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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.
Giving is joyfully supporting and funding various kingdom initiatives through material contributions beyond tithing.
Teaching / Evangelism
These gifts focus around communicating sound doctrine in relevant ways and sharing the love of Christ with others.
Pastoring / Shepherding
Pastoring/Shepherding is taking spiritual responsibility for a group of believers and equipping them to live Christ-centered lives.
Hospitality is providing others with a warm and welcoming environment for community.
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.
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.
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.
Exhortation / Encouragement
Encouragement is helping others live God-centered lives through inspiration, encouragement, counseling and empowerment.
Mercy is ministering to those who suffer physically, emotionally, spiritually or relationally.
Service / Helps
Those with the gift of service/helps offer others assistance in reaching goals that glorify God.