City Gospel Movement Self Assesment (LAR version 3.0)

God is doing a unique work in our day. As the City Gospel Movement has grown globally, ten factors have emerged as essential components. Help assess the gospel movement in the city where you serve.  By answering the following questions you can discern next steps by gauging the strengths and challenges of your city's Gospel Movement.

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* What is your first name?

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* What is your last name?

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* Organization(s) you represent?

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* What is your email address?

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* City to be surveyed:

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* State:

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* 1. Purposeful Unity Among Kingdom-minded Leaders 

Assess the level of authentic relationships among kingdom-minded leaders: level of trust across denominational/theological lines…a partnering spirit: 0 to 10 (10 is exceptional)

  • Diverse servant leadership team formed or forming
  • Intentional relationships between leaders of congregations and organizations
  • Regular gatherings of leaders: senior and associate pastors, worship, youth and CE pastors

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* 2.Citywide Prayer

Assess the city's level of engagement in coordinated corporate prayer for the city: 0 to 10

  • A Rhythm of regular practice of corporate spiritual disciplines
  • Prayer walks, prayer by ZIP code
  • House of Prayer expression, or organized group of citywide intercessors
  • Leadership prayer clusters
  • A regular expression of Citywide Worship

  • Dependence on God expressed through Prayer

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* 3.Pursuing Diversity

Assess the level of diversity and relational depth among partnering churches and organizations: 0 to 10

  • Rate the breadth of diversity of your City Gospel Movement leadership - Ethnic, Generational, Gender, Denominational

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* 4.Evangelism and Disciple-Making

Assess the effectiveness of evangelism and disciple-making: 0 to 10

  • Percentage of Christians is growing faster than percentage of the rest of the population

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* 5.Church Planting and Revitalization

Assess the city's level of commitment to church planting and revitalization: 0 to 10

  • New churches launched regularly

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* 6.Community Impact

Assess the level of ongoing service by the faith community : 0 to 10

  • Catalyst Teams of Issue & Action: champions leading action teams (e.g., poverty, church-school   partnerships, racial reconciliation, refugees)
  • Number of churches engaged in Community Service
  • Percentage of active volunteers
  • Church-School Partnerships

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* 7.City/Government Engagement

Assess the level of involvement from civic leaders in identifying needs and expanding
collaboration: 0 to 10

  • Relationship with city officials:  Mayor, Police Chief, City Council, social services: the church asked to participate in helping solve their city’s societal issues
  • Relationship with state agencies/ government funding
  • Public gathering between the church and government/public sectoagencies & organizations

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* 8.Marketplace Impact

Assess the level of engagement by marketplace leaders in City Gospel Movement projects: 0 to 10

  • Marketplace leaders serving on your CGM team
  • Active sponsoring/funding from corporate entities
  • Number or percent of volunteers from corporate sponsors
  • Faith, Work and Economics theology in practice among Kingdom citizens

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* 9.Effective Citywide Communication

Assess the extent of opportunities to share who you are and what you're about: 0 to 10

  • Sophisticated media presence
  • Active Website
  • Monthly email updates
  • Active Social Media
  • Other media partners (Christian radio, etc.)
  • Staff dedicated to regular, quality communications
  • Well maintained database of churches and individuals

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* 10.Global Diaspora

Assess the depth of understanding and level of involvement with Global Diaspora: 0 to
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  • Connecting with other City Gospel Movements, regional, national, global 
  • Honoring immigrants and their cultures, inviting them to the citywide church expression
  • Understanding and responding to needs of refugees
  • Building bridges based on shared cultural understanding and experiences
  • Intentional interaction  of international connections

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* Your comments or feedback (optional); We would also love to hear more about your organization and the Gospel Movement in your city.

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