Want to know what your spiritual gifts are? Want to be prepared as Pastor Myke continues his 3-part teaching series ‘What’s My Role in the Church’ from 1 Peter 4:8-11 this Sunday, January 2nd? Download this survey, complete it, and determine what YOUR spiritual gifts are.
After you assess your spiritual gifts, please pray about how you might use those gifts to serve the church and grow God’s kingdom. Ask God to help you know how He has gifted you for service and how you can begin to use your gift in ministry to others.
Download the survey from our website or from this link.
PS: Here are brief descriptions of each spiritual gift. We’ll talk more about those gifts over the next 2 weeks.
Apostleship: A desire to start churches or partner with those that do, in order to reach people and connect them with the church.
Prophecy: The ability to reveal God’s truth and proclaim it in a relevant way for correction, repentance, edification. This is much more about forthtelling than it is about foretelling.
Evangelism: The ability to effectively communicate the gospel and defend the gospel from attacks.
Pastoring/Shepherding: The desire to assume long- term responsibility for the spiritual welfare of a group of believers and to guide them on their journey of discipleship.
Teaching: The ability to understand, clearly explain, and apply God’s Word.
Knowledge: The ability to learn, analyze, uncover Bible insights.
Wisdom: The ability to effectively apply spiritual truth (knowledge) to meet a need in a specific situation. Often connected to the gift of Knowledge.
Exhortation: The ability to compassionately present words of comfort to strengthen or urge to action.
Serving/Helps: The desire to fill the many gaps of ministry and meet the needs of the church and to accomplish practical tasks that free up others to meet other needs.
Showing Mercy: A deep feeling of compassion for those in physical, spiritual, or emotional need and a desire to act to meet needs.
Giving: The desire to contribute money and resources with cheerfulness and liberality without fear of how those resources will be replenished.
Leadership: The ability to cast vision and direct people to harmoniously accomplish God’s purpose.
Organization/Administration: The ability to plan and execute plans and procedures to accomplish ministry goals.
Hospitality: The desire to care for people by providing food and lodging.
Faith: The bold ability to act on God’s promises with confidence and to see God’s promises in fulfillment even before such fulfillment occurs.
Discernment: The ability to distinguish between truth and error, and the insight to seek additional information before making important decisions.