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The Struggles Of The Stage

Lauren Chandler gets super-real about something I suspect many worship leaders struggle with:

Few things have exposed the glory-hunger of my heart more than the desire to lead people in worship. It is a noble task, and one to which I believe the Lord has called me. However, it can be difficult to tease out the calling in the midst of my own sinful desires.

Maybe you know the feeling.

I wish I had all these words of wisdom to impart to you—to have you awe at my (humble) worship-leading advice and admonition. I wish I could say that I’ve deftly avoided all the trappings of my sinful flesh regarding this platform. I dearly wish I could, but I can’t. So instead, I will start with my weaknesses so that God’s grace and strength can shine in all their beauty.

If you’re like me, you know well the struggles of the stage, the praise of men, and the pull toward comparison—all of which, without Christ, are too much for my puny heart.

If we’re honest, all of us struggle with the desire for man’s approval on some level. Lauren lays it all out and shares what it is we can really boast about. Read the whole thing here.

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