The gift of Administration will benefit you in understanding and setting goals for various groups and organizations. It will give you direction in making effective plans to achieve those goals. You will be able to plan programming, work with facts and/or figures, and see that goals and ideas are accomplished.

Scriptural References: 1 Corinthians 12:28, Acts 6:1-7

People with this gift:

  • develop strategies or plans to reach identified goals.
  • assist ministries to become more effective and efficient – doing the right things right.
  • create order out of organizational chaos.
  • manage or coordinate a variety of responsibilities to accomplish a task.
  • organize people, tasks, or events, managing details carefully and thoroughly.

A person with this gift is usually:

  • Thorough
  • Objective
  • Efficient
  • Goal-oriented
  • Responsible
  • Organized
  • Methodical
  • Conscientious

Examples of Ministry Opportunities:

Council leadership, committee leadership, Worship and Music Committee member, audit, small group leadership, confirmation support, Vacation Bible School support, Sunday School support, offering counter, assistance with scheduling, special event planning, food pack coordinator, Inasmuch Day coordinator, property committee, endowment fund

This gift belongs to the category RESPONSIBILITY. You may find it useful to get information on other gifts that belong to this category: Leadership and Shepherding.

Cautions for people with this gift: being open to adjusting their plans so that they don’t stifle a leader’s vision; not using people simply to accomplish goals without concern for their growth in the process.