Rooftop Sermon Evaluation Form

The purpose of this form is to provide invaluable listener-feedback to the various speakers at Rooftop, in response to their sermons.  Please be honest and constructive.  Because speakers might want to follow up on individual comments, we require you to submit your name and the specific sermon being evaluated.  Thank you for your feedback.

Name *
Delivery and Presentation *
Delivery and Presentation
The speaker made good use of his/her voice. (Pacing, volume, vocal variety, minimal use of ums and uhhs, etc.)
The speaker maintained good eye contact with the audience, instead of reading his/her notes.
The speaker used his or her body well. (Use of hand gestures, stepping away from the podium, good posture, avoiding distracting mannerisms.)
The speaker appeared confident and passionate about the topic and sermon.
The speaker seemed well-prepared.
The sermon was the right length: not too long and not too short.
Organization and Clarity *
Organization and Clarity
The speaker's main point was simple and clear.
The speaker's outline was easy to follow.
In the Introduction, the speaker introduced the topic and passage in an interesting way that made me want to listen.
In the Main Body, the "sub-points" of the sermon fit together well and supported the main idea.
In the Conclusion, the speaker drove home his/her main point in a compelling way that left me eager to respond to the sermon.
Biblical and Theological Content *
Biblical and Theological Content
From what I could tell, the speaker interpreted the Biblical text in an appropriate and accurate way.
I learned something important and interesting about the Bible or Christianity from this sermon.
The sermon prioritized the grace, power and glory of God over human response.
The sermon directed people to respond by having faith in the work and person of Jesus Christ.
The speaker explained the Biblical text in a way that was relevant to life in today's world.
Language and Illustrations *
Language and Illustrations
The speaker used language and vocabulary in an interesting way. (Use of alliteration, pneumonic devices, imagery, metaphor, poetic language, etc.)
The speaker used helpful examples and stories to illustrate his/her points.
The sermon was free from religious jargon, and was easily comprehensible for visitors and non-believers.
Audience and Application *
Audience and Application
The speaker gave listeners helpful and practical things to do in response to the passage or text.
The speaker spoke honestly and personally about his/her own experience in a way that was helpful to the sermon.
The speaker spoke to the real-life, everyday needs of the audience.
The speaker spoke with a balance of boldness and compassion.
The sermon was helpful to mature believers who want to grow in their faith.
The sermon was helpful to young Christians who want to mature in their faith.
The sermon was helpful to non-Christians who might want to become Christians.