This tool is meant to be used together with the full MRCC SpiritualGifts Assessment. Using this auto-grader will simply save you time by automatically calculating the results to the gifts survey. Once you have those results, you will still need to:
Input the results into the Online Community (for MRCC members – see the instructions at the bottom of the survey)
Complete the “Passions” and “Abilities” sections in the assessment. MRCC members can also input those results directly in the Online Community.
Take the Self Test
For each of the questions that follow, choose the number that corresponds with the response that most closely matches how you perceive yourself. Here is the scale of responses:
Answer as truthfully as you can. After responding to each question, the values in scoring grid (below the form) will be automatically calculated to analyze your results.
Grade Your Test
Each row in the scoring grid below represents a set of five questions (listed in the left-hand column). For each set of questions, the score was determined by adding the numerical values of your responses for those five questions to arrive at a total. For example, in the category of Administration, if you answered questions 1, 14, 27, 40, & 53 with responses of “3,” “2,” “3,” “4,” & “4,” add 3+2+3+4+4 to arrive at a total of 16.
Summary of results:
Some Notes About Your Score
The higher the score, the stronger the corresponding gift.
Note how your highest-scoring gifts have the potential to complement and support one another.
Your perceptions will be validated by others and confirmed over time through prayer and practice. Listen for that affirmation as others confirm your gifts through genuine expressions of approval and gratitude for a job well done!
God also gave us abilities and passions, so don’t feel like you can’t serve in an area that is not specifically your spiritual gift. Sometimes we just need to try something we think we would enjoy doing and see if it’s a good fit.
By the same token, not having a certain gift does not mean that we have no responsibilities in that area. For example, God expects all Christians to give, to serve, to show mercy, etc. Some are just gifted in an extraordinary capacity in those areas.
INPUT YOUR RESULTS INTO MRCC's ONLINE COMMUNITY
Now that you have scored your test and identified your strongest gifts you can enter those results in our Online Community.
Enter your login and password (if you do not have a login and password or have forgotten yours, click the link that says “Forgot Password?” and follow the steps).
Once you’re logged in, click “Go to my Profile” in the upper right corner of the screen.
Choose “Edit Profile” under Profile Settings in the upper right corner of the screen.
Select “My Fit” from the Editing menu in green.
You’re there! Just look in the lists of Spiritual Gifts and select the ones that are yours (tip: to select multiple items from any of these scroll-down boxes, just hold down the “Ctrl” key while you click).
While you’re on the “My Fit” screen, go ahead and look at the Passions and Abilities lists and make your selections there as well.
You can also go to the other pages of your Profile to edit other personal information.
Please remember that this is not a scientific instrument. This inventory is designed to help you begin your journey toward discovering your spiritual gifts. For further study on spiritual gifts, see the following resources, which were consulted to compile this spiritual gifts assessment:
Discover Your God-Given Gifts by Don & Katie Fortune Spiritual Gifts: A Practical Guide to How God Works Through You by David Francis Ministry Gifts Inventory by Michael Miller He Gave Gifts by Charles Swindoll Finding Your Spiritual Gifts by C. Peter Wagner