Spiritual Gifts Assessment
When presented a goal, I immediately think of steps that need to be taken in order to achieve the desired results
I enjoy organizing thoughts, ideas, hopes, and dreams into a specific plan of action
I thrive on organizing people, ideas, and resources to improve the efficiency of a ministry.
I thrive in working, task-oriented relationships.
I comprehend the big picture but am detail-oriented.
I am able to convey the Gospel message to non-believers in ways that they are able to easily understand.
- I want to spend time with unbelievers so that I can share my faith.
I find it easy to share what Jesus means to me with non-believers.
I am sympathetic to sinners and understanding of their weaknesses.
I experience a feeling of great joy when a person responds to Christ's invitation.
I love to encourage others to live up to their full potential and develop in their personal ministries.
I prefer the kind of information that has practical application.
I am skilled in communication and want a visible response when teaching or speaking. (Indicate the degree to which you fit both criteria.
I am an outgoing "people person," and others are attracted to my optimistic attitude.
I enjoy being asked to share my counsel and give practical advice.
I am aware of the Spirit's presence in my life and the lives of others.
When I encounter times of personal crisis, my trust in God is a source of strength for others.
My confidence in God does not waver, even if I encounter discouragement from others.
I witness God's amazing results with calm satisfaction rather than surprise.
I encourage others to trust in God, even in the face of adversity.
I believe all I have comes from God and gladly respond to His blessings by giving liberally of my money and/or possessions.
I feel strongly led to give to support and bless others or to advance a ministry or project that really makes a difference.
I handle my finances with wisdom and frugality and like to get the best value for the money spent.
I give by the leading of God and the Holy Spirit. I am delighted when my gift is an answer to specific prayer.
I have a natural ability to make money and/or am content to live a simple lifestyle.
I feel compelled to learn as much as I can about the Bible and faith.
I study and read quite a bit in order to learn new biblical truths.
My study of the Bible has proven helpful to others in their faith journey.
I seem to have a natural ability to recall Scripture.
I have helped others discern key and important facts of Scripture.
I have the ability to help people work in unity and can deal effectively with any opposition that threatens the harmony of the group.
When I am in a group, others will often look to me for direction.
I am a visionary and can motivate others to accomplish the vision.
I see the big picture and am less interested in the details.
I can guide group members to use their individual talents and allow them the independence to accomplish their tasks.
When I see people in need, I am moved to assist them.
I feel an urgency to provide for the needs and comfort of those who are homeless, hungry, sick, or distressed.
- I enjoy doing kind deeds for people who cannot or will not return them.
I am attracted to people who are hurting or in distress and easily empathize with hurting people.
I am guided by my heart rather than my head.
I quickly and accurately identify good and evil.
I feel strongly called to intercessory prayer and spend much time in prayer.
I yearn for hearers to be convicted after I've proclaimed God's word.
I encourage repentance that produces a change of heart.
I grieve deeply over the sins of others.
I easily recognize practical needs and am quick to meet them. When I take tables down, work in the kitchen, or put chairs away, I feel that I have served the Lord.
I am more interested in meeting the needs of others than my own. I feel the greatest joy in doing something that is helpful.
I like working behind the scenes to ensure projects are successful. I prefer to follow rather than lead others or projects.
I do not need to be in the public eye to be fulfilled.
I generally complete tasks and usually prefer short-term projects to ongoing ones.
I feel the need to protect those whom I disciple.
I am able to give spiritual direction to others and am willing to take the initiative to help Christians grow in their faith.
I feel called to look out for the spiritual welfare of a group of believers of which I am a part.
- I lead by example and know the value of investing myself in others' lives to impact the church in the future.
- I am sensitive to problems in the church that might cause disharmony.
I love studying the Word of God and doing research.
I love communicating the principles I learn from the Bible, and I present them in a way that others can understand.
Others have told me that I have assisted them in learning biblical truth in a meaningful way.
I value accuracy and get upset when Scripture is used out of context.
I prefer using biblical illustrations over life illustrations.
When a challenge is presented, I am usually able to identify an appropriate solution.
People come to me for help in applying Christian faith and values to personal situations.
When a group needs direction, I am generally asked for my opinion.
I do not give advice until I have taken time to seek God's guidance through prayer.
When other people have a problem, I can frequently guide them to the best biblical solution.