Discovering My Ministry

This is tool, not a test. There are no right or wrong answers.  The purpose of this is to help you discover your God-given SHAPE to serve others in His kingdom. You’ll explore your Spiritual Gifts, your Heart, your Abilities, your Personality, and your Experience.

Rate how often each statement is reflected in your life:

1. I enjoy working behind the scenes, taking care of small details.
Rarely Often
2. I usually step forward and assume leadership in a group where none exists.
Rarely Often
3. When in a group I tend to recognize and approach those who are sitting or standing alone.
Rarely Often
4. I have the ability to recognize a need, and to get the job done, no matter how trivial the task.
Rarely Often
5. I have the ability to organize ideas, people and projects to reach a specific goal.
Rarely Often
6. People often say I have good spiritual judgment.
Rarely Often
7. I am very confident of achieving great things for the glory of God.
Rarely Often
8. I am asked to sing or play a musical instrument for other people.
Rarely Often
9. God has used me to communicate the gospel in a language unknown to me.
Rarely Often
10. Through my prayers God has made the impossible possible.
Rarely Often
11. I have an ability to use my hands in a creative way to design and build things.
Rarely Often
12. I have seen my prayers heal people.
Rarely Often
13. I enjoy giving money to those in serious financial need.
Rarely Often
14. I enjoy ministering to people in hospitals, prisons, or rest homes to comfort them.
Rarely Often
15. I often have insights that offer practical solutions to difficult problems.
Rarely Often
16. I have understood issues or problems in the church and seen answers when others didn’t.
Rarely Often
17. I enjoy encouraging and giving counsel to those who are discouraged.
Rarely Often
18. I have an ability to thoroughly study a passage of scripture, and then share it with others.
Rarely Often
19. I presently have the responsibility for the spiritual growth of one or more young Christians.
Rarely Often
20. Other people respect me as an authority in spiritual matters.
Rarely Often
21. I have an ability to learn foreign languages.
Rarely Often
22. God often reveals to me the direction He desires the body of Christ to move.
Rarely Often
23. I enjoy spending time with pre-Christians, especially with hopes of telling them about Jesus.
Rarely Often
24. Whenever I hear reports on the news or in conversation about needy situations, I am burdened to pray.
Rarely Often
25. I would like to assist the pastors or other leaders so they will have more time to accomplish their essential and priority ministries.
Rarely Often
26. I don’t mind asking others to accomplish an important ministry for the church.
Rarely Often
27. I enjoy entertaining guests and making them feel “at home” when they visit.
Rarely Often
28. I enjoy serving others, no matter how simple or small the task.
Rarely Often
29. I am a very organized person who sets goals and makes plans to reach them.
Rarely Often
30. I am good judge of character, and can spot a spiritual phony.
Rarely Often
31. I often step out and start projects that other people won’t attempt, and the projects are usually successful.
Rarely Often
32. I believe I could contribute by singing or playing my instrument on the worship team.
Rarely Often
33. Praying in tongues is personally meaningful to me in my prayer life.
Rarely Often
34. God has used me to make things happen which were far beyond human means.
Rarely Often
35. I enjoy creating things with my hands through woodworking, crocheting, sewing, metal work, stained glass, etc.
Rarely Often
36. I enjoy praying for those who are physically and emotionally ill, for God to heal them.
Rarely Often
37. I joyfully give money to the church well above my tithe.
Rarely Often
38. I feel compassion for people who are hurting and lonely, and like to spend considerable time with them to cheer them up.
Rarely Often
39. God has enabled me to choose correctly between several complex options in an important decision, when no one else knew what to do.
Rarely Often
40. I enjoy studying difficult questions about God’s Word, and I am able to find answers easier and quicker than others.
Rarely Often
41. People often tell me their problems and I encourage them.
Rarely Often
42. When a question arises from a difficult Bible passage, I am motivated to research the answer.
Rarely Often
43. I like to give of my free time to meet other’s needs.
Rarely Often
44. I would be willing and excited to start a new church.
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45. I can adapt easily to culture, language, and lifestyle, other than my own, and would like to use my adaptability to minister in foreign countries.
Rarely Often
46. I will always speak up for Christian principles even when what I say isn’t popular and people think I’m narrow-minded or hard-headed.
Rarely Often
47. I find it easy to invite a person to accept Jesus as their Savior.
Rarely Often
48. I believe prayer is the most important thing a Christian can do.
