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Leading / Administrating

The God-given ability to lead others in meaningful endeavors which demonstrates personal care and concern in order to meet the needs of others and encourage their growth (e.g. Father in 1 Timothy 3:4-5, 12).

CHARACTERISTICS OF LEADING / ADMINISTRATING:

  • Motivates others to action

  • Clearly communicates

  • Thrives when given authority

  • Happily receives authority when given

  • Naturally assumes leadership when there is a lack

  • Takes on long-term projects

  • Is a visionary

  • Has good networking abilities

  • Delegates well

  • Takes criticism well

  • Is passionate and enthusiastic

  • Enjoys accomplishing goals

  • Gives credit to others

  • Meets challenges as they arise

  • Is a natural and capable leader

  • Understands the big picture

  • Discards what does not work and keeps what does

  • Enjoys people

  • Dislikes the mundane routine

CHALLENGES FOR LEADING / ADMINISTRATING:

  • May have trouble dealing with opposition

  • May become callous due to constant criticism

  • Pushes hard to the point of neglecting family

  • Ignores family responsibilities due to love of work

PLACES WHERE THIS GIFT CAN BE UTILIZED:

  • Small group leader

  • Jr. High ministry

  • High School ministry

  • College ministry

  • Singles ministry

  • Prison ministry

  • Any type of leadership/oversight role

  • Creator of new ministries

  • Coach of sports ministries

MINISTRIES IN THE CHURCH BODY WHERE THIS GIFT CAN BE UTILIZED: