Do you want to effectively serve God? Click on the tabs below to learn more about identifying and using your spiritual gifts. And, help others in their understanding about spiritual gifting and encourage them to do their part.
Curriculum for Teaching Adults about Spiritual Gifts:
- Everybody Has a Part Teachers Manual (reproducible for your teachers)
- Everybody Has a Part Spiritual Gifts Tests Resource (reprducible manually scored tests and handouts)
- Everybody Has a Part: Getting a Grip on Spiritual Gifts Book (can order with just one manual or get quantity pricing for group of 25)
Curriculum for Teaching Teens (Youth) about Spiritual Gifts:
- Spiritual Gifts by Jim Burns, Doug Fields
Spiritual Gifts DVD to use with the book by Jim Burns, Doug Fields
- The Word on Finding and Using Your Spiritual Gifts by Jim Burns
- Congratulations? You're Gifted! - Discovering Your God-Given Shape to Make a Difference in the World by Doug Fields
Defining Spiritual Gifts
- General Definition of Spiritual Gifts
- Gifts List and Definitions of Individual Gifts
- How do the gifts differ from talents, natural abilities, and spiritual fruit?
- What's in a Definition
- How to Arrive at Definitions
- Definitions Form Basis for Spiritual Gifts Tests
General Information about Spiritual Gifts
- Children and Spiritual Gifts
- God's Power for the Church: Spiritual Gifts (geared toward church leaders)
- How Many Spiritual Gifts Are There?
- Overview about Spiritual Gifts
- Purpose of Spiritual Gifts
- Spiritual Giftedness Is Not an Excuse
- Spiritual Gifts: A Fad or Ongoing Reality in the Church?
- Spiritual Gifts: A Key Component of Your Ministry Profile
- Spiritual Gifts and Spirituality
- The Best Book on Spiritual Gifts
- When Do we Receive Our Gifts & Can They Be Lost?
- Why Learn about Spiritual Gifts?
- Everybody Has a Part: Getting a Grip on Spiritual Gifts by Ministry Tools Resource Center
- Finding Your Best Fit in Ministry by Ministry Tools Resource Center
- 19 Gifts of the Spirit by Leslie B. Flynn
- What You Do Best in the Body of Christ by Bruce Bugbee
- Your Spiritual Gifts Can Help Your Church Grow by C. Peter Wagner
Gifts are about Administering God's Grace
Big Picture Design
God Designed the Church to Grow as Everybody Does Their Part
- 3 Ways to Grow as a Church
- Connected for a Purpose
- How God accomplishes His work
- Is God's Blueprint for Church Growth & Ministry Still Relevant?
- One Verse Says It All
- Serving God Effectively
Dysfunctional Approach to Spiritual Gifting
- Dysfunctional Approach to Spiritual Gifts: Overview
- Dysfunctional Approach to Spiritual Gifts: Health
- Dysfunctional Approach to Spiritual Gifts: Performance
- Dysfunctional Approach to Spiritual Gifts: Relational
Operating through Spiritual Gifting Should be Part of Your Church Culture
Articles About Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts
- What does it mean to discover your spiritual gifts?
- Why does it matter if we identify our gifts?
- Definitions Form Basis for Spiritual Gifts Tests
- How to Discover Your Spiritual Gifts
- How Spiritual Gifts Fit into your Ministry Profile
- How valid are spiritual gifts tests?
- Questions about your gift mix
Resources or Tools to Identify Spiritual Gifts
Spiritual Gifts Tests for Adults
- Everybody Has a Part Spiritual Gifts Tests Resource - tests to print & manually score, along with some handouts
- Online Spiritual Gifts Test
Spiritual Gifts Test for Teens
- Your Gifts for Teens: The Easy to Use, Self-Guided Spiritual Gifts Survey by Church Growth's Team Ministry
Spiritual Gifts Test for Children
- Your Gifts for Children: Kid-Friendly Spiritual Gifts Adventure by Church Growth's Team Ministry
Basic Info About the Different Types of Gifts
- A List of the Different Spiritual Gifts with Definitions
- All Spiritual Gifts as Needed as Others?
