Rate how often each statement is reflected in your life:
1. I am willing and able to learn executive skills such as planning, organizing, and delegating.
2. I do well in evaluating results from studies on the effectiveness of a major church program.
3. I am able to organize ideas, people, things and time for more effective ministry.
4. I am able to lead a committee or group in making decisions together.
5. I am able to recruit Christians to express their strengths or fits in service.
6. I am effective in delegating responsibility to others.
7. I am able to plan action goals for ministry with others.
8. I can win wide acceptance from church members for major changes involving effective procedures.
9. I am warm towards and cooperate in my church's foreign missions emphasis.
10. I am frustrated when there is little opportunity to minister to those of different customs or language.
11. I am concerned to take part in starting a new local church.
12. I desire to serve in a cross-cultural situation.
13. I enjoy soul winning or witnessing in an unfamiliar setting.
14. I adapt well in a different culture in order to evangelize, to minister the Word, or to be a support person to such ministers.
15. I have or could learn another language well enough to help start a church.
16. I am able to help in starting new churches in a different language and culture.
17. There are times I sense that a particular teaching is unbiblical.
18. I receive affirmation from mature Christians that I am able to distinguish spiritual untruth from supernatural insights.
19. I am able to differentiate between demonic influence and mental illness.
20. I see the difference between truth and error.
21. I judge well between the inadequate and the acceptable, or between evil and good.
22. I have insights that help me discern any errors in a Biblical interpretation given by another.
23. I am able to identify that which is false to Christ's teachings.
24. I can see through phonies before their falseness is clearly evident to others.
25. I enjoy sharing the message of the Gospel as I understand it.
26. I wish to relate to non-Christians so I can share my faith.
27. I am at ease in sharing how Christ is my Savior and Lord.
28. I am concerned to communicate my personal relationship with Christ to others.
29. I enjoy being an instrument of God in 'drawing the net' so that unbelievers receive Christ as Savior.
30. I share joyfully what Christ has done for me.
31. Unbelievers understand when I explain what it means that Jesus is the Christ.
32. I would remain spiritually strong in the company of unbelievers and would use every opportunity to win some to Christ.
33. I am accepting of persons deeply troubled or in crisis.
34. I am sensitive and sympathetic to persons who seem to be suffering or mentally ill.
35. I am willing to be called alongside another person seeking my encouragement, challenge, or advice.
36. I have compassion towards those who are broken hearted, addicted or oppressed.
37. I verbally encourage the weak, wavering or troubled.
38. I verbally challenge the spiritually apathetic.
39. I would feel comfortable being an instrument for dislodging the complacent and redirecting the wayward in face-to-face encounters.
