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

Relationships Parenting

Getting Real about Race: How We Embrace Diversity and Reject Division | S2 E5

Oct. 13, 2021

We get real about race, culture and maintaining unity in The Family Business in a transparent talk between Steve Alessi and church staff member Allen C. Paul.

Parenting

Why We Chose Homeschooling (and Why You Should Consider It) | S2 E4

Oct. 6, 2021

Just like your family, The Alessi family had to make decisions about education - and they chose to switch to homeschooling. Here they share how you can make the transition even if you are working full-time, or are concerned …

Parenting

Teaching Your Kids to Love God and Serve Others | Ask the Alessis Q&A | S2 E3

Sept. 29, 2021

The Alessis are answering your parenting questions in this episode, including some timely advice on how to get your family excited about serving God and helping others.

Marriage Relationships

Confessions of a Control Freak | S2 E2

Sept. 22, 2021

The Alessis are confessing their desire for control (well, at least one Alessi does)...and discover why a little control isn't always a bad thing.

Marriage Relationships

I Hate It When You Talk To Me That Way! | S2 E1

Sept. 15, 2021

Do you hate the way a loved one speaks to you? In this episode, the Alessis are talking about the way they talk to each other - which can sometimes be a struggle even for people who love each other dearly.

Relationships Parenting

How to Guide the Next Generation | Chris Alessi | Sundays At The Family Business

Sept. 1, 2021

We're continuing our inside look at Sundays in the Family Business as we prepare for Season 2! Today's episode digs deep into the cultural crisis facing our next generation - and Pastor Chris Alessi shares a powerful message…

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.