The applicant is applying to become a student in the Lead Texas leadership training program. We would appreciate you supplying the information requested on this form in order to aid us in evaluating the applicant's suitability to join this program. The applicant cannot be considered until all reference forms are received; therefore, your timely completion of this form is much appreciated. This reference will be kept in confidence. Thank you for your assistance. For questions, please call 817.599.5333
How long have you known the applicant?
How long has the applicant attended your church?
How well do you know him/her?
In your association with the applicant, what has been the level of commitment you have seen exemplified?
Evaluation of the applicant's emotional maturity - please check one
Outstanding maturity; proven ability to operate under stress and pressure
More mature and emotionally stable than average.
Possesses adequate emotional stability and maturity
Doubtful. Might not be able to endure or work under stress
Unable to cope with stress. Deals with rage, withdrawal, and/or unpredictable behavior and attitude.
How does the applicant usually react in challenging situations?
Has the applicant proven on any occasion to be unreliable, dishonest, or of questionable character?
If yes, please explain
As far as you know, has the applicant ever been arrested for any offense?
If yes, please explain
Is the applicant capable of tough activity?
If no, explain:
Evaluation of overall characteristics
Please check one in each group.
Willingness to serve
Reluctant to serve
Usually willing to serve
Eager to serve
Makes no effort
Tries but lacks ability
Has some ability
Responsiveness to Others
slow to sense feelings
not a team player
insists on own way
sometimes causes friction
works well with others
Avoided by others
Tolerated by others
Liked by others
Well-liked by others
learns and thinks slowly
average mental ability
alert, has ability
Starting to mature
Genuine and growing
Does the minimum
Starts but doesn't finish
Takes some initiative
Goes way beyond expectations
Please check all that describe the applicant. Be very selective of those that stand out.
In your opinion, which of the following areas of ministry does the applicant seem gifted?
Do you recommend the applicant for acceptance as a Lead Institute Student?
Yes, with hesitation
Name & Title
Church / Program
Street Address Line 2
State / Province
Postal / Zip Code
Letter of Recommendation
Please mail in a letter of reference directly to Lead Texas. You may mail it to Lead Texas, PO Box 2284, Weatherford, TX 76086
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