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1 SOMA - Discover your Spiritual Gifts? Do you know what your spiritual gifts are? In another survey we helped you discover your calling. The Scriptures also teach that believers are empowered by the Holy Spirit with 'Spiritual Gifts' (Romans 12) that they are to use in ministry with others. This survey is designed to help you discover your spiritual gifts. We invite you to complete this survey free of charge while in ALPHA, take advantage of the complimentary feedback session to learn the results of your survey and how to nurture your gifts. You may also share the URL with others who might share your interest in learning about their own spiritual calling. Introduction The SOMA surveys are currently in ALPHA stage of development. We are developing several surveys. In the final version they will be available within one website and to both individuals and groups. The SOMA tools will offer automated reports, discipleship guides, ministry matching, and an API for full integration with other ministry software solutions. This online survey is three pages long Page 1 - Introduction Page 2 - Discover your Spiritual Gifts Page 3 - Follow up preferences The various Soma Tools are designed to compliment one another and illuminate a particular facet of the individual, small group or congregation. You may start with any one of the SOMA tools and surveys. If you would like to deepen your understanding of how the body (soma) fits together we would welcome the opportunity to speak with you or your church. We invite you to complete this survey FREE OF CHARGE while in ALPHA. To participate in a complimentary ministry coaching session please complete page 3. Contact Information [Required] For validation purposes, please provide us your Name, Address, and Phone. - must be digits long and may include only numbers, hyphens, and spaces. - First name: Middle initial: Last name: address: Phone number: Address: City: State: ZIP: Your Spiritual Gifts Spiritual Gifts as articulated by the Apostle Paul in Romans 12 are embedded into the life of every believer by the Holy Spirit; so that they serve in ministry not in their own strength, but with the power of God moving through them. These "gifts" compliment the "calling" (Eph 4) of each person, and they are are augmented by several facets of our being such as our wisdom, skills, training and faith. For each of the word groups below please select the number that indicates..."how strongly you personally identify with each of the following word groups? intuitive, prayerful, spirit led [Required] team player, volunteer,supportive Page 1 of 11 SOMA - Discover your Spiritual Gifts?

2 informative, insightful, knowledgeable [Required] advocate, proponent, guide [Required] unselfish, humble, sacrificial [Required] aid, value others, care [Required] preside, protect, guard [Required] futuristic, possibilities, dreamer [Required] obedient, responsive, humble [Required] Page 2 of 11 SOMA - Discover your Spiritual Gifts?

3 mentoring, precepts, doctrine [Required] provoking, winsome, companion [Required] creative, flexible, problem-solver [Required] concerned, merciful, compassionate [Required] principled, systematic, logical [Required] prophetic, advisor, truth-teller [Required] action oriented, practical, task focused [Required] instruct, impart, explain [Required] Page 3 of 11 SOMA - Discover your Spiritual Gifts?

4 motivate, call forward, urge [Required] generous, supportive, not self seeking [Required] respectful, sensitive, personable [Required] organized, decisive, respected [Required] destiny, vision, hope [Required] responsible, self disciplined, self motivated [Required] dynamic, passionate, articulate [Required] Page 4 of 11 SOMA - Discover your Spiritual Gifts?

5 entreat, exhort, proclaim [Required] sincerity, mental honesty, [Required] kindness, anonymous, emotional [Required] order, organization, big picture [Required] declarative, heartfelt, challenging [Required] charitable, available, flexible [Required] clarity, understanding, truth [Required] refuge, strengthen, listen [Required] Page 5 of 11 SOMA - Discover your Spiritual Gifts?

6 sensitive, empathic, openness of heart [Required] compassion, love, gratitude [Required] task oriented, accountable, responsible [Required] forthright, honest, courageous [Required] compassionate, helpful, resourceful [Required] engaging, creative, fresh [Required] supportive, dedicated, unselfish [Required] Page 6 of 11 SOMA - Discover your Spiritual Gifts?

7 share, impart, invest [Required] empathetic, emotional, weepy [Required] efficient, effective, earnest [Required] discerning, enlightened, perceptive [Required] serving, doing, acting [Required] teaching, educating, learning [Required] encourage, comfort, console [Required] prosperous, successful, abundance [Required] Page 7 of 11 SOMA - Discover your Spiritual Gifts?

8 patient, long-suffering, faithful [Required] administration, management, coordination [Required] expressive, outspoken, reproving [Required] self-effacing, respectful, dutiful [Required] communicating, articulating, explaining [Required] counsel, anchor, unify [Required] hospitable, interested, thoughtful [Required] Page 8 of 11 SOMA - Discover your Spiritual Gifts?

9 self sacrificing, humane, tender [Required] planning, prioritization, preparation [Required] intense, intentional, meaningful [Required] loyal, steadfast, allegiant [Required] discourse, didactic, expound [Required] edifying, generous, build up [Required] giver, committed, bestowing [Required] readiness, responsive, presence [Required] Page 9 of 11 SOMA - Discover your Spiritual Gifts?

10 equip, prepare, delegate [Required] Follow Up Your Opinion [Required] Mark (up to 3) Spiritual Gifts that you feel you exhibit most often. [ ] prophecy [ ] service/helps [ ] teaching [ ] exhortation [ ] giving [ ] mercy [ ] administration Denominational Affiliation Select the denomination to which you are most closely affiliated. - must select a value. [ ] None [ ] Other [ ] [ ] Adventist [ ] Assemblies of God [ ] Baptist [ ] Brethren [ ] Catholic [ ] Christian [ ] Episcopal [ ] Evangelical [ ] Holiness [ ] Home Church [ ] Lutheran [ ] Mennonite [ ] Methodist [ ] Non-denominational [ ] Orthodox [ ] Pentecostal [ ] Presbyterian [ ] Simple Church [ ] United Church of Christ Ease of use [Required] This is an ALPHA version of SOMA's survey to "Discover your Spiritual Gifts". Our next version will utilize a custom designed web application, provide an instant personal report and guide. Organizations that choose to purchase an organizational license will be able to run queries, design ministry profiles, view charts and demographics and use an API so that church administrators can sync the data of their group members with their church database. With all this in mind, we would like to know if the content of this survey was understandable and easy to use? Please provide us any advice or comments you would like to share. Page 10 of 11 SOMA - Discover your Spiritual Gifts?

11 Follow up This is the alpha version and the first of our SOMA surveys. We appreciate your willingness to complete this survey and we would enjoy talking with you on the phone about your experience and share with you the results. May we contact you to further analyze your responses and share the results of the survey? [ ] Yes, Please contact me. Preferred time for follow up All calls will be made from California (PDT) [ ] early AM (PDT) [ ] between 9-5 (PDT) [ ] after 5pm (PDT) Page 11 of 11 SOMA - Discover your Spiritual Gifts?

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