reGeneration Church Spiritual Gifts Test
Read the following 90 statements and choose the answer that best fits for you. Answer how you really feel, not as you think you “ought” to answer. You must be completely honest in order for this to be effective for you to determine how God has gifted you. (This is meant to give you an idea of where to start when it comes to seeking how you can serve and be a part of our church family.)
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Name *
Your answer
1-5 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
I work well under pressure and get to the heart of a matter and take decisive action.
Other people seem to have confidence in my ability to tell when something or someone is right or wrong.
I would rather deal with someone having problems personally, instead of sending them to someone else.
I receive great satisfaction in sharing Christ freely and effectively with unbelieving people.
I have known God's will with certainty in a specific situation even when concrete evidence was missing.
6-10 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
I joyfully assume responsibility for meeting financial needs in church and community.
I notice and have a strong desire to meet the practical needs of others.
I enjoy attacking biblical “problems” and researching the issues.
I enjoy taking the leadership of a group where none exists.
People regularly express their appreciation of my presence when they are undergoing extreme difficulty.
11-15 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
God uses me to build up, encourage and comfort other Christians by speaking to them of spiritual things.
The smallness or insignificance of a task is not a consideration in my deciding whether to do a job if it needs to be done.
I would like to see the spiritual needs of believers met and am willing to be personally involved in nurturing and discipleship.
I get excited about discovering new insights from Scripture that I can share with others.
I have a greater desire to learn how to apply God’s Word than to simply understand it.
16-20 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
People often look to me for guidance in organizing and managing.
I seem to understand people and their motives even when I know I don’t know them well.
I sense a great deal of identification with people having personal and emotional problems, but I am not weighed down by them.
I have been instrumental in leading others to believe in Christ as their Savior.
In specific cases, God has given me assurance that He would do what seemed unlikely.
21-25 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
I give cheerfully and liberally in support of the Lord’s work without being presented with a specific need.
I don’t mind helping others even if they are undeserving or if they take advantage of me.
I am ready, willing, and able to defend my position on theological issues.
I have a desire to help, lead, guide, and direct people in an important church ministry.
I enjoy turning compassion into cheerful deeds of kindness.
26-30 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
Other believers are blessed by my ability to effectively communicate God’s Word with boldness and clarity.
I feel a burden to relieve others of detail work in order to free them to do their most important tasks.
I would love to be in a position to equip saints for the work of the ministry.
People have told me that I have an ability to explain difficult passages of Scripture.
The decisions I have made or advice I have given in difficult situations have proven to be the right thing to do in most cases.
31-35 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
I am willing to make decisions if I am convinced it is the right thing to do, even at the risk of being misunderstood by others.
The evaluations I make of people or of things said is usually correct even when others didn’t agree at the time.
When someone shares a problem with me, I am able to help them from the Word of God and motivate them to act on it.
I am at ease talking to unbelievers about their need of salvation through Jesus Christ.
I am able to believe God will act in a situation in spite of evidence to the contrary.
36-40 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
I am willing to maintain a lower standard of living in order to benefit God’s work with my financial support.
I enjoy working in the background if I can meet the practical needs of others.
In my study of God’s Word, I find that new insights and understanding of difficult subjects seem to come easy.
I am constantly setting goals and objectives for myself as a believer.
The sight of misery makes me want to find a way to express God’s love to hurting people.
41-45 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
I have the ability to minister to others more from the Word of God than through my personal experiences.
I find it difficult to say no to expressed needs in the ministries of the church.
I am patient with and like to help Christians who are making slow progress in their Christian walk.
I am constantly thinking of ways biblical concepts can be presented in an intelligible and interesting way.
I can see possible results very quickly that may come from negative situations.
46-50 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
I can lead a committee in making decisions.
I can sense when a teaching is true to God’s Word.
I enjoy talking to people about their spiritual development.
I feel comfortable in asking those to whom I witness to become a Christian.
I find myself accepting God’s promises at face value and applying them to given situations without doubt.
51-55 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
I have a conviction that all I have belongs to God and I want to be a good steward of those things.
I enjoy serving others physically or materially in order to make their burden lighter.
I have found in studying God’s Word, I seem to know what a passage is saying before other believers discover it even though we are studying it at the same time.
I have a desire to help others reach lofty spiritual goals.
I want to reach out to people who suffer physical, mental, or emotional problems in some special way.
56-60 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
I will not compromise the truth at the risk of being criticized for being narrow-minded.
I find great joy in doing things that need to be done no matter how small or trivial the task.
I am willing to accept the responsibility to help protect weak Christians from influences that would undermine their faith.
I can see how different biblical truths relate to each other to form the whole.
I find it easy to clarify people’s problems for them and give them answers based on the Bible.
61-65 *
Never
Very Seldom
Seldom
Sometimes
Often
Very Often
Always
I easily spot weaknesses and strengths in organizational planning.
I have a sensitivity that enables me to know whether a teaching or writing is of the Holy Spirit, an evil spirit, or a human spirit.
I can detect potential in a person and help them reach higher levels of spirituality.
I like going into non-Christian environments for the specific purpose of winning the unbeliever to Christ.
When I am confronted by an obstacle, I tend to see it in terms of God’s resources instead of my own resources.