WELCOME TO ACC 301!

These assessment tools are designed to help you in the process of self discovery. They are relatively simple but can have a huge impact on your life. They are meant to help you clarify how God has uniquely wired you, but that is only the starting point. Remember they are only as good as the application of your SHAPE into your life and ministry.

WHAT IS S.H.A.P.E?

Spiritual Gifts

A special capacity for service given by God to every believer for the benefit of His Church, the Body of Christ

Heart

A God-given desire that invigorates and motivates you to meaningful ministry involvement for God’s kingdom.

Abilities

Talents and skills given by God to every human being for His glory (whether people love Him or not) that demonstrate His common grace to everyone.

Personal Style

Your natural and energized approach to life and relationships.

Experiences

Events and situations in your life that God has used to mold you into who you are.

SPIRITUAL GIFTS INVENTORY

Read the traits for each spiritual gift and check every phrase that you think fits you.

GIFTS TRAITS OR DESCRIPTIONS TOTALS
Administration
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Craftsmanship
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Evangelism
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Exhortation/Wisdom
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Giving
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Hospitality
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Intercession
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Knowledge
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Leadership
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Mercy
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Music
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Serving
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Shepherding
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Teaching
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Writing
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Please complete the above before proceeding!

Your top three gifts from the Spiritual Gifts Inventory

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HEART PASSION ASSESSMENT










God had a purpose in giving you your inborn interests. In fact, your emotional heartbeat reveals a very important key to understanding God’s design and intention for your life. These heartbeats are described as passions in three different areas—– Roles, People and Causes.

HEART PASSION FOR SPECIFIC PEOPLE

WHO DO YOU LIKE TO HELP?

Select the people on whom you feel can have the greatest impact.




HEART PASSION FOR A CAUSE

WHAT DO YOU GET EXCITED ABOUT?

Select what cause(s) get the adrenaline flowing.




ABILITIES ASSESSMENT

WHAT GOD-GIVEN ABILITIES HAVE SURFACED THROUGHOUT YOUR LIFE?

Select what abilities apply to you.




PERSONAL STYLE ASSESSMENT

It is obvious that God does not use a cookie cutter to create people. He makes us all unique and that includes our own personal style. God loves variety and He made introverts and extroverts — He made people who love routine and

Check the appropriate descriptions.

C = COACH CL = CHEERLEADER TP = TEAM PLAYER A = ANALYST
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You will naturally…

  • Gravitate to positions of leadership
  • Be decisive and quick to make decisions
  • Avoid chit-chat and want to “get to the point”
  • Have the time orientation of “let’s do it now!”
  • Love to overcome obstacles and take on challenges
  • May not see the impact of your words or criticisms on others
  • Says, “Okay team, this is what we need to do!”
You will naturally…

  • Make life fun!
  • Love to talk to others
  • Easily get excited and encouraged
  • Enjoy groups and high activity level
  • Avoid details, close accountability and deadlines
  • Have the future oriented time frame of “it’ll all work out!”
  • Says, “Go team! We can do it!”
You will naturally…

  • Want to go deep in your relationships
  • Express tremendous loyalty to those you love
  • Listen attentively (and at length) to another’s problems
  • Be more sensitive to needs of others than other bents
  • Carry emotional and financial stability
  • Prefer stability . . . even if it means peace at all costs.
  • Says, “Remember that we’re a team!”
You will naturally…

  • Want to do things right and by the book
  • Strive for accuracy and quality, not quickness
  • See a person’s past as a key to trusting them in the future
  • Want clearly defined tasks, limited risk, and an open door environment for asking questions of clarification
  • Be very creative in designing helpful systems, if encouraged and allowed to work at your own pace
  • Be so good at taking things apart, you can also take people apart and become a strong critic when wronged
  • Says, “To be effective this team needs to follow the playbook!”

EXPERIENCE ASSESSMENT

WORK EXPERIENCES


LIFE EXPERIENCES

From what problems, hurts, pains or trials have you learned that you can in turn help others?




MINISTRY EXPERIENCES

Where have you enjoyed serving in the past? Check all that apply to you.




YOUR S.H.A.P.E. PROFILE