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Spiritual Health Surveys

Diagnose the condition of your leaders before disaster comes.

Somewhere along the line doctors realized that one of the best ways to prevent serious illness was to have health checkups. These routine doctor visits can have a dramatic impact in diagnosing and preventing health crises.

We in the church who are leaders of leaders also need to have a checkup mechanism, a way in which we can monitor the spiritual health of those leaders we oversee and care for. One excellent way to provide checkups is through surveys. When done well, a spiritual health survey can give you the information you need to respond promptly to any serious issue in a leader's life or ministry.

Asking the Right Questions Is Critical

Busy leaders are, well, busy. The greatest survey in the world is useless if it is not taken seriously or, worse, ignored. For good results, make sure you focus on getting the right information succinctly. I like to divide a spiritual health survey into five key sections:

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