Respond to each statement below according to the following scale:
3 = Consistently/definitely true of me
2 = Often/usually true of me
1 = Once in a while/sometimes true of me
0 = Not at all/never true of me

1. When I have a problem, I'd rather pray with people than pray alone.
2. In a church service, I most look forward to the teaching.
3. People who know me would describe me as enthusiastic during worship times.
4. No matter how tired I get, I usually come alive when a challenge is placed before me.
5. Spiritual reality sometimes feels more real to me than the physical world.
6. I get distracted in meetings or services if I notice details in the surroundings that haven't been attended to.
7. A beautiful sunset can give me a spiritual high that temporarily blocks out everything bothering me.
8. It makes me feel better about myself to hang out with people I know and like.
9. I've never understood why people don't love to study the Bible in depth.
10. God touches me every time I gather with other believers for praise.
11. People around me know how passionate I feel about the causes I'm involved in.
12. I experience a deep inner joy when I am in a quiet place, free from distractions.
13. Helping others is easy for me, even when I have problems.
14. When faced with a difficult decision, I am drawn to walk in the woods, on the beach, or in some other outdoor setting.
15. When I am alone too much, I tend to lose energy or get a little depressed.
16. People seek me out when they need answers to biblical questions.
17. Even when I'm tired, I look forward to going to a church service.
18. I sense the presence of God most when I'm doing his work.
19. I don't understand how Christians can be so busy and still think they're hearing from God.
20. I love being able to serve behind the scenes, out of the spotlight.
21. I experience God in nature so powerfully I'm sometimes tempted not to bother with church.
22. I experience God most tangibly in fellowship with a few others.
23. When I need to be refreshed, a stimulating book is just the thing.
24. I am happiest when I praise God together with others.
25. "When the going gets tough, the tough get going" - that's true about me!
26. My family and friends sometimes tease me about being such a hermit.
27. People around me sometimes tell me they admire my compassion.
28. Things in nature often teach me valuable lessons about God.
29. I don't understand people who have a hard time revealing personal things about themselves.
30. Sometimes I spend too much time learning about an issue rather than dealing with it.
31. I don't think there's any good excuse for missing a worship time.
32. I get tremendous satisfaction from seeing people working together to achieve a goal.
33. When I face a difficulty, being alone feels most helpful.
34. Even when I'm tired, I find I have the energy and desire to care for people's problems.
35. God is so real when I'm in a beautiful, natural setting.
36. When I'm tired, there's nothing better than going out with friends to refresh me.
37. I worship best in response to theological truth clearly explained.
38. I like how all the world's problems - including mine - seem unimportant when I'm praising God at church.
39. I get frustrated with people's apathy in the face of injustice.
40. If the truth were told, I sometimes feel guilty for enjoying silence and solitude so much.
41. I am happiest when I find someone who really needs help and I step in and offer it.
42. Others know that if I'm not around, I'm most likely outside in a beautiful place.
43. People around me describe me as a people person.
44. I often read lots of books or articles to help me work through a problem.
45. When I get overwhelmed, there's nothing like a good worship service to get me back on track.
46. I should probably take more time to slow down, but I really love what I do, especially in ministry.
47. Sometimes I spend too much time mulling over negative things people say about me.
48. I experience God's presence as I counsel some who is struggling or in trouble.
49. When I see natural beauty, something wonderful stirs in me that is difficult to describe.



Final Results

Relational:
I connect best to God when I am with others

Intellectual:
I connect best to God when I learn.

Worship:
I connect best to God when I worship.

Activist:
I connect best to God when doing great things.
Contemplative:
I connect best to God in silence.

Serving:
I connect best to God while completing Kingdom tasks.

Creation:
I connect best to God in nature.

Copyright John Ortberg and Ruth Haley Barton, An Ordinary Day with Jesus: Participant's Guide
(Barrington, IL: Willow Creek Association, 2001), 67-72.