Are Spiritual Gifts Supernatural?
By Ann Peat
There is much discussion and speculation about whether the spiritual gifts mentioned in the New Testament are supernatural abilities given by the Holy Spirit or whether they are the strengths and talents one has inherited. I think that the answer lies in the kind of worldview we espouse.
Ann Peat is a layperson who serves on the Board of Directors for Discipleship Ministries. She is a member of Church of the Master UMC in Westerville, Ohio and is a certified Lay Servant serving on her District Board of Laity. She has been invited to share her view of Spiritual Gifts.