Rarely Often
49. I enjoy relieving others of routine tasks so they can get special projects done.
Rarely Often
50. I can guide and manage a group of people toward achieving a specific goal.
Rarely Often
51. I enjoy meeting new people and introducing them to others in the group.
Rarely Often
52. I am very dependable for getting things done on time, and I don’t need much praise and thanks.
Rarely Often
53. I easily delegate significant responsibilities to other people.
Rarely Often
54. I am able to distinguish between right and wrong in complex spiritual matters, that other people can’t seem to figure out.
Rarely Often
55. I trust in God’s faithfulness for a bright future, even when everything looks bad.
Rarely Often
56. I enjoy singing (or playing my instrument), and people enjoy my music.
Rarely Often
57. I have been overwhelmed by the Holy Spirit during prayer or worship, and began to speak in tongues.
Rarely Often
58. God has blessed my prayers so that supernatural results have come from otherwise impossible situations.
Rarely Often
59. I find satisfaction in meeting people’s need by making something for them.
Rarely Often
60. God regularly speaks to me concerning people’s illnesses, so that I can pray for them.
Rarely Often
61. I wouldn’t mind lowering my standard of living to give more to the church, and others in need.
Rarely Often
62. I want to do whatever I can for the needy people around me, even if I have to give up something.
Rarely Often
63. People often seek my advice when they don’t know what to do.
Rarely Often
64. I have an ability to gather information from several sources to discover the answer to a question, or learn more about a subject.
Rarely Often
65. I feel a need to challenge others to better themselves, especially in their spiritual growth, without condemning them.
Rarely Often
66. Others listen and enjoy my teaching of scriptures.
Rarely Often
67. I enjoy working with people, and desire to help them be the best person they can be for the Lord.
Rarely Often
68. I am accepted as a spiritual authority in other parts of the country or world.
Rarely Often
69. I would like to present the gospel in a foreign language, in a country whose culture and lifestyle is different than my own.
Rarely Often
70. I feel a need to speak God’s messages from the Bible so people will know what God expects of them.
Rarely Often
71. I would like to tell others how to become a Christian, and give them the invitation to receive Jesus in their life.
Rarely Often
72. Many of my prayers for others have been answered by the Lord.
Rarely Often
73. I enjoy helping others get their work done, and don’t need a lot of public recognition.
Rarely Often
74. People respect my opinion and follow my direction.
Rarely Often
75. I would like to use my home to get acquainted with newcomers and visitors to the church.
Rarely Often
76. I enjoy helping people in any type of need, and feel a sense of satisfaction in meeting that need.
Rarely Often
77. I am comfortable making important decisions, even under pressure.
Rarely Often
78. People come to me for help in distinguishing between spiritual truth and error.
Rarely Often
79. I often exercise my faith through prayer, and God answers my prayers in exciting ways.
Rarely Often
80. I believe the Lord could use me to deliver a message through music.
Rarely Often
81. I have spoken in a language unknown to me, that when interpreted brought a blessing to those who heard.
Rarely Often
82. God uses me to work miracles for the glory of His kingdom.
Rarely Often
83. People say I am gifted with my hands.
Rarely Often
84. People often seek me out to pray for their physical healing.
Rarely Often
85. When I give money to someone, I don’t expect anything in return, and often give anonymously.
Rarely Often
86. When I hear of people without jobs who can’t pay their bills, I do what I can to help them.
Rarely Often
87. God enables me to make appropriate application of biblical truth to practical situations.
Rarely Often
88. I can recognize difficult biblical truths and principles on my own, and I enjoy this.
Rarely Often
89. People will tell me things they won’t tell anyone else, and say I am easy to talk to.
Rarely Often
90. I am organized in my thinking and systematic in my approach to presenting Bible lessons to a group of people.
Rarely Often
91. I help Christians who have wandered away from the Lord find their way back to a growing relationship with Him.
Rarely Often
92. I would be excited to share the gospel and form new groups of Christians in areas where there aren’t many churches.
Rarely Often
93. I have no racial prejudice, and have a sincere appreciation for people very different from myself.
Rarely Often
94. I find it relatively easy to apply biblical promises to present day situations.
Rarely Often
95. I have a strong desire to help pre-Christians find salvation through Jesus Christ.
Rarely Often
96. Prayer is my favorite ministry in the church and I spend a great deal of time at it.
Rarely Often

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