As worship leaders, we are often compared to others, both within our church or on You Tube, and if others are not comparing us, then we do it to ourselves.
So Erick and I thought we would do a podcast on comparisons, and ask what or who are you compared to?
As a Worship Leader, You’re Compared to What?
The thing is when we compare ourselves to someone else, it is a lose, lose situation… always. If the person we are being judged with is better than us, we get depressed and feel like giving up (“I’ll never be as good as him/her!”) If the person we are being compared to is worse than us, it feeds into our pride and makes us puffed up and haughty. Like I said, it is a lose, lose situation, so anytime we are tempted to compare ourselves with others it is never going to end well!
But we cannot stop others comparing us with their favourite worship leader, can we? Oh, they do it so much better than you, they sing that song with so much more conviction… it goes on and on, and once again, the end result is never going to be positive!
So how can you handle being compared to another worship leader, either by yourself or by someone else? How can you respond, and how can you protect yourself from this most devasting and destructive pastime?
Today we take a frank, honest and sometimes painful look at comparisons and how we as worship leaders can rise above it all to become the worship leaders we are destined to be. The unique, different, anointed worship leader, the one that doesn’t need comparisons but follows the Lord’s leading and serve with all his or her heart. The result of this podcast is that you will be free to be you