The gift of Teaching will give you the ability to share knowledge with members of the body (children and/or adults) that will serve in building them up in Christ. Your teaching will aid the growth and health of the body.

Scriptural References: 1 Corinthians 12:28, Romans 12:7, Ephesians 4:11, Acts 20: 20-21

People with this gift:

  • communicate biblical truth that inspires greater obedience to the Word of God.
  • challenge listeners simply and practically with the truths of Scripture.
  • focus on changing lives by helping others understand the Bible better.
  • give attention to details and accuracy.
  • prepare themselves through extended times of study and reflection.

A person with this gift is usually:

  • Organized
  • Enthusiastic
  • Articulate
  • Disciplined
  • Authoritative
  • Expressive
  • Analytical
  • Practical

Examples of Ministry Opportunities:

Small group host, Sunday School teacher, Sunday morning reader, youth ministry events, Vacation Bible School leader

This gift belongs to the category EDUCATION. You may find it useful to get information on other gifts in this category: Knowledge, Wisdom.

Cautions for people with this gift: becoming too detailed when teaching and losing sight of the reason for teaching; remembering that their spirituality is not measured by how much they know.