40. I am able to counsel effectively the perplexed, guilty or addicted.
41. I have assurance that God answers prayers.
42. I feel joy in persisting in prayer for specific needs.
43. I depend upon God's resources and guidance to an unusual degree.
44. I am comfortable around people who pray a lot for others.
45. I trust in the presence and power of God for the apparently impossible.
46. I have a conviction that God is active in my daily affairs.
47. I believe God will keep his promises in spite of circumstances.
48. I have received from God an unusual assurance that he would fulfill some purpose.
49. I feel deeply moved when confronted with the urgent financial needs of others.
50. I am willing to maintain a lower standard of living to benefit God's Word.
51. I consider all that I own or am as resources for stewardship to God.
52. I am concerned that the money I give be used as efficiently as possible for God.
53. I give cheerfully that God's work be extended and helped.
54. I give things freely and with delight because I love God.
55. I am able to earn much money for giving to the Lord's work.
56. I manage money well in order to give liberally to God's work.
57. I get much satisfaction from hosting persons who need ministry at my home.
58. I am comfortable with opening my home to others regardless of how neat or clean it is.
59. I am willing to use my home furnishings and personal belongings to serve others outside my immediate family.
60. I take pleasure with an open heart in using our home to serve people in need of shelter or healing.
61. I am happy to add someone to our family temporarily in order to provide a helping or healing ministry.
62. I have a knack for helping strangers feel at home.
63. I am comfortable with graciously providing food and lodging to those in need.
64. I show a genuine graciousness towards and appreciation of each guest at my/our home.
65. I am concerned to read, study and learn Biblical truths.
66. Paul's concern (Col. 1:10) that I be 'increasing in the knowledge of God' is something I take seriously.
67. I am moved to study Scriptures so as to be unashamed in accurately handling it.
68. I long to share with others the Biblical insights I discover.
69. I learn Biblical truths easily.
70. I readily acquire and master facts and principles of Biblical truths.
71. I have the ability to discover Biblical principles for myself.
72. I have insights into Biblical truths that bring conviction to my mind and heart.
73. I find it easy to motivate others to follow through on a ministry project.
74. I would enjoy guiding a group of people to achieve their desired ends.
75. I often assume responsibility when no official leaders are designated.
76. I am willing to persuade others to move towards Biblical objectives.
77. I usually know where I am going and can influence other Christians in that direction.
78. Normally my Christian character, lifestyle and behavior seem to motivate others to follow me.
79. Others follow me because I have knowledge or skills effectively used in serving my church.
80. I am able to adjust my leadership style so it is appropriate for the maturity of those working with me.
81. I hurt for others who are poverty-stricken, physically sick, a stranger, or imprisoned.
82. I desire to do acts of love and kindness for those who cannot or will not return them.
83. I am content to serve the suffering or undeserving.
84. I am cheerful, available and involved in hospital, prison, or similar visitation.
85. I work joyfully with persons ignored by the majority.
86. I would enjoy visiting in hospitals or elderly homes and being an agent of blessing to others.
87. I have the ability to spare other persons from punishment or penalties they justly deserve.
88. I am able to talk cheerfully with prisoners, or lonely shut-ins.
89. I am concerned to verbalize Biblical truths which build, encourage, and comforts groups of believers.
90. I enjoy sharing a hymn, lesson or Bible interpretation so that all believers present may learn.
91. I prefer congregational preaching which explains and applies Biblical truths.
92. I am not afraid to speak boldly about evil in worldly systems, such as government.
93. 'Telling forth' for God by instructing and warning large numbers of His people is my style.
94. I communicate truths of God in a clear compelling fashion to large audiences.
95. I proclaim God's truth in an inspiring and enthusiastic way.
96. I have been able to reveal God's future events in general terms through Bible teaching.
97. I am ready to commit myself to care for the spiritual welfare of a group of young Christians.
98. I sense a need to select disciples and equip them to serve one another.
99. I enjoy having responsibility for the growth of a group of Christians.
100. I am concerned to guard my group of Christian followers from those who name themselves as enemies of Christians.
101. It is important to me to know and be well-known by followers I serve and guide.
102. I sacrificially give of myself for young or straying Christians.
103. I am able to feed followers in Christ by guiding them through selected Bible passages.
104. I am able to restore persons who have wandered away from Christian community.
105. I usually have a readiness to take on helping roles.
106. I would rather be a supportive background person than a 'performer.'
107. I am satisfied to express my skills by helping others in charge.
108. I am content to perform menial jobs or jobs considered unimportant by other people.
109. I enjoy typing, filing, recording minutes, or similar church-related tasks.
110. Ushering, cleaning , or supporting tasks in a church-related facility suits me well.
111. I am able to be a teacher's aide in a class, or to do a similar helping task.
112. I can assist key leaders who 'pray and minister the word' (Acts 5) by taking some of their other responsibilities.
113. I have a strong conviction that Biblical truths should be understood accurately and be applied to current living.
114. I enjoy knowing the meaning of key words in Scripture.
115. I believe that the teaching-learning process is vital to local church growth.
116. I have a strong concern to relate Biblical truths to life.
117. I have the ability to concisely instruct listeners in the precise meaning of words and passages in Scripture.
118. I explain well the New Testament to others.
119. When I communicate Biblical truths to others, it affects changes in knowledge, attitudes, values or conduct.
120. I can make difficult Biblical truths understandable to others.
121. I have a reverence for God and His will for my life.
122. I effectively solve problems using Biblical principles.
123. Others often ask me for workable ideas or alternatives.
124. I am concerned that interpersonal relationships be peaceable, reasonable, and without partiality of hypocrisy.
125. I apply Biblical truths effectively in my life.
126. I make what appears to be correct decisions for my life.
127. The choices I make for activities in Christian service usually work well.
128. My nominations for church positions often prove to be good selections.