Reference Form

Reference Form

  • Please evaluate the applicant as fairly as you are able by marking your ratings on the following continuums. If you don't feel qualified to give an answer in a particular area, please mark it as Don't Know. Your responses will be kept confidential.
  • SPIRITUAL

  • Evaluate the applicant's demonstration of being born again. (0-little evidence, 10-strong evidence)
  • Evaluate daily practice of his/her faith (0-inconsistent, 10-consistent)
  • Evaluate relationship with local church (0-uninvolved, 10-deeply involved)
  • Is the applicant anxious or trusting? (0-constantly anxious, 10-consistently trusting God)
  • Is the applicant capably involved in ministry? (0-uninvolved, 10-capably involved)
  • (0-very limited, 10-exceptional)
  • (0-unconcerned, 10-actively witnessing)
  • PERSONAL

  • (0-sloppy/unreliable, 10-reliable/precise)
  • Does the applicant take the initiative in most situations? (0-always waits for others, 10-self starter)
  • How does the applicant respond to authority? (0-rebellious, 10-respectful)
  • Does the applicant function well as a part of a team? (0-difficulty with teams, 10-consistent team player)
  • How does the applicant's personality affect others? (0-tolerated, 10-sought after)
  • How responsive is the applicant to others' feelings? (0-narrow and unresponsive, 10-exceptionally understanding)
  • (0-insecure/reactive, 10-secure/stable)
  • (0-poor, 10-excellent)
  • How well does the applicant adapt? (0-rigid, 10-consistently able to adapt)
  • Does the applicant have a strong sense of purpose/calling? (0-wavering, 10-strongly committed)
  • Evaluate the applicant's personal appearance. (0-sloppy, 10-always neat)
  • Evaluate the applicant's public demeanor. (0-lacks confidence, 10-consistently confident)
  • Is the applicant a leader? (0-never leads, 10-strong leader)
  • Does the applicant present thoughts with clarity? (0-not able to communicate clearly, 10-very articulate)
  • How would you rate the applicant's probability of success in cross-cultural ministry? (0-poor, 10-excellent)
  • (0-careless, 10-very discreet)
  • Is there any indication that the applicant's desire for missionary service has been significantly influenced by: A desire for travel or adventure, a desire to exercise power or control over less privileged people or a desire to escape a difficult situation? Explain briefly
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY