Rate yourself after reading each statement:
1: This definitely does not describe me.
2: This probably does not describe me.
3: I am unsure - I need to learn more.
4: This probably describes me.
5: This definitely describes me.
Administration (Joseph/Exodus 41:33-57) - The ability to attend to details and specific organization of work.
Apostleship (Paul/Acts 17:16-34) - The ability to start new churches and oversee their development. The ability to adapt to a different culture in order to reach unbelievers.
Compassion/Mercy (Jesus/John 4) - The ability to detect hurt and empathize with those who are suffering. The ability to provide compassionate and cheerful support to those experiencing distress, crisis, or pain.
Discernment (Peter and Simon the Sorcerer/Acts 8:18-24) - The ability to distinguish right from wrong, truth from error, good from evil, and to give an immediate evaluation based on Godís Word.
Encouragement (Barnabas/Acts 11:23-24) - The ability to motivate Godís people to apply and act on biblical principles, especially when they are discouraged or wavering in their faith. The ability to bring out the best in others and challenge them to develop their potential.
Evangelism (Philip/Acts 8:26-38) - The ability to communicate the truth of Jesus Christ to unbelievers in a positive, non-threatening way. The ability to sense opportunities to share Christ and lead people to respond with faith.
Faith (The Centurion/Matthew 8:5-10) - The ability to trust God for what cannot be seen and to act on Godís promise, regardless of what the circumstances indicate. The willingness to risk failure in pursuit of a God-given vision, expecting God to handle the obstacles.
Giving (The early church/Acts 4:32-35) - The ability to generously contribute material resources and/or money beyond the tithe so that the Body may grow and be strengthened. The ability to earn and manage money so it may be given to support the ministry of others.
Healing (Paul Acts 28:7-9) - The ability to pray in faith specifically for people who need physical, emotional, or spiritual healing and see God answer. The ability to sense when God is prompting you to pray this kind of prayer.
Knowledge (Luke the Apostle) - The ability to comprehend a large amount of information and provide it when needed for effective decision-making. The ability to share special insights that are given to you while in prayer or worship.
Leadership (Joshua/Joshua 1:9) - The ability to clarify and communicate the purpose and direction (vision) of a ministry in a way that attracts others to get involved. The ability to motivate others by example to work together in accomplishing a ministry goal.
Pastoring (Jesus and his disciples) - The ability to care for the spiritual needs of a group of believers and equip them for ministry. The ability to nurture a small group in spiritual growth and assume responsibility for their welfare.
Prophesy/Preaching (John/Revelation 2) - The ability to publicly communicate Godís Word in an inspired way that convinces unbelievers and both challenges and comforts believers. The ability to persuasively declare Godís will.
Serving/Helping - The ability to recognize unmet needs in the church family and take the initiative to provide practical assistance quickly, cheerfully, and without need for recognition.
Teaching (Peter and John/Acts 3-4) - The ability to educate Godís people by clearly explaining and applying the Bible in a way that causes them to learn. The ability to equip and train other believers for ministry.
Tongues/Interpretation of Tongues (Early Church in Acts) - The ability to pray in a language understood only by God or one who is given the gift of interpretation at that time.
Wisdom - The ability to understand Godís perspective on life situations and share those insights in a simple, understandable way. The ability to explain what to do and how to do it.
Working Miracles - (1 Cor. 12:9-10) The ability to bring about extraordinary events through the power of the Holy Spirit.