Do you ever feel like there is no way God could use your talent because your gifting is not in teaching or preaching? Or maybe you feel like you could never serve because you don’t really want to work in the church as a pastor or a worship leader? I have good news for you: the Bible teaches that every Christian is called to serve God in their own unique way.

1 Peter 4:10 says, “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” This verse highlights that every Christian has been given gifts and talents by God, and it’s our responsibility to use them to serve others and glorify Him.

In Romans 12:4–8, the apostle Paul talks about the various gifts and functions of the body of Christ, saying that each member has a different role to play, but all are important and necessary. He says, “Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.”

God has given each person a unique role to play in His kingdom, and serving Him can take many different forms. It’s about using your gifts and talents to serve others and glorify God in all aspects of life, whether that’s in a church setting, in the workplace, at home, or in the community.

Every Christian is called to serve Him in their own unique way, using the gifts and talents they have been given. So stop with the excuses and get to work! God has equipped and called you, and the world needs you.

Dear God, thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you wherever we are. Help us to recognize the gifts and talents you have given us and use them to serve others and bring glory to your name. Help us to be faithful stewards of the grace you have given us, and to use our gifts to serve you and bring others closer to you. Amen.