Music: Vocal

This gift or glorified talent will allow you to use your voice to sign praises to the Lord in such a manner that those around you will feel strengthened and built up.

Scriptural References: Colossians 3:16, 2 Chronicles 5:12-13, Nehemiah 12:42, James 5:13

People with this gift:

  • sing quite well, and enjoy it.
  • have special joy singing praises to God, either alone or with other people.
  • feel secure in the fact that their musical ability will be of benefit to other people with whom they come in contact.
  • can use their musical ability to help and inspire others to worship God.
  • see that their singing is a spiritual encouragement for others.

A person with this gift is usually:

  • Creative
  • Expressive
  • Sensitive
  • Artistic
  • Imaginative
  • Demonstrative
  • Intuitive
  • Unconventional

Examples of Ministry Opportunities:

Adult Choir, special music (solo or ensemble), seasonal and special worship services, cantor, Vacation Bible School music leader, Holden Evening Prayer Service, O the Joy service, WOW Choir (8th-12th-graders)

This gift belongs to the category ART. You may find it useful to get information on other gifts in this category: Craftsmanship – Arts and Crafts, Craftsmanship – Manual, Music – Instrumental, Writing.

Cautions for people with this gift: remembering that music is not for music’s sake but to glorify God and edify others; finding evaluation and constructive criticism difficult to accept.