Episode 5 - Don't Despise the Background

Have you ever given your all and wondered why you are not receiving the applause of men? Often when we are placed in background roles we feel that we will never “arrive.” While attending a concert featuring the award-winning gospel artist Tamela Mann, I received a revelation about the significance of being patient while in the background. I want to encourage you to appreciate the time in the background knowing that God is preparing you for a greater work, and a greater responsibility.

Highlights from today’s episode:

  1. Don’t despise small beginnings.

  2. Remember that God sees your background work.

  3. Use every opportunity to give God the glory that He deserves.


This Place, performed by Tamela Mann

Read Zechariah 4:10 AMP and Galatians 6:9 AMP

Check out this resource: The Pain of the Process

More Insight for the Journey:

After you’ve listened to the podcast, I’d love to continue the conversation. Be sure to leave a comment below!

  1. Has there ever been a time that you grew weary while in the background?

  2. What is one thing that you can do while in the background so that you do not become weary during the wait.

  3. What was your main takeaway as you listened to today’s episode?

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