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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How to Reboot the Discipleship Culture in Your Church - Dennis Allen - 21 FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

How to Reboot the Discipleship Culture in Your Church : Dennis Allen

By Jason Daye | September 5, 2022

Every pastor in every local church would love to become more effective at disciple-making. Yet we do not always recognize those things that are hindering us from doing so. In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Dennis Allen. Dennis is a devoted Christ-follower, having served in local church leadership…

Pastors, Patriots & Politics: Ministry in Divisive Times – Paul D. Miller

By Jason Daye | August 29, 2022

As pastors and ministry leaders, how do we engage in the political arena in a way that is productive, honors God, and aligns with the way of Jesus? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Dr. Paul Miller. Paul is a devoted Christ-follower, a veteran who has served our…

We All Crave Control: Avoiding Anxiety & Pastor Burnout - Sharon Hodde Miller - 19 FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

We All Crave Control: Avoiding Anxiety & Pastor Burnout : Sharon Hodde Miller

By Jason Daye | August 22, 2022

As ministry leaders, most of us aren’t power hungry, over-controlling pastors or making the latest news headlines. But as humans, all of us can gravitate toward a desire to control. And as pastors, we often want to control how others perceive us, our ministries, and even our families. In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage,…

How the Holy Spirit Empowers Your Life and Ministry - Max Lucado - 18 FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

How the Holy Spirit Empowers Your Life and Ministry : Max Lucado

By Jason Daye | August 15, 2022

What are some practical ways that the Holy Spirit engages our lives and empowers our ministries, and how can we experience more of that blessing? In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by dedicated pastor, best-selling author, and devoted Christ-follower, Max Lucado, as they explore the amazing power, strength, purpose,…

How to Address Conflict Among Leaders Before it Gets Toxic - Chris Sonksen - 17 FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

How to Address Conflict Among Leaders Before it Gets Toxic : Chris Sonksen

By Jason Daye | August 8, 2022

As pastors and ministry leaders we all know that, at times, disunity, misalignment, and conflict can ripple beneath the surface of our leadership teams, whether it’s paid staff, church board members, elders, or key volunteers. In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by Chris Sonksen, pastor, author, and ministry coach,…

Leading through Hot-button Issues in Ministry : Jimmy Dodd

Leading through Hot-button Issues in Ministry : Jimmy Dodd

By Jason Daye | August 2, 2022

In the world in which we live, there are so many external crises and policies and issues that people get really passionate about. The challenge for us as ministry leaders is, how do we address these issues in a way in which we do not contribute to the divisiveness, nor do we come across as…

A Simple Solution to the Comparison Trap - Heather Thompson Day - 15 FrontStage BackStage with Jason Daye

A Simple Solution to the Comparison Trap : Heather Thompson Day

By Jason Daye | July 25, 2022

It’s easy, in fact, it’s human, for us to compare ourselves and our ministries to the ministries of others around us. And although it’s human, it’s not always healthy. In this week’s conversation on FrontStage BackStage, host Jason Daye is joined by professor and author Heather Thompson Day, as they explore what it looks like…

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…