1 You tend to notice “body language” that is not consistent with what the person is saying.
2 You are able to identify with the feelings and emotions of another.
3 You have an analytical mind which is always trying to figure out how and why.
4 You cry easily or show emotion when you see or hear things that sadden you.
5 You feel at ease with others in spite of vast cultural differences with them.
6 You feel comfortable working with or around computers.
7 You have the courage to confront issues with insights God has given you.
8 You have the ability to share Christ with people in terms they can understand and relate to.
9 In the church, you have a willingness to do jobs which will allow leadership gifts to be used in a fruitful way.
10 You become frustrated with brainstorming sessions which never get around to implementation.
11 You have little difficulty communicating your thoughts and usually others listen to you.
12 You are relaxed entertaining people in your home and enjoy having people over who you do not know well.
13 Your prayers are often comprised of requests for the deep hurts and needs of those whom you are shepherding.
14 You tend to build deep relationships with others and do not enjoy superficial or casual friendships for very long.
15 You are frustrated with tasks that take you away from ministering to those around you for very long.
16 You enjoy asking neighbors over.
17 Your study is intended to help you communicate with others.
18 You are a logical thinker and able to keep several projects on target.
19 People have different responses to your messages; some are convicted, others are encouraged, but few are neutral.
20 You almost have a sixth sense about what is being said or is happening which cannot always be explained.
21 Many times in prayer, meditation or scripture study, solutions come to mind.
22 You enjoy being able to focus on a few rather than being “spread to thin”.
23 Your prayers contain the names of many people who are not Christians or those you are training to share Christ.
24 You have a good understanding of many social and political trends of our time.
25 You tend to “take over” in a situation where there is not a designated leader.
26 You have an unusual ability to survive difficult situations.
27 You have a great deal of patience for those who are learning from you.
28 You feel inadequate to meet all the needs of those to whom you minister.
29 People look to you for leadership and direction.
30 You are quick to invite people you have just met to your residence.
31 Your immediate reactions when you see someone in difficulty is to want to reach out and help.
32 You enjoy preparing meals for guests.
33 You enjoy spending time in study for your teaching.
34 You do not feel comfortable in a tightly regimented time schedule.
35 You have an excellent grasp of God’s Word.
36 You do not mind someone challenging you.
37 You are always learning and then wanting to teach it to others.
38 You hesitate to speak to others of their motives because they may not be receptive.
39 You enjoy doing “little things” that can help other people.
40 You can absorb and remember large quantities of information.
41 You are able to stand alone against the tide.
42 You are not afraid to stand alone for something God wants.
43 When giving, you don’t think about tax advantages before deciding to give to something.
44 You have an inner unrest at the thought of people dying and going to hell.
45 Your prayers are often for understanding of those you are teaching.
46 You may communicate through the use of various media.
47 You desire to see things move quickly to a conclusion; then you want to move on to a new challenge.
48 You find yourself emotionally drained after ministering to someone because of your ability to identify with another’s difficulties.
49 You often feel internal tension between the task at hand and the people problems which impede progress.
50 You have an inner sense of unrest when you see someone in financial or material need.
51 Your intuitions are correct.
52 You lack roots which would inhibit your mobility.
53 You do not enjoy handling major leadership or overseeing responsibilities.
54 You are not upset if your home is not in perfect order when someone drops in.
55 You will not ask others to do what you will not do yourself.
56 You adapt easily to other cultures.
57 You are seen as a courageous person because of your confidence that God is with you.
58 Sometimes you see solutions to problems that no one else seems to see.
59 You feel free to counsel others into certain courses of action.
60 You have the ability to see through surface issues to the true spiritual problem.
61 When you share with others, you often focus on the relational aspects of the Christian life.
62 You enjoy working on solutions to problems more than you do applying all the details of the solutions to the problems.
63 People like to be around you because you have a tendency to be cheerful.
64 When listening to a message, you listen for deep truths which are being communicated.
65 Others see you exemplifying a godly lifestyle.
66 Many people just stop by.
67 People come to you with problems not because of some practical thing you do, but because you have the ability to understand what they are going through and can console them.
68 You articulate your thoughts well.
69 You continually try to reconcile different truths from scripture so you can understand how they relate.
70 You do not have to ask what needs to be done; you can see needs.
71 You have a tendency to think about others before you think about yourself.
72 You are eager to learn and have a long attention span.
73 You tend to neglect other types of Christian activities and family responsibilities because of your desire to learn and study.
74 Others readily follow you, and they see you confidently knowing what to do next.
75 You find yourself just spontaneously encouraging or affirming people.
76 Your prayers often consist of asking God what you should do with your intuitions.
77 You are concerned that precise words and illustrations you use communicate what you want to say.
78 You enjoy sharing particular aspects of your life with others because you know God will use it to help them in areas of their life.
79 You are frustrated when you do not see others growing into maturity or using their gifts for the building of the Body.
80 You are able to persuade or help people reach decisions to commit their lives to Christ.
81 You do not need to receive public recognition for what you do.
82 You are non-traditional in your approach and find significant difficulty in working within a “traditional system”.
83 You willingly live a life of personal sacrifice so that others may have their basic needs met.
84 You become frustrated when people do not listen to your solution because you know it will work.
85 Your prayers typically involve deep theological truths and often seek God’s aid in understanding more.
86 You don’t need to be pressured to give.
87 You find it easy to decide on a course of action which needs to be taken.
88 You are concerned that all of the needs of the Body are met, though not necessarily by yourself.
89 You are able to offer decisive leadership to the Body you are shepherding.
90 Most people would see you as an empathetic person.
91 You have an analytical mind.
92 You train leaders well.
93 You sometimes expect too much of others and can’t understand why they just don’t “live by faith” more.
94 You enjoy working with intricate details to make everything work together.
95 You work by yourself or in small groups.
96 You can live with situations which are uncertain.
97 You do not enjoy maintaining a program or administering details.
98 When you are finished having someone share with you, many times you find yourself emotionally drained.
99 You enjoy working with people to enable them to work together smoothly toward a common objective.
100 You enjoy calling on people in the hospital or who are sick or going through some difficulty.
101 You sense real joy when giving to meet someone’s need.
102 You are very loyal to your goals.
103 You have a desire to help others.
104 Being separated from extended family and friends does not inhibit your ministry.
105 People feel very comfortable in your home and do not feel as if they are imposing. They often “kick off their shoes” and find it easy to relax.
106 You are a positive thinker and are frustrated by negative people.
107 You sometimes become bitter because of the injustices someone else suffers.
108 You are not daunted by obstacles or problems.
109 You are very observant to what people say.
110 You live by what you have belongs to God and that you are only a steward of what you “possess”.
111 You can see how God is using difficulties in people’s lives to produce new levels of maturity.
112 You have the ability to move conversations in a direction of the other person’s relationship with Christ.
113 Trusting God comes easily for you.
114 When with non-Christians, their position with Christ inevitably comes up.
115 You tend to be a perfectionist and expect the same of others.
116 You remain calm under pressure.
117 You have a passion to share the gospel of Jesus Christ publicly or with individuals.
118 You are able to articulate your faith in a way that people respond positively.
119 You are able to grasp spiritual truths quickly.
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