Alaina Gutierrez

Acts of Radical Generosity and Faith (Doug Tuttle)

In this episode, we talk with Doug Tuttle, the Executive Pastor and CFO at Grand Rapids First in Michigan. Grand Rapids First recently paid off nearly $2 million in medical debt in their community!

We’ll be covering how generosity can change a community, how to have radical faith in your church, and transforming lives in practical ways.

You can find out more about Grand Rapids First at

How To Be A Better Communicator (Dave Willis)

In this episode, we talk with Dave Willis, an author, pastor, and incredible speaker who also works with Marriage Today Ministries.

We’ll be covering how passion helps craft great messages, how to think broader about your content and how to become a better communicator.

You can find out more about Dave at

Using the Enneagram Within Ministry (Beth McCord)

In this episode, we talk with Beth McCord, an Enneagram speaker, coach and teacher for over 17 years.

We’ll be covering what the Enneagram actually is, how the Enneagram can help your church staff thrive and how to use the Enneagram to improve your personal relationships.

Beth is also the founder of, where you can contact her, and check out her Enneagram resources. 

Make sure to order her book Becoming Us for more information on using the Enneagram to grow your marriage.

How to Improve Your Church’s Social Media Presence (Mary Taylor)

In this episode, we speak with Mary Taylor, co-leader of Elevation Church’s Social Media team in Charlotte, NC.

Originally from Chicago, Mary has been on staff at Elevation for 5 years and has experience with project management, social strategy, and writing for brands.

We discuss the most important social platforms for churches to use, how to improve your church’s social media presence and how to plan content in advance.

In addition being passionate about using social media for good, Mary is a pop culture lover, a vegetarian, a podcaster (@themoviebin), and a licensed esthetician. You can find her on Instagram @marytay22!

Supporting Female Entrepreneurs (Christy Wright)

In this episode, we speak with Christy Wright, Author and Ramsey Personality.

We discuss how to identify your God-given gifts and passions, how churches can support and encourage female entrepreneurs, and the first step you should take when starting a business.

You can learn more about Christy at Be sure to check out her podcast and pick up her book, Business Boutique, while you’re there as well!

The Foundations of Biblical Stewardship (Lauren France)

In this episode, we speak with Lauren France, the Director of Stewardship at SecureGive.

We discuss the essential foundations of biblical stewardship, identity of a steward, living faithfully and radically for Jesus and transforming hearts to empower generosity.

Read More

The 4 Roadblocks to Generosity in the Church (Gunnar Johnson)

In this episode, we speak with Gunnar Johnson, the Executive Vice President of MortarStone.

We discuss the 4 most common roadblocks that Gunnar has seen hold back generosity in churches and how to overcome each barrier in your own ministry.

Read More

Setting Goals for the New Year (Chris Brown)

In this episode, we talk with Chris Brown, a 20 year Pastor, Speaker and Ministry Coach who has worked alongside Dave Ramsey for years. Chris is also the former Nationally Syndicated Radio Host of “Life Money Hope” and has previously pastored at churches such as Elevation and Potential Church.

Read More

What is Stewardship Ministry (Gunnar Johnson)

In this episode, we speak with Gunnar Johnson, the Executive Vice President of MortarStone.

We discuss how Gunnar initially became involved with stewardship ministry and what stewardship really means for your ministry.

Read More

Starting A Nonprofit Organization (Christan Barnett)

In this episode, we talk to Christan Barnett, the founder of 28Bold, a nonprofit organization working to provide clean water to communities in Africa.

Read More