Doctor Online Reference

Doctor Online Reference

To Be Completed By The Reference:

Please note the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, which give the applicant the right to review the contents of this recommendation unless that right has been waived by signing a waiver.

Sioux Falls Seminary desires to enroll persons with spiritual maturity, emotional stability, intellectual strength, and ethical integrity. We seek your counsel in determining whether the applicant is such a person. Please provide relevant and appropriate information about the applicant in the following areas. The items in parentheses are intended to be suggestive only and not exhaustive.
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* Name of Applicant
* Name of person giving reference
* Please indicate your relationship to the applicant:
Pastor / Church Leader
Teacher / Professor
Personal Friend
Professional Acquaintance
Lay Leader
Ministry Supervisor / Colleague

A. Knowledge of the Applicant
How long have you known the applicant?
* Years: * Months:
* How well do you know the applicant?
Very Well
How long as the applicant been ministering in this setting?
* Years: * Months:
* Describe the applicant's practice of ministry in his or her current ministry setting:
B. Ability of Applicant
Weak Fair Average Very Good Outstanding Not Observed
* Christian Commitment
* Leadership Potential
* Research/Study Skills
* Persistence
* Relationship to Others
* Speaking Skills
* Writing Skills
* Integrity/Character
* Management of Time
* Initiative
* Ability to Cope with Pressure, Tension, and Conflict
* Spiritual Maturity
If you have further comments on any of the categories above, please explain below:
* 1. Would you recommend this person as a candidate for advance degree work?
* 2. What do you consider to be the applicant's greatest strengths?
* 3. What do you consider the area or areas in which the applicant needs to grow?

C. Additional Comments

* Please comment on the applicant's depth of Christian commitment, relationship to the church, gifts for ministry, community involvement, ability to serve others, and other pertinent information you believe is important to the Admissions Committee in considering this applicant:
* Institution / Organization
* Position
* Address
* City* State/Province*Zip/Postal Code
* Country
* Phone
* Email

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