Spiritual Resilience Checklist

Please indicate where you think you are today,  on the likert scale in each statement. 

Likert Scale: 1. Never  2. Rarely  3. Seldom  4. Often  5. Always

Sound Theology of Suffering
Have I grappled with my theology of suffering, and are the resulting assumptions Biblical1     2     3     4    5
Does my organization encourage and promote a sound theology of suffering1     2     3     4    5
Intrinsic Religious Motivation
Do I have a habit of attending community worship and prayer1     2     3     4    5
Do I have at least two close Christian friends for mutual support and sharing openly and deeply?1     2     3     4    5
Do I have a regular habit of personal prayer and studying the Bible?1     2     3     4    5
Do I have a regular practice of participating in spiritual retreats, contemplative prayer and receiving spiritual direction1     2     3     4    5
Ability to Face and Share uncomfortable Feelings
Do I have experiential knowledge of receiving forgiveness from God and from others1     2     3     4    5
Am I aware of the forgiveness process and able to distinguish forgiving from excusing or glossing over injuries1     2     3     4    5
Does my organization encourage and promote giving, experiencing, and knowing forgiveness?1     2     3     4    5
Knowing and Receiving Grace
Do I have a deep experience of being loved and valued by God?1     2     3     4    5
Am I accepting of human brokenness as a common experience and able to love others (myself) when the brokenness is visible rather than being overly condemning?1     2     3     4    5
Does my organization encourage a culture of openness, vulnerability, and support as its members deal with their brokenness1     2     3     4    5
Supportive Relationships with other Believers
Does this person have at least two close Christian friends1     2     3     4    5
Does this person give growing and maintaining close relationships a measure of priority over ministry work?1     2     3     4    5