Pastor Reference
The below named applicant has applied for admission to a University of the Nations accredited school at the Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Bangkok campus. YWAM is an international, interdenominational Christian missionary organiza- tion. Founded in 1960, YWAM now has centers in over 800 locations in over 135 countries. Its purposes include training, challenging and channeling Christians to fulfill Christ’s command: “Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations.” YWAM Bangkok is a training base from which workers are sent out into all the world.
It is important to us, as we evaluate our applicants, that we have a good understanding of their character and ministry abilities. Serious consideration will be given to your comments, therefore we ask that you complete this form carefully. We would appreciate honest, straightforward responses, evaluating both the assets and liabilities of the applicant. Be assured that your reply will be held in strict confidence. Your prompt attention in completing this form is appreciated. Thank you!
Name of Applicant *
First & Last name
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To the Pastor filling out this form:
Name *
first & Last
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Address *
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Phone number *
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Email *
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other contacts
(Skype... mobile phone...)
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Please send me information on YWAM Bangkok *
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Relationship to applicant
My relationship to the applicant is: *
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How long has the applicant attended your church? *
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In your association with the applicant, what has been the level of commitment you have seen exemplified? *
Please choose one.
Did you know prior to receiving this form of the applicant's intention to attend this program? *
Please choose one.
Does the applicant know Jesus as their personal Lord & Savior and display Christ in everyday living? How? *
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Do you believe that the applicant has a call to missions at this time? *
please give an example
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Is your congregation standing behind the applicant’s decision to apply for this school? If no, please explain. *
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In what areas of ministry has the applicant participated in your church? *
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Character Evaluation
Please check the appropriate space for each characteristic according to your knowledge of the applicant. If you have not observed this trait, check “not known.” Consider the average to be a reasonably well-adjusted individual who is qualified for full-time Chris- tian work.
Personal Character *
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Average
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Self-discipline
Teachability
Flexibility
Perseverance
Reliability
Punctuality
Common sense
Integrity
Academic
Financial responsibility
Stewardship
Industriousness
Response to authority
Health
Emotional Maturity *
Not known
Poor
Average
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Self-confidence
Self-esteem
Ability to deal with stress
Accurate view of personal strengths/weaknesses
Ability to deal w/ interpersonal problems
Overall emotional maturity
Spiritual Maturity *
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Poor
Average
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Knowledge of the Bible
Consistency of Christian walk
Able to share Christ with others
Concern for others
Assurance of God's calling
Respects convictions of others
Overall spiritual maturity
Leadership Potential *
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Average
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Initiative
Willingness to serve
Decision making ability
Organizational skills
Ability to follow
Ability to motivate others
Social Adaptability *
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Cooperation
Tactfulness
Communication skills
Neatness of person
Respected by peers
Positive, contagious spirit
Have you noticed these tendencies? *
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Very Apparent
Sometimes
Rarely
Never Apparent
Critical
Argumentative
Domineering Manner
Procrastination
Impracticality
Irritability
Anxiety/Worry
Moody
Dependent relationships
Homosexual relationships
Eating disorders
Behavioral disorders
Drug abuse
Close-minded
Emotional instability
Flirting
Sexual immorality
Easily embarrassed
Easily discouraged
Prejudice
Impatience
Gives in to peer pressure
Arrogant
Frequent exaggeration
Lack of humor
Infatuations
Dishonest or questionable character
Involvement with the occult
Applicant's Giftings
Please check the appropriate space for each gifting according to your knowledge of the applicant. If you have not observed this trait, check “not known.”
Have you noticed these tendencies? *
Not known
Poor
Average
Excellent
Administration
Counseling Hospitality
Motivating & training others
Music
One-on-one discipleship
Personal evangelism
Prayer
Speaking/Teaching
Working with adults
Working with teens
Working with Children
Worship
Other
Please explain Other
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Questionnaire
In answering the following questions, please comment based upon what you know of the applicant. For any questions which you have no knowledge, please write “not observed.”
How does the applicant respond to designated authority and standards? *
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Can the applicant take responsibility and demonstrate leadership? Give examples. *
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Comment on the applicant’s sensitivity to the needs, feelings, and attitudes of others. *
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Please comment on the applicant’s ability to establish close, healthy relationships with others. *
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How does the applicant deal with relationships with the opposite sex? *
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Do you have any reservations concerning the financial integrity of the applicant? (If yes, please explain)  *
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Do you have any reservations concerning the personal integrity of the applicant? (If yes, please explain)  *
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Have you noticed alcohol or tobacco use? *
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Has the applicant ever been arrested? *
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Please comment on the applicant’s family background. *
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Please summarize the applicant’s suitability for missionary service, adding any considerations that may influence his/her effec- tiveness. *
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Would you recommend the applicant for the YWAM school he/she is applying for? (please mark one and comment if needed) *
Further comments
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Additional comments
this can be about anything you think we should know, concerning what is or is not included in this reference form
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I declare that the contents of this confidential reference form are correct to the best of my knowledge. *
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