Discipleship School Application 2018-2019
We are excited you are applying to the Antioch Discipleship School! You will never be the same after this transformational year. This application helps us get to know you better, and will be followed up with a personal interview from a ADS staff member. All information given in this application is confidential and will only be read by ADS staff directly involved in the interview process. This application should take about an hour to complete and there is not currently a feature to be able to save and come back to it later (you could copy the questions into a word document and then paste them later). Please Note: your application will not be considered complete until three references are submitted along with this form.
General Information
Full Legal Name *
As it appears on your passport.
Your answer
Birth Date *
Should match the information on your passport.
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Address *
Your answer
Phone Number *
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Email *
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Occupation *
Your answer
If you are married, will your spouse be participating in ADS?
Statement of Purpose and Commitment
Why do you desire to be a part of the Discipleship School? *
Your answer should be at least 150 words (no maximum).
Your answer
Are you willing to set aside 6-7 hours a week (outside of class time) in order to complete reading and assignments for ADS? *
Your answer
Serving: A integral part of the training school is serving the local church in one of its ministries at-least 8 hours a week. *
Check all that you may be interested in.
Required
Do you anticipate missing more than 3 classes/events for the year? *
Check your personal calendar for things like weddings, family vacations/events, work events, etc.
Your answer
Christian Experience
How did you become a Christian? *
Your answer should be at least 200 words (no maximum).
Your answer
Please describe your current relationship with God and your growth since becoming a Christian. *
Your answer should be at least 150 words (no maximum).
Your answer
Have you been water baptized as an adult? *
Which church do currently attend? *
How long have you attended an Antioch congregation? *
Your answer
Are you currently a member of Antioch Brighton or Antioch Waltham? *
How long have you been involved in a Life groups? *
Your answer
Name of your Life group leader: *
Your answer
Are you currently being discipled? By whom? *
Your answer
What is your present understanding of the vision and goals of Antioch Brighton and/or Antioch Waltham? *
Your answer
If you were to summarize how a person comes to know God and be accepted into Heaven, what would you say? *
Your answer
Have you ever been involved in the occult, new age practices, or a cult (Mormons, Jehovah's Witness, etc.)? If so, please explain. *
This does not disqualify you from doing ADS, but is helpful for us to understand your background to shepherd you through the training school process. A part of the school is about your healing, wholeness and spiritual freedom.
Your answer
What are your views and understanding of the baptism of the Holy Spirit and the gifts of the Holy Spirit? *
Note: this is not a test question to see if you get the “right” answer—we just want to know your current views. We actively pursue the gifts of the Spirit in the training school, and don’t want to assume that everyone is on the same page.
Your answer
Read thoroughly through through this Statement of Faith (http://cfcfboston.org/statement-of-faith) . Do you understand and agree with everything in this Statement of Faith? If not, please explain. *
Please explain the areas that you do not understand or agree with. Again, this does not necessarily disqualify you from participating in ADS, but is helpful for us to understand your background.
Your answer
Family Background
Briefly describe your upbringing and family background. *
Your answer
Are your parents Christians? *
Your answer
What is your current relationship with your parents like? *
Your answer
How do your parents and/or spouse feel about you doing this program? *
Your answer
Financial Information
Do you have the financial resources for this training? *
Tuition is $2700 for Individuals and $5000 for Couples. "Where God guides, God provides". Please talk to us if this is the only factor keeping you from participating in the school this year.
Your answer
Do you tithe (10%) regularly to the local church? *
Do you have any debt? *
Please check all that apply
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Approximately how much debt do you have? Please specify what type and how much (i.e. Credit Card: $1,000; Student Loans: $20,000) *
Please check all that apply
Your answer
Spiritual Gifts and Ministry Interest
What do consider your strengths and/or spiritual gifts to be? *
Your answer
Please check the box that most closely describes your long-term ministry interest: *
Required
Have you taken any missions trips in the past? In which countries and with what organizations? *
This is not a requirement to be in the school
Your answer
Confidential Personal History
We recognize that some issues are very personal and being vulnerable may not be easy. An issue or struggle in an area does not necessarily disqualify you from participating in ADS, but actually helps us shepherd you through the training school process. Part of the ADS process is about growing in spiritual freedom, wholeness and mental health. The information that you share with us will be treated confidentially and will be seen only by those directly involved in your application process. Only a leader of the same gender will read this portion of your application.
How many days were you absent from work (or school) in the last year? Explain if needed. *
Your answer
Do you have any diagnosed learning disabilities? *
Your answer
Have you ever struggled with the following mental health issues? *
Never
On-going
Within the Past 2 Years
In the Past
Anxiety
Panic Attacks
A Mental or Emotional Condition
Depression or Mood Swings
Suicidal Thoughts or Self Injury/Harm
Eating Disorders
Have you ever struggled with the following issues? *
Never
On-going
Within the Past 2 Years
In the Past
Lying
Hiding Sin
Unbelief (Lack of Faith)
Alcohol/Drugs
Sexual Fantasies
Masturbation
Sexual Involvement with Others (outside marriage)
Gender Identity
Same Sex Attraction
Self Awareness: Please identify the 3 areas you struggle with most: *
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