Church Planter Self Assessment Test

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Church Planter Self Assessment Test

Do you think the Lord may be leading you to become a church planter? If so take the self assessment test as a preliminary step.


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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is my principal motivation for considering church planting something other than dissatisfaction with my present situation?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 2. 
    Has the growth of my present pastorate been adequate? If I had started with zero two years ago, would the addition of new families and development of new leaders be adequate to provide a fairly solid church now?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 3. 
    Would it be possible to use in church planting certain gifts or strengths of mine that can’t be used now?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 4. 
    Have I had enough exposure to church planting situations to know what the life of a church planter is like?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 5. 
    Do I know what my personal long-term goals are?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 6. 
    Do I have all the training I need in order to do church planting effectively?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 7. 
    Do I have plenty of energy for my work and little trouble with personal discipline in the use of time?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 8. 
    Is my spouse willing, even enthusiastic, about our planting a church?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 9. 
    Am I a people person?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 10. 
    Does God use me to lead people to Christ on a consistent basis?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 11. 
    Can I articulate quickly what are the gifts and personal characteristics that would make me effective in church planting?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 12. 
    Am I comfortable with people of various church backgrounds and able to accept them joyfully into membership, being patient when they are slow to grow spiritually and doctrinally?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 13. 
    Am I confident of being successful in church planting work?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 14. 
    Is my interest in church planting caused primarily by a desire to reach the lost and unchurched in a new area?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 15. 
    Do people follow me as their leader?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 16. 
    Do I understand the gifts of a church planter and believe that God has given these to me?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 17. 
    Am I comfortable giving lots of my jobs and responsibilities to others?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 18. 
    Can I describe in some detail the church I’d like to plant?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 19. 
    Do people tend to sit up and listen when I speak?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 20. 
    Do leaders I trust tell me church planting is right for me?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure