Episode 135: How to Conquer the Stage and Grow Your Confidence as a Speaker

Apr 10, 2023

Have you ever wondered if you’ll reach a certain level as a speaker where you’ll truly feel confident in your calling? I’ll be honest with y’all, I don’t think you can ever be completely confident. That said, there is a way to exude confidence from the stage even when you don’t feel confident. How? First of all, knowing that your confidence lies in the One who calls you, not in yourself. Secondly, we’ll be discussing this very thing in more detail over the next three weeks, so stay tuned…

In the first episode of the confidence series, I dive into how to find confidence and prepare before taking the stage.

Highlights from this episode include:

  • Stepping onto the stage with confidence
  • Three keys of prepping before you get on the stage
  • The importance of praying before speaking
  • Don’t let lack of confidence stop you from speaking

Still not feeling confident? Take comfort in this: if God didn’t want you to take the next step, you wouldn’t be here listening to this podcast right now. The Lord has prepared this for you. Stay tuned for the next episode to learn even more about how to grow your confidence as a speaker and conquer the stage.

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