growth

Conquer Clickbait! How To Finally Win the War For Your Thought Life | S4 E2

Sept. 21, 2022

How can we keep ourselves from thinking the wrong thoughts? Chris Alessi shares the revelations that helped him write his new book "Clickbait", so that you can have the right voices guiding you in every decision.

Guest: Chris Alessi
Parenting And Family

TFB 25th Anniversary! What We've Learned After 25 Years of Family Business | S4 E1

Sept. 14, 2022

Season 4 of our podcast begins with a tremendous celebration... as the Alessis celebrate their 25th year of building the family business at Metro Life Church!

Inside the Business of Making The Family Business! [Mid-Season Moment]

July 27, 2022

In this bonus episode you'll get a deeper understanding of how the Alessis bring their unique brand of wisdom, authenticity and humor into the podcast booth - by talking to the team that is in the business of producing the p…

Parenting And Family

Caught in the Cage: How To Keep Going When Your Family Can't Help You [Mid-Season Moment]

July 13, 2022

Here's a funny mid-season moment from Sundays in the Family business that will help you keep you going when life boxes you in.

About the Hosts

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Steve Alessi

Host

A Miami native, Steve Alessi was called into ministry at the age of 19 and has faithfully answered that call through Pastoral ministry for over 30 years. After graduating from Southeastern University in 1984, he served along side his parents as Associate Pastor of Grace Church of Kendall and in 1997 he founded Metro Life Church in Doral, Florida, with his wife, Mary Alessi. Today he enjoys doing ministry with the help and involvement of his son Christopher, and three daughters, Stephanie, Lauren and Gabrielle. Under his leadership, Metro Life Church has two growing campuses, a vibrant and innovative online campus, and a brand new podcast, as well as local and global outreaches through its Big Serve ministries.

Steve serves his local community as a member on the Doral and Faith Based Charities Advisory Committee and is the Chaplain of the Doral Police Department. He also enjoys the fellowship of his Pastor, Mike Hayes, and the Churches in Covenant (CIC Network) in Dallas, Texas and is a member of the Champions Network with Pastor Joel Osteen.

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Mary Alessi

Host

Mary Alessi is a singer/songwriter/author (www.maryalessi.com) whose passion is to lead people to God through worship.
Her commitment to worship has compelled her to record four music projects which include “Whatever it Takes,” “More,” “When Women Worship,” and “Pressing On.”
Her work in Christian music has been recognized by her peers when her song, “Great Grace” was nominated for a Dove Award by the Gospel Music Association.

She serves as co-Pastor at Metro Life Church in Doral and Dadeland, along with her husband, Steve. Together they are the proud parents of four adult children who serve alongside of them in leadership. As a leader and primary songwriter for Metro Life Worship, having recently released their first EP “Revive”, she is now helping to lay the foundation for a new generation of worship leaders.