The person who asked you to complete this reference has applied for admission to a University of the Nations school at the Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Chico, California campus. YWAM is an international, interdenominational Christian mission organization. Founded in 1960, YWAM now has centers in over 1,000 locations in over 149 countries. Its purposes include training and challenging Christians to fulfill Christ’s command: "Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations." YWAM Chico 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 give to your comments; therefore we ask that you complete this form carefully. We would appreciate honesty, a straightforward response, and an evaluation of both the assets and abilities 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.