Sharing Disappointment with God | Image of Worship Leader Crystal Yates
Episode 39

Crystal Yates: Your Gift Is Not Your God

Lay whatever that dream is before God and worship him.

It’s not just those in the creative field that deal with disappointment, but all of us and Crystal’s perspective is valuable as a reminder of where we can take that disappointment. Our King and Heavenly Father loves us and his encouragement to us is that, when we feel broken due to disappointment, we can bring those feelings to him. We can lay it all down and respond in worship and find peace in the midst of grief.

Romans 12:1-2 – Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.

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Music by Crystal Yates

Who is Crystal Yates?

Crystal Yates is a singer-songwriter, worship leader, conference speaker, artist, and mentor originally from Northwest Florida, and now based out of Dallas TX.  Her music and life reflect the deep impact of change that occurred after hearing the gospel and accepting Christ at 18 years old.  Crystal is a multi-award winning singer and Dove award nominated songwriter. She has recently been recently awarded 2022 Christian Country Artist of the Year by the Texas Country Music Association. 


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