Spiritual Gifts

Take a look below for the definition, characteristics and biblical examples of each of your top five gifts and learn how you can start using them to serve God and others. 

Wisdom / Discernment / Knowledge

These gifts focus on making wise decisions, offering advice, recognizing truth or error in a message, and communicating God’s truth in a way that promotes honesty and understanding.

Wisdom Resource

Discernment Resource

Knowledge Resource


Giving is joyfully supporting and funding various kingdom initiatives through material contributions beyond tithing.

Giving Resource

Teaching / Evangelism

These gifts focus around communicating sound doctrine in relevant ways and sharing the love of Christ with others.

Teaching Resource

Evangelism Resource

Pastoring / Shepherding

Pastoring/Shepherding is taking spiritual responsibility for a group of believers and equipping them to live Christ-centered lives.

Pastoring/Shepherding Resource


Hospitality is providing others with a warm and welcoming environment for community.

Hospitality Resource

Miracles / Healing / Prophecy / Tongues

These gifts involve supernatural acts, restoring health to the sick or hurting, offering prophetic messages from God, and speaking or interpreting God’s message in an unknown language.

Miracles Resource

Healing Resource

Prophecy Resource

Tongues Resource


Faith is defined as stepping out in faith in order to see God’s purposes accomplished, trusting him to handle any and all obstacles along the way.

Faith Resource

Leadership / Apostle / Administration

These gifts involve casting vision, stimulating spiritual growth, applying strategies, launching ministry ventures, and effectively organizing resources and people to achieve God’s purposes.

Leadership Resource

Apostle Resource

Administration Resource

Exhortation / Encouragement

Encouragement is helping others live God-centered lives through inspiration, encouragement, counseling and empowerment.

Exhortation/Encouragement Resource


Mercy is ministering to those who suffer physically, emotionally, spiritually or relationally.

Mercy Resource

Service / Helps

Those with the gift of service/helps offer others assistance in reaching goals that glorify God.

Service/Helps Resource