A weekly resource to help you and your team grow as leaders in both ministry and life

Much more than just a podcast or YouTube show, FrontStage BackStage delivers a complete, free resource every week for developing healthy, well-balanced ministry leaders in your local church. Each week we provide The FrontStage BackStage Weekly Toolkit to help you maximize every episode and grow personally in your life and ministry. Plus, you can use these tools to help develop and equip your ministry team... your staff pastors, key ministry volunteers, and other church leaders.

FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

Simple - easily apply learnings to your church context

Free - fits every church budget

Ongoing - a new resource every single week

Effective - engage yourself and your ministry leaders

Tools You Receive Every Week

Ministry Leaders Growth Guide

Our team pulls key insights and quotes from every conversation with our amazing guests. We also create engaging questions for you and your team to consider and process, providing space for you to reflect on how that episode's topic relates to your unique church context. Use these questions in your regular staff meetings to guide your conversation as you invest in the growth of your ministry leaders.

Full-Text Transcript 

Want to review something that was mentioned? Interested in copying a quote and sharing it with a colleague? Desire to dig a bit more deeply into this week's topic? Our team provides a full-text transcript of every conversation so you can pass along snippets, post tweets, create presentations to share, or use in whatever way you find most helpful in developing your ministry leaders.

Shareable Video Links 

Join the discussion on YouTube with the video links provided for every episode. Have a question about something that was mentioned? Leave a comment and we will do our best to provide an answer. Be sure to share the video with your ministry team before your regular staff meetings so they can watch and be prepared for your discussion. Invite your team to subscribe to the YouTube channel so they receive each week's episode.

Additional Resource Links 

Throughout each conversation with our special guests, a variety of resources and tools are discussed. Each week we collect these links together so you and your team can easily find what is mentioned or referenced. We are also often able to provide links for you to connect directly with our guests and their ministries. At times, guests have a special resource available only to our audience, and we always pass that link along when available.

Shareable Audio Links

Listen to each week's conversation on-the-go from your favorite podcast platform. Share the podcast episode with your ministry team each week, as well, in case they prefer to listen rather than watch. You can encourage them to subscribe to the podcast so they receive it automatically each week. Again, be sure they receive it prior to your regular staff meeting so they are ready to discuss the topic.

Shareable Social Graphics

Every week our team creates social graphics that you can share on your favorite social platforms. These graphics come directly from the conversations with our guests and are designed to encourage, equip, and inspire. Feel free to post them on your church social accounts, your personal accounts, or use them as graphics in your communications.

 

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Ministering in an Increasingly Fragmented World - Terry Crist - 97 - FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

Ministering in an Increasingly Fragmented World : Terry Crist

By Jason Daye | February 20, 2024

In our us versus them world, how can we engage with and minister to people with differing beliefs in a way that truly honors God? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Terry Crist. Terry is the co-lead pastor of City of Grace in Phoenix, along with his wife,…

Healthy Family Dynamics for Ministry Leaders - Ryan Rush - 96 - FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

Healthy Family Dynamics for Ministry Leaders : Ryan Rush

By Jason Daye | February 13, 2024

How can we better embrace healthy family dynamics in our own homes as pastors and ministry leaders? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Ryan Rush. Ryan is lead pastor of Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy, Texas. He’s a national voice in the Faith at Home movement, and his…

Sustainable Rest in the Midst of Ministry - Jess Connolly - 95 - FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

Sustainable Rest in the Midst of Ministry : Jess Connolly

By Jason Daye | February 6, 2024

As pastors and ministry leaders, we all know that rest is vital. Yet, how can we experience true rest when it seems unrealistic in our busy ministry lives? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Jess Connolly. Jess and her husband Nick planted Bright City Church in Charleston, South…

Ministering to the Dechurched - Michael Graham - 94 - FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

Ministering to the Dechurched : Michael Graham

By Jason Daye | January 30, 2024

How can we most effectively minister to those who have left the church? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Michael Graham. Michael is the program director at The Keller Center for Cultural Apologetics and served as the Executive Pastor at Orlando Grace Church. His most recent book is…

How Do Memories Relate to Spiritual Formation? - Casey Tygrett - 93 - FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

How Do Memories Relate to Spiritual Formation? : Casey Tygrett

By Jason Daye | January 23, 2024

How do our memories, whether good or bad, relate to our spiritual formation? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Casey Tygrett. Casey oversees the spiritual direction practice at Soul Care and has written a number of books, including his latest, The Practice of Remembering. Together, Casey and Jason…

3 Questions Skeptics are Asking About God - Lee Strobel - 92 - FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

3 Questions Skeptics are Asking About God : Lee Strobel

By Jason Daye | January 16, 2024

What are the three top questions that people are wrestling with today as it relates to belief in God? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Lee Strobel. Lee is a New York Times best-selling author with millions of books sold worldwide. His latest book is entitled Is God…

How Humility Transforms Lives - Dennis Edwards - 91 - FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

How Humility Transforms Lives : Dennis Edwards

By Jason Daye | January 9, 2024

How can humility help our local churches nurture healing in our divided world? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Dr. Dennis Edwards, New Testament scholar and Dean of North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago. Dennis has served for over three decades in urban ministry, including as a church…

Rediscovering Lament: Making Space for Grief - Terra McDaniel - 87 - FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

Rediscovering Lament: Making Space for Grief : Terra McDaniel

By Jason Daye | December 12, 2023

As pastors and ministry leaders, how can we tend to our own grieving in healthy ways and help others do the same? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Terra McDaniel. Terra serves as a spiritual director for both adults and children. She spent two decades as a pastor…

Skepticism, Conflict & Intolerance: How to Share Jesus in Divisive Times - John Hopper - 86 - FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

Skepticism, Conflict & Intolerance: How to Share Jesus in Divisive Times : John Hopper

By Jason Daye | December 5, 2023

In a time of intense skepticism of religion, conflicts between faiths, and polarization of different worldviews, how can we effectively and respectfully share the good news of Jesus with others? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by John Hopper. John serves as the Executive Director of REACH, an evangelism…

Finding God When All Seems Hopeless - Ronnie Olivier - 85 - FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

Finding God When All Seems Hopeless : Ronnie Olivier

By Jason Daye | November 28, 2023

What do we do when situations in our lives seem hopeless? Not just challenging but completely hopeless. In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Ronnie Olivier. Ronnie served 27 summers in the notorious Louisiana State Penitentiary known as Angola. Ronnie has recently released his memoir entitled 27 Summers, which…