Episode 105: Overcoming the Fear of Speaking

Sep 12, 2022

What's your biggest fear when stepping out onto the stage? Maybe it's forgetting what you're talking about or falling off the stage (been there!). If that sounds like you, keep listening…

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“I hand it all to Jesus and lay it at the altar, and I step out.” – Mary R Snyder.

In today's episode, I offer some tips on how to overcome fears related to speaking. 

Highlights from today's episode include:

  • The fear of speaking (1:55)
  • Something funny I learned (3:03)
  • Nervousness and excitement (4:02)
  • The thing that worries you (4:33)
  • Tips for overcoming your fears (8:47)
  • Another exercise to try (10:47)

It's natural to feel nervous or unsettled before a speaking event, no matter how big or small it is. The good news is that He has gone before you and made a way for you to hear this message. Now it's time for you to step into what he's calling you to do. 

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