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Upward, Inward, Outward, Forward Assessment Tool (Part 2 of 3 - Evaluation)

By Randall Neighbour and Jim Egli

Upward-Connecting Your Group to God

1. How many days each week do you pray for the other member of your small group?
0 Days 1-2 Days 3-4 Days 5-6 Days 6-7 Days
2. How many minutes does your cell or small group spend in worship in its meetings?
0-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20+
3. How many minutes do you spend in devotional time with the Lord on the average day?
0-5 6-15 16-30 31-45 46+
4. How many minutes does your small group spend in prayer in its meetings?
0-5 6-15 16-30 31-45 46+
5. How often does your group see wonderful and miraculous answers to prayer?
Never Sometimes Often Very Often Regularly
 

Inward-Building Community

6. How many times in the average four-week span does your cell or small group meet?

1 2 3 4 (+ summer break) 4
7. How many parties or fun activities has your group enjoyed together in the past three months?
0 1 2 3 4+
8. How many times have you invited group members to your home or a restaurant for a meal in the past two months?
0 1 2 3 4+
9. How often do most of your cell or small group members sit together in Sunday worship?
Never Seldom Often Very Often Always
10. How often do you communicate with cell members by phone, email, cards, or letter in order to encourage them?
Never Sometimes Often Very Often Daily
 

Outward-Reaching the Lost

11. How often does your group take time in its meetings to pray for those who do not yet know Christ?

Never Seldom Often Very Often Always
12. How many days each week do you pray for the salvation of unbelievers?
0 Days 1-2 Days 3-4 Days 5-6 Days 7 Days
13. How many parties or fun events has your group done in the past three months that were targeted to appeal to non-Christians?
0 1 2 3 4+
14. When a visitor attends your small group for the first time, how often are they followed up with a phone call, note or visit?
Never Seldom Often Very Often Always
15. Does your group have a clear, dated goal for when it will multiply or grow into a new group?
No Not Really Kind of Goal no Date Definitely
 

Forward-Multiplying Leaders

16. How many individuals or couples in your group serve as interns or assistants right now?

0 1 2 3 4+
17. What percentage of your group members do you expect to lead a group at some point in the future?
0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
18. What percentage of the youth and adults in your group do you involve in leading parts of the cell meeting?
0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
19. How often do your prayers for your cell include a prayer for the multiplication of leaders?
Never Seldom Often Very Often Always
20. How many individuals or couples in your group do you expect to go through group leadership training in the next year?
0 1 2 3 4+