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.

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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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4 Habits for Healthy, Long-term Ministry : Dave Ferguson

4 Habits for Healthy, Long-term Ministry : Dave Ferguson

By Jason Daye | July 18, 2022

What are some of the practices that we can embrace as ministry leaders that will help sustain our joy through both the highs and lows of ministry? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by pastor, best-selling author, Kingdom collaborator, and movement-maker Dave Ferguson for a candid backstage discussion, highlighting…

How Leaders Nurture Spiritual Discernment - Stephen Macchia

How Leaders Nurture Spiritual Discernment : Stephen Macchia

By Jason Daye | July 4, 2022

How can the local church lead around challenging issues like abortion and racial reconciliation? In this Spiritual discernment is a key aspect of not only following Jesus, but also leading in ministry. As pastors and ministry leaders, what are we overlooking when it comes to spiritual discernment? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host…

Abortion, Racism, and the Love of the Local Church - Albert Tate - 11 FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

Abortion, Racism, and the Love of the Local Church : Albert Tate

By Jason Daye | June 28, 2022

How can the local church lead around challenging issues like abortion and racial reconciliation? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by pastor and bestselling author Albert Tate as they look at what it’s going to take for the church to live out Jesus’ prayer for his followers. Looking to…

Our Spiritual Formation in the Digital Age - Jay Kim

Our Spiritual Formation in the Digital Age : Jay Kim

By Jason Daye | June 20, 2022

How do we approach spiritual formation in the digital age? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by pastor and author Jay Kim, as they look at spiritual development for pastors themselves and for the people God has entrusted them to lead. Looking to dig more deeply into this topic…

The Future of the Church: Addressing Issues & Embracing Hope : Nancy Beach & Samantha Beach Kiley

By Jason Daye | June 14, 2022

Why are so many of the changes that the Church is currently facing so dramatically different from many of the changes that we navigated over the past few decades? And, as we recognize these changes, why is it so important to address them honestly when it comes to the future of the Church? In this…

Compassion and Courage in Chaotic Times - Os Guinness

Compassion and Courage in Chaotic Times : Os Guinness

By Jason Daye | June 6, 2022

How can we best invite people to explore the deep questions of life, meaning, and faith? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by scholar, author, and Christ-follower, Os Guinness, as they explore this question, and look at what it takes to share the love, the hope, and the truth…

What My Mental Illness Taught Me as a Minister - Scott Box - 07 FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

What My Mental Illness Taught Me as a Minister : Scott Box

By Jason Daye | May 30, 2022

What does it look like to minister in the midst of mental illness? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Scott Box, founder of WorshipHero, as he shares his story of what it looks like when Jesus shows up in the midst of your brokenness. Looking to dig more…

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Resiliency in Ministry and the Gift of Benevolent Detachment : John Eldredge

By Jason Daye | May 23, 2022

Resiliency in ministry is such an important topic and that’s exactly what we get into on this episode of FrontStage BackStage with my guest, New York Times bestselling author John Eldredge. Be watching and listening specifically for what John has to say about benevolent detachment. So powerful for pastors, especially if you’re wrestling with burning…

How to Embrace Your Calling through Challenging Times - Glenn Packiam

How to Embrace Your Calling through Challenging Times : Glenn Packiam

By Jason Daye | May 16, 2022

How do we remain confident in our calling in ministry, and sustain resiliency through the difficult challenges that we often face? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Glenn Packiam, pastor and author of The Resilient Pastor, as they explore the hope that carries us through these challenging times.…

Richard Stearns Relieving SOme Pressure from Your Pastoring - FrontStage BackStage

Relieving Some Pressure from Your Pastoring : Richard Stearns

By Jason Daye | May 9, 2022

If you’re looking for opportunities to remove some of the pressures of pastoring while still honoring God and being faithful in your ministry, then this conversation is for you. In this episode of FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Richard Stearns, president emeritus of World Vision, as they discuss the gift of value-driven…