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Server

The God-given ability to recognize a need and administer assistance to others.  In relation to other believers, this releases them to utilize their God-give gifts (e.g. Deacons in Acts 6:1-6; 1 Corinthians 12:28; and Romans 12:7).

CHARACTERISTICS OF A SERVER:

  • ​Willingly meets the needs of others

  • Has a hands on approach

  • Precise and orderly

  • Detail oriented

  • Friendly

  • Has trouble turning others away

  • More interest in others than self

  • More short term orientated than long term

  • Actively expressive rather than verbally expressive

  • Desires appreciation

  • Goes above and beyond what is asked of them

  • Enjoys being helpful

  • High energy level

  • Orderly; does not like clutter

  • Perfectionist

  • Places an importance on serving

  • Would rather do than delegate

  • Supports the leadership

CHALLENGES FOR THE SERVER:

  • Criticizes those who are not serving

  • Helps others to the extent of neglecting personal family

  • So enthusiastic to help, may come across as pushy

  • Does not like to be served

  • Saddened when unappreciated

PLACES WHERE THIS GIFT CAN BE UTILIZED:

  • Hospitality ministry

  • Children's ministry

  • Homeless ministry

  • Taking meals to ill or injured

  • Set-up or tear down at special events

  • Serving anywhere, anytime, anyway

  • Construction of any type

  • Maintenance of anything

  • Putting together anything with the hands

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