Identify and Understand Your Unique God-Given Spiritual Gifts
Author: C. Peter Wagner
Publisher: Gospel Light Publications
Every believer has been given one or more spiritual gifts by God to serve His people. But how can Christians know which gifts they have? This trusted study is an introduction to the 28 biblical gifts, with a definition and history of each one as well as biblical and modern-day examples of people who share that gift. Teen or adult readers will find a simple inventory to help them identify their gifts and suggestions for using their gift in a community of faith. Questions for discussion and personal application will challenge participants to know and use their God-given gifts! For additional gift assessments, use with the Finding Your Spiritual Gifts Inventory.
Which of God's Gifts Has Your Name on It? Like every believer, you receive gifts from the Holy Spirit at the time of your new birth. But how can you know for certain what your gifts are? Once you do know, how should you use your gifts to best serve God? Discover Your Spiritual Gifts gives you life - changing answers to these questions and more. You'll be involved in and enlightened by Peter Wagner's self - guided questionnaire and the explanations of all 28 spiritual gifts mentioned in the Bible. You'll also understand the difference between your natural and spiritual gifts. For easy use and self - scoring, a spiritual gifts inventory is included in the back of the book. Most important, Discover Your Spiritual Gifts will equip you to use your gifts within the Body of Christ to become the person God wants you to be and to bless others.
Discover Your Spiritual Gifts, Personal Style, and God-Given Passion
Author: Bruce L. Bugbee
Now with discussion questions and assessment tools to help you determine your unique ministry fit.By the coauthor of the Network course materials developed at Willow Creek Community Church Have you found fulfillment in life? Can you say your ministry is fruitful? God has created you to be both fulfilled and fruitful in a meaningful place of service. You can discover your God-given design and the role he created for you in and through the local church.In What You Do Best in the Body of Christ, Bruce Bugbee helps you identify your God-given spiritual gifts, personal style, and ministry passion. And he shows how they point to your unique role and purpose in the body of Christ when they are expressed together. Drawing from biblical principles, this book provides proven tools and a conversational approach that will help you fulfill God’s will for your life. You’ll discover:Your God-given Spiritual Gifts indicate what you’re equipped to do competently Your God-given Personal Style indicates how you can serve with energy and authenticity Your God-given Ministry Passion indicates where you’re motivated to serve Together, they indicate what you do best in the body of Christ!You will also better understand God’s design for the church and your role within it.You’ll find plenty of helpful charts and self-assessments—plus insights into the fallacies and pitfalls that can hinder your effectiveness. Start learning today what God wants you to do, and experience more enthusiasm, greater joy, and real significance in your life and ministry.
The Discovery of Our Unique Formation Leads to the Discovery of Our Life Vocation.
Author: Bruce Kele
This is a one of a kind book because it not only deals with Spiritual gifts, but Natural gifts as well as talents and abilities within man. In short, "all kinds of gifts!" Book teaches us how to discover these gifts, access them, develop and utilize them for the greater use. It teaches us how to discover our children's gifts and abilities and how to avoid the gift killer. It also teaches that your success may just be in you. Author teaches that everyone is wired in a certain way to fill only a certain type of shoe. He teaches that the discovery of our unique formation results in the discovery or our life vocation. Author teaches that to access the spiritual gifts, one has to have a relationship with the Holy Spirit. Book is not only a great read, but a success tool in life's disappointing reality.
Discover Your God-Given Talents and Inspire Your Community
Author: Al Winseman
Publisher: Gallup Press
- Grounded in a strengths philosophy already embraced by millions of readers - Personal stories and actionable advice for the spiritually committed, all rooted in a decades of research. - Includes an ID code that gives readers access to StrengthsFinder.com, a personality assessment that has had over 1 million completes Even in a country as religious as the U.S., many people feel disengaged from their faith communities. More than half report that they really don't get the opportunity in their congregation to do what they do best. People just feel disconnected. Maybe it's because those faith communities make unwitting missteps: Pastors ask shy people to be Greeters, or recruit innately disorganized people to coordinate church events. The problem is simply this: Too many people's talents are going unappreciated. But it doesn't have to be this way. Living Your Strengths shows readers how to use their innate gifts to enrich their faith communities. The book --- written by onetime pastors Albert Winseman and Curt Liesveld, and Donald O. Clifton, co-author of the national bestseller Now, Discover Your Strengths --- shows people how to identify and affirm their talents, and how to use them for growth and service. Most importantly, Living Your Strengths helps people discover their true calling. The book includes an ID code that gives readers access to StrengthsFinder.com, a personality assessment that reveals user's top 5 talent themes. Spiritual enrichment begins with turning talents into strengths. Living Your Strengths is an indispensable guide to help readers to just that.
An indispensable companion to the Your Gifts Spiritual Gifts Survey,this book takes an in-depth look at each of the nine team gifts. Perfect for use in small groups, this dynamic new book reveals steps to nurture and activate your gift in practical ways. You will learn about the potential roadblocks that can inhibit your gift, as well as pitfalls to avoid going forward. God created you with purpose and passion–learn how you can take the gifts He has given you and use them to advance His Kingdom in ways you never imagined. It’s time to go deeper–it’s time to discover God’s unique design for you, and become the person He created you to be.
Imagine being shipwrecked on a deserted island, wandering around for years without ever inspecting the weather-beaten treasure chest aboard the ship. The chest contains a compass, map, mirror, silver and gold, and precious gems of every kind imaginable. Although you're regularly in the vicinity of the chest, you never take the time to discover what is inside. That's what happens in many of our lives. We live our lives on auto-pilot, never taking the time within explore the precious cargo God has buried to each of us. Consequently, our dreams go unrealized and we never manifest our God-given potential. Manifesting Our God-given Treasures: The Stewardship of Life is a must-read for people interested in discovering the valuable treasure they have within. Author Rebecca McClain gives meaning to the sometimes-painful process God takes us through to discover our gifts and talents and realize our potential. She explains the importance of mentoring relationships to help us reach new levels. You will get an understanding of how to use the keys of faith, hope and expectation to unlock your dreams and hidden potential. We are all divinely unique and were created to make an impact in the world in some capacity. In fact, we have a responsibility to do no less. It is a matter of stewardship.