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Spiritual Gifts Inventory
Spiritual Gifts Inventory: Spiritual Gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality, Experiences Created by Rick Warren
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I like to organize people, tasks, and events.
I would like to start churches in places where they do not presently exist.
I enjoy working creatively with wood, cloth, paints, metal, glass, or other materials.
I enjoy challenging people’s perspective of God by using various forms of art.
I can readily distinguish between spiritual truth and error, good and evil.
I tend to see the potential in people.
I communicate the gospel to others with clarity and effectiveness.
I find it natural and easy to trust God to answer my prayers.
I give liberally and joyfully to people in financial need or to projects requiring support.
I enjoy working behind the scenes to support the work of others.
I view my home as a place to minister to people in need.
I take prayer requests from others and consistently pray for them.
I am approached by people who want to know my perspective on a particular passage or biblical truth.
I am able to motivate others to accomplish a goal.
I empathize with hurting people and desire to help in their healing process.
I can speak in a way that results in conviction and change in the lives of others.
I enjoy spending time nurturing and caring for others.
I am able to communicate God’s Word effectively.
I am often sought out by others for advice about spiritual or personal matters.
I am careful, thorough, and skilled at managing details.
I am attracted to the idea of serving in another country or ethnic community.
I am skilled in working with different kinds of tools.
I enjoy developing and using my artistic skills (art, drama, music, photography, etc.).
I frequently am able to judge a person’s character based upon first impressions.
I enjoy reassuring and strengthening those who are discouraged.
I consistently look for opportunities to build relationships with non-Christians.
I have confidence in God’s continuing provision and help, even in difficult times.
I give more than a tithe so that kingdom work can be accomplished.
I enjoy doing routine tasks that support the ministry.
I enjoy meeting new people and helping them to feel welcomed.
I enjoy praying for long periods of time and receive leadings as to what God wants me to pray for.
I receive information from the Spirit that I did not acquire through natural means.
I am able to influence others to achieve a vision.
I can patiently support those going through painful experiences as they try to stabilize their lives.
I feel responsible to confront others with the truth.
I have compassion for wandering believers and want to protect them.
I can spend time in study knowing that presenting truth will make a difference in the lives of people.
I can often find simple, practical solutions in the midst of conflict or confusion.
I can clarify goals and develop strategies or plans to accomplish them.
I am willing to take an active part in starting a new church.
I enjoy making things for use in ministry.
I help people understand themselves, their relationships, and God better through artistic expression.
I can see through phoniness or deceit before it is evident to others.
I give hope to others by directing them to the promises of God.
I am effective at adapting the Gospel message so that it connects with an individual’s felt need.
I believe that God will help me to accomplish great things.
I manage my money well in order to free more of it for giving.
I willingly take on a variety of odd jobs around the church to meet the needs of others.
I genuinely believe the Lord directs strangers to me who need to get connected to others.
I am conscious of ministering to others as I pray.
I am committed, and schedule blocks of time for reading and studying scripture, to understand biblical truth fully and accurately.
I can adjust my leadership style to bring out the best in others.
I enjoy helping people sometimes regarded as undeserving or beyond help.
I boldly expose cultural trends, teachings, or events which contradict biblical principles.
I like to provide guidance for the whole person — relationally, emotionally, spiritually, etc.
I pay close attention to the words, phrases, and meaning of those who teach.
I can easily select the most effective course of action from among several alternatives.
I can identify and effectively use the resources needed to accomplish tasks.
I can adapt well to different cultures and surroundings.
I can visualize how something should be constructed before I build it.
I like finding new and fresh ways of communicating God’s truth.
I tend to see right and wrong in situations.
I reassure those who need to take courageous action in their faith, family, or life.
I invite unbelievers to accept Christ as their Savior.
I trust God in circumstances where success cannot be guaranteed by human effort alone.
I am challenged to limit my lifestyle in order to give away a higher percentage of my income.
I see spiritual significance in doing practical tasks.
I like to create a place where people do not feel that they are alone.
I pray with confidence because I know that God works in response to prayer.
I have insight or just know something to be true.
I set goals and manage people and resources effectively to accomplish them.
I have great compassion for hurting people.
I see most actions as right or wrong, and feel the need to correct the wrong.
I can faithfully provide long-term support and concern for others.
I like to take a systematic approach to my study of the Bible.
I can anticipate the likely consequences of an individual’s or a group’s action.
I like to help organizations or groups become more efficient.
I can relate to others in culturally sensitive ways.
I honor God with my handcrafted gifts.
I apply various expressions to communicate God’s truth.
I receive affirmation from others concerning the reliability of my insights or perceptions.
I strengthen those who are wavering in their faith.
I openly tell people that I am a Christian and want them to ask me about my faith.
I am convinced of God’s daily presence and action in my life.
I like knowing that my financial support makes a real difference in the lives and ministries of God’s people.
I like to find small things that need to be done and often do them without being asked.
I enjoy entertaining people and opening my home to others.
When I hear about needy situations, I feel burdened to pray.
I have suddenly known some things about others, but did not know how I knew them.
I influence others to perform to the best of their capability.
I can look beyond a person’s handicaps or problems to see a life that matters to God.
I like people who are honest and will speak the truth.
I enjoy giving guidance and practical support to a small group of people.
I can communicate scripture in ways that motivate others to study and want to learn more.
I give practical advice to help others through complicated situations.
I enjoy learning about how organizations function.
I enjoy pioneering new undertakings.
I am good at and enjoy working with my hands.
I am creative and imaginative.
I can identify preaching, teaching, or communication which is not true to the Bible.
I like motivating others to take steps for spiritual growth.
I openly and confidently tell others to trust God.
I am regularly challenging others to trust God.
I give generously due to my commitment to stewardship.
I feel comfortable being a helper, assisting others to do their job more effectively.
I do whatever I can to make people feel that they belong.
I am honored when someone asks me to pray for them.
I discover important biblical truths when reading or studying scripture which benefit others in the body of Christ.
I am able to cast a vision that others want to be a part of.
I enjoy bringing hope and joy to people living in difficult circumstances.
I will speak God’s truth, even in places where it is unpopular or difficult for others to accept.
I can gently restore wandering believers to faith and fellowship.
I can present information and skills to others at a level that makes it easy for them to grasp and apply to their lives.
I can apply scriptural truth that others regard as practical and helpful.
I can visualize a coming event, anticipate potential problems, and develop backup plans.
I am able to orchestrate or oversee several church ministries.
I am able to design and construct things that help the church.
I regularly need to get alone to reflect and develop my imagination.
I can sense when demonic forces are at work in a person or situation.
I am able to challenge or rebuke others in order to foster spiritual growth.
I seek opportunities to talk about spiritual matters with unbelievers.