What are charisms or spiritual gifts? There’s a large number of gifts mentioned in the Bible, for example in Acts 2, 1 Corinthians 12, Romans 12 and Ephesians 4, covering a broad range of charisms. Many of these charisms are listed below and include a mixture of testimonies, videos and stories that showcase not only how these gifts were discerned, but also how they’re been used for others.

Celibacy

When I filled in the Called and Gifted Inventory, I scored highly for the charism of Celibacy. I could really identify with the statements I …
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Encouragement

Nurtures or fosters others through presence and words of comfort, encouragement and counsel.
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Evangelism

To share the faith in a way that draws others, baptised or not, to become Jesus’ disciples and responsible members of his Church.
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Faith

Exceptional trust in the love, power, and provision of God and remarkable freedom to act on this trust.
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Healing

God uses me to cure illness or restore health where healing is unlikely to happen quickly or at all.
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Helps

Offering my talents and charisms to enable another person to serve God and people more effectively.
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Knowledge

Empowered study and intellectual activity resulting in new or clearer understanding of God, people and the universe.
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Leadership

Sharing a compelling vision with others that draws them to work together to make the vision a reality.
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Mercy

Practical deeds of compassion that comfort those who suffer and help them experience God’s love.
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Music

Writing or performing music for the delight of others and the praise of God.
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Pastoring

Building Christian community by nurturing the relationships and long-term spiritual growth of a group.
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Prophecy

Communicating the word or call of God to individuals or groups through inspired words or actions.
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Service

Seeing obstacles that keep good things from happening and doing whatever it takes myself to remove them.
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Teaching

Enabling others to learn information and skills that help them reach their full spiritual and personal potential.
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Wisdom

Insight that comes up with creative solutions to specific problems and enables others to make good decisions.
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Writing

Using words to create works of truth or beauty that reflect human experience and bring glory to God.
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