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Evaluating outreach events

110EvalEvent_244571739It’s good to evaluate our church events—thinking about their effectiveness. A post at ChurchLeaders.com provides 20 questions (reproduced below) to ask in evaluating outreach events. Perhaps you can think of other questions to add to the list. Feel free to share them using the “add a comment” tool below.

  1. How was networking with other Great Commission Christians evident?
  2. How was the gospel proclaimed at this event?
  3. How did this event demonstrate creativity and boldness?
  4. If I were to do this again, what would I do differently?
  5. What did I expect to happen as a result of this event?
  6. How will this event empower participants to advance the Kingdom of God in their area?
  7. What are the systems for accountability in this event?
  8. What are the theological/scriptural foundations for this event?
  9. How do you measure excellence for this event? Did it meet your expectations?
  10. Did I do my best?
  11. How was the purpose and value of this event communicated?
  12. Is there a more cost-effective way to do the ministry or event? Could it have been done using less money or resources without compromising quality?
  13. How did this event include participation by all our constituents (Christian, non-Christian)?
  14. How were the diversity of cultures, traditions and values reflected in this meeting?
  15. How did this event serve to identify, call out and equip new leadership?
  16. What needs to happen now as a result of this event? What new questions should we be asking?
  17. How was spiritual transformation encouraged in this event?
  18. How did this event utilize the spiritual gifts of the participants and leaders?
  19. How did this event provide opportunities for people to connect with God?
  20. How was prayer a part of the planning for this event?