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The Family Business with The Alessis

Let's face it...Family is everybody's business. So Steve and Mary Alessi, who lead a multi-cultural church alongside their 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!

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Recent Episodes

Parenting And Family

Fun, Family and Feasts: Sharing Our Favorite Traditions During Thanksgiving and The Holidays | S4 E12

Nov. 30, 2022

There's nothing like family at the holidays - and the Alessis are sharing some of their funniest and most heartfelt Thanksgiving moments in this special episode!

Parenting And Family

Baby Business! Introducing The Newest (and Cutest) Member of The Family Business | S4 E11

Nov. 23, 2022

The Family Business is growing in more ways than one, and this special episode tells the story of how we welcomed our newest family member into the world - Gianna Muñia!

Personal Growth And Business

Why Music and Ministry Matters in Our Family Business (and How We Do It) | S4 E10

Nov. 16, 2022

Is making music about building relationships, or is it just business? Mary Alessi and Stephanie Muñia discuss how they've focused on relationship and ministry instead of the sometimes hazardous world of the music industry.

Personal Growth And Business

Strong Families = Strong Relationships! How to Build a Life of Significance with Aaron Walker, Coach / Author

Nov. 9, 2022

What does it take to be truly successful? Our guest Aaron Walker, entrepreneur and coach, shares how you can build a life of significance through authentic relationships!

Guest: Aaron Walker
Parenting And Family

The Miracle of "Christmas at Church": How to Dream Big and Create Something Special with Your Family

Nov. 2, 2022

Your family can make something special together - even if it seems impossible. The making of Metro Life Worship's new project “Christmas at Church” proves miracles happen when you dream big as a family!

Parenting And Family

Parents, Don't Stall Out! How to Readjust and Relate to Your Kids Better As They Grow | S4 E7

Oct. 26, 2022

Stalling out as a parent? The Alessis show you how to readjust and rethink your parenting decisions, so you can enjoy a better relationship with your children and raise them to be strong, confident adults.

About the Hosts

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Steve Alessi


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


Mary Alessi is a singer/songwriter/author ( 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.