Spiritual Gifts Assessment

Please choose the best option for each question. If you’re having difficulty deciding which answer to choose, go with what first pops in your head.

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1.I enjoy integrating into other cultures and adapting to foreign customs
2.People tell me that my suggestions to them are helpful in their lives
3.I enjoy using my hands to make things for ministry
4.I like thinking of new ways to get a message across
5.I am able to pay careful attention to organizational details
6.I find myself able to sense when a person is being untruthful
7.I love to cheer people up
8.I trust in the presence and in the power of God to do the impossible.
9.I don’t understand people who don’t tithe
10.I sometimes feel a strong specific burden to pray for someone’s healing
11.I love to try to make people feel welcome
12.I am really concerned about people I know who are not Christians
13.I feel compelled to tell people how relevant the Bible is today
14.I feel responsible to help people grow in their faith
15.I love to study the Bible so that I can explain it better
16.I feel that I can apply God’s Word to people’s lives in helpful ways
17.I find prayer to be a real joy to me and don’t notice time passing
18.Sometimes I sense something specific that a person isn’t telling me
19.I don’t mind taking the initiative to get things going
20.I find it very hard to just walk past needy people on the street disadvantaged
21.I prefer being in the background helping out
22.I would like to participate in the planting of new churches to reach new believers
23.I feel a desire to be part of God’s work among different cultures/groups
24.I am a good listener
25.I find joy in using my creative skills to make something for ministry
26.I’m able to communicate creatively
27.I enjoy seeing a project completed well
28.I sometimes sense that people are being deceived by someone
29.I notice when people are missing from church services and contact them
30.If I feel that my actions are in accord with God's will, I do not consider the consequences of those actions.
31.I like to see my money used for the Kingdom of God
32.People have been restored to wholeness after I’ve prayed for them
33.Meeting new people is enjoyable to me
34.I can’t imagine not having non Christian friends to tell about Christ
35.In my opinion the Bible is very clear and I like to get its message across
36.I enjoy the privilege of guiding people towards maturity
37.I find that I am able to get difficult ideas across with clarity
38.People often ask me for advice
39.People often tell me my prayers for them are answered
40.I’ve often had the experience of telling someone something that they say is just the thing they needed to hear
41.I can grasp a vision of what could be accomplished for God’s glory and motivate people to work towards it
42.I feel really sad about people who are disadvantaged
43.I’d rather be given a list of things to do than sit and talk about them
44.I enjoy starting new ministries or programs
45.I am an adventuresome person when it comes to crossing borders
46.I could happily spend more time trying to help people understand their problems and deal with them
47.I am creative and resourceful in making and fixing things
48.I like being involved in drama and the arts
49.I like guiding a team of people to get things done
50.I know I can sometimes size up a situation more quickly than others
51.I like to write encouragement cards, phone or visit people who are discouraged
52.I "hang in there" because God said to.
53.I think it’s fair to say that I am very generous in my giving
54.I can get a sense from God that He wants to heal someone
55.I am comfortable inviting people to my home
56.I think that evangelism is the most important function of the church and am concerned about those who disagree
57.I like to preach and can do so with a sense of power
58.I love to help people get along well with others
59.I like explaining things to people
60.I recognize that I am an insightful person
61.I take the prayer request of others seriously and pray about them regularly
62.My hunches are very often proven right
63.I can see the "big picture" of ministry quite easily
64.I love to care for people
65.I can joyfully do jobs that others may find menial
66.It is important to me to problem solve and foster unity between various churches
67.I like to maintain contact with people from other cultures
68.I am able to give specific suggestions to help people deal with problems
69.I like working with tools and materials to provide resources to enhance other's ministry
70.I enjoy a variety of forms of worship
71.I like to make things run smoothly and efficiently
72.I can sense phoniness quickly
73.I feel a calling to spur others on
74.It is clear to me that God is faithful in fulfilling his promises, even under difficult circumstances.
75.I really feel that I’ve been blessed by God with material resources
76.I have been able to pray for physical healing for others with success
77.I enjoy trying to make people feel comfortable
78.I have been able to lead others to Christ quite often
79.I like to apply Biblical truth to world events
80.I enjoy giving pastoral care to individuals and groups
81.People understand ideas and principles that I teach
82.I feel grateful that I have gained real wisdom through my walk with the Lord and find delight in sharing it with others
83.Praying for others is as natural to me as trying to help them
84.I am sometimes surprised at what I say to someone but know it is what God wanted me to say
85.I have been told that I am a good leader
86.I can show honor and respect to people that others avoid
87.I count it a privilege to do any job that needs doing around the church
88.I enjoy proclaiming the Gospel to other congregations for the purpose of building up the Body of Christ

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