Leadership Application

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Full Name*

Date of Birth*

Marital Status*

Spouse's Name (if applicable)

Gender*

Do you have children?*

If yes, how many?

Please list children's names and ages

Address*

Apt. No.

City*

State*

Zip*

Email*

Home Phone*

Mobile Phone

Work Phone

Can you receive personal calls at work?*

Best phone to reach you at?*

Best time to contact you?*

Length of time at Reach Jacksonville?*

What service(s) do you normally attend?*

Profession or Trade*

Employer*

Length of Time*

Please list your hobbies, talents and activities*

Ministries you are interested in serving with*

Do you have experience in the above area(s) of ministry?*

If yes, please explain

Why are you interested in serving with the above areas of ministry?*

Please describe how and when you came to know Jesus Christ as your Savior*

How has your life changed since becoming a Christian?*

Have you been baptized since becoming a Christian?*

If yes, when?

Where?

Please describe your devotional life (outside of church functions)*

Please describe the role of prayer in your life*

Please list Christian Teachers, Authors, etc. who have influenced you the most*

Please list any Christian education/discipleship courses you have attended*

Please list your spiritual gifts/talents*

Do you currently serve in a ministry?*

If yes, explain

Is there anything that may hinder you from serving in ministry?*

Is there any other information we should know about you?*

The Apostle Paul describes in 1 Timothy chapter 3 the requirements for those who desire to serve in a leadership capacity in the church. Though all questions may not apply to your specific area of ministry, please state your position on the following: “Now the overseer must be above reproach . . .”

Does your life reflect the life of Christ in moral and ethical purity? Is your life above accusation?*

“The husband of one wife . . . he must manage his own household well . . .”

Please describe your marriage and/or family life*

“Temperate, self-controlled, respectable . . .”

Do you exhibit control over your emotions and actions?*

“Hospitable . . .”

Are you welcoming to others? Do you extend the love of Christ to others in action?*

“Able to teach . . .”

Do you have a good knowledge of the Bible? Are you able to communicate Godʼs word to others?*

“Not violent, but gentle . . .”

