Spiritual Gift: Leadership

Our spiritual gifts are given by the Holy Spirit as a way to serve the Lord and be blessings to the world God so loves. See how your gifts may be used!

Leadership is the gift that gives a believer the confidence to step forward, give direction and provide motivation to get a task completed or a dream fulfilled. The gift of Leadership is the special ability that allows you to be a goal‐setter and leader of God’s people. You have the ability to set goals in accordance with God’s purposes for the future and to communicate these goals to others in such a way that they voluntarily and harmoniously work together to accomplish those goals for the glory of God.

Scriptural References:

Hebrews 13:17; Acts 7:10

People with this gift:
  • provide direction for God’s people or ministry;
  • take responsibility and establish goals;
  • cast the vision and present the big picture for others to see;
  • motivate others to perform to the best of their abilities;
  • like to initiate some form of action and direct the efforts of the group
A person with this gift is usually:

Inspiring – Motivating – Persuasive – Influential – Responsible – Initiating – Trustworthy – Visionary

Ministry Opportunities:
  • Church Council
  • Church Worship Leader
  • Committee Chair
  • Leadership Positions
  • Long-Range Planning

This gift belongs to the category RESPONSIBILITY. You may find useful to get information on other gifts which belong to this same category. These gifts are: Administration; Discernment; Pastor.