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The Glass House with Ben and Lynley Mandrell

Nov 13, 2023

Ministry is complex and making mistakes is inevitable. On today’s show Ben and Lynley sit down with three ministry couples who are transparent about their biggest mistakes they’ve made and learned from over the years. Jarrett and Debbie Stephens, Corey and Melody Caine, and Mark and Janet Dance share with us how

Nov 6, 2023

Church staffs are inundated with male leadership. On ministry nights or get togethers where spouses are included, husbands of women on staff can easily feel like the odd man out. On today’s show Ben and Lynley explore the complexities of this dynamic with Robert and Tasha Calvert.  

Robert and Tasha Calvert have...

Oct 23, 2023

When a pastor or ministry leader falls, it impacts the entire family and community. Walking through a tragedy like this is difficult for everyone. Today’s guest has walked this road firsthand as a daughter of a pastor who had a very public fall from their church ministry position. Lisa Whittle shares with us how her...

Oct 16, 2023

All of us, including pastors and pastor’s families, need God’s grace every day. The question is not whether we will fail, but where will we turn when we do? On today’s episode Ben and Lynley have a candid conversation with Dr. Ed and Kathy Litton as they share their unique challenges and the mistakes they made in...

Oct 9, 2023

One third of special needs families say they have left a church because they didn’t feel seen and welcomed, or because there wasn’t a ministry for their child. With 1 in 36 children in the United States being identified with autism, it’s time for the American church to not just welcome families with special