- Both Different and the Same
Categorizing Spiritual Gifts
- Categorizing Spiritual Gifts
- Insightful Types of Spiritual Gifts
- Intercessory Types of Spiritual Gifts
- Leading Types of Spiritual Gifts
- Outreach Types of Spiritual Gifts
- Serving Types of Spiritual Gifts
- Speaking Types of Spiritual Gifts
Understanding Types of Leadership Gifts
General Info About Using Your Spiritual Gifts
- Beyond Definitions and the Labeling of Our Spiritual Gifts
- Keys for Using Spiritual Gifts Within the Church
- Lack Evidence of Spiritual Gifting?
- Let's Get Practical ... About Spiritual Gifts
- Ministry Areas Using Spiritual Gifts
- Spiritual Gifts Used Outside Church Building Walls?
- Use Your Spiritual Gifts to Spur Others on to Serve
- Ways to Use Spiritual Gifts Outside of Church Walls
Determine Who to Recruit Based on Spiritual Gifting
Examples of Spiritual Gifts in Use
- A Place for Near All Spiritual Gifts in VBS
- Everybody Can Have a Part in Helping the Homeless
- Examples of Gift of Administration in Use
- Examples of Gift of Discernment in Use
- Examples of Gift of Evangelism in Use
- Examples of Gift of Exhortation in Use
- Examples of Gift of Faith in Use
- Examples of Gift of Giving in Use
- Examples of Gift of Helps in Use
- Examples of Gift of Hospitality in Use
- Examples of Gift of Knowledge in Use
- Examples of Gift of Leadership in Use
- Examples of Gift of Mercy in Use
- Examples of Gift of Pastor in Use
- Examples of Gift of Prophecy in Use
- Examples of Gift of Service in Use
- Examples of Gift of Teaching in Use
- Examples of Gift of Wisdom in Use
Spiritual Gifts Provide God's Power to Accomplish All Kinds of Specific Ministry Tasks
- Assessments: Pulling on Spiritual Gifting in the Assessment Process
- Boards, Committees, Ministry Teams: Pulling on Spiritual Gifts of Board, Committee, Team Members?
- Budgeting & Finances: Church Finances & the Spiritual Gift of Giving
- Budgeting & Finances: Financial Consultants & the Church
- Budgeting & Finances: Financial Management in the Church
- Change Management: A Change Process Leading to Growth
- Church Discipline: Leaders & Church Discipline
- Church Discipline: When Christians Need Correction
- Church Growth: All Spiritual Gifts Needed for Church Growth
- Church Safety: Church Safety as a Ministry Using Spiritual Gifts?
- Church Growth: Perspective Toward Each Other's Part in Church Growth
- Communication: Empowered Communication as a Result of Spiritual Gifting
- Conflict Management: To Rise Above Conflict, Pull on People's Spiritual Gifts
- Coordination: Spiritual Gifts Useful to Coordination
- Decision-Making: Wisdom & Discernment Needed
- Delegation: Leaders’ Spiritual Gifting May Affect Delegating
- Delegation: Who to Delegate to Based on Spiritual Gifts
- Facilities: Building Projects Benefit from More than One Type of Leader
- Job Descriptions: Spiritual Gifts Listed on Job Descriptions?
- Listening: Want Someone to Listen?
- Organization: Spiritually Gifted to Organize
- Policy Making: Spiritual Gifts in Determining Policies
- Policy Making: Spiritual Gifts for Writing Policies
- Policy Making: Spiritual Gifts Suited for Implementing Policies
- Records & Reporting: Records Keeping & Spiritual Gifts
- Scheduling: Spiritual Gifts for Scheduling
- Staff Evaluations: Staff Evaluations: Assessing Ministry Fit?
- Staff Evaluations: Best Person to Do Staff Evaluations?
- Staff Evaluations: A Leader's Spiritual Gifts Can Affect Staff Evaluations
- Staff Evaluations: Options for Leaders Not Gifted for Doing Staff Evaluations
- Staffing: Encourage Church Staff to Use Their Spiritual Gifts
- Staffing: Spiritual Gifts Best Suited for Staffing Ministry
- Staffing: Spiritual Gifts of Those Involved in Staffing
- Strategic Planning: Help in Forming a Strategic Planning Team
- Team Building: Power to Function as a Team Because of Spiritual Gifts
- Time Management: How Spiritual Gifts Help with Time Management
- Vision: Vision and Goals Pursued Through Spiritual Gifting
May God's power be at work through you to His glory as you use your spiritual gifts in serving Him. All the understanding you might gain through these resources will mean little unless you yield all of who you are to Him.