The Family Business with The Alessis

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. The Family Business with The Alessis gives 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

How Men Can Keep The Holidays Happy! Tips for Husbands & Fathers Planning for Christmas

Dec. 1, 2021

The Alessi men break down the (man) plan to a hassle-free Christmas - so you can keep your family in the holiday spirit and keep the stress and conflict out.

Relationships Parenting

Keep Your Holiday Happy! Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas Celebration | S2 E11

Nov. 24, 2021

How do you avoid family conflict at Christmas? In this episode, Steve and Mary share key tips and strategies to keep the joy in your holiday celebrations and eliminate the stressful situations that can dampen your Christmas …

Business

Sharing the Mic: How We Communicate Truth in Our Family Business | S2 E10

Nov. 17, 2021

When a senior and junior leader occupy a similar role as communicators, ego and pride can take root, unless the leaders are open and honest. Steve and Chris Alessi share how they blend their unique styles to communicate trut…

Marriage

Balancing Marriage and Leadership: How We Define Our Roles as Spouses and Co-Leaders | S2 E9

Nov. 10, 2021

Steve and Mary discuss how they’ve developed a solid marriage relationship, as they lead their home and business together - all while respecting each other’s strengths and weaknesses.

Parenting

What's In a Name? Why Legacy Matters in Our Family Business | S2 E8

Nov. 3, 2021

In this episode, Steve and Mary Alessi reflect on the blessing of a good name, and explore how Rev. John Alessi helped to build the Alessi name into one full of legacy and purpose.

Relationships Parenting

Overcoming Sibling Rivalry and Jealousy in Your Family | S2 E7

Oct. 27, 2021

We're tackling sibling rivalry and showing you how to keep the peace between your brothers and sisters, even when you work together.

About the Hosts

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.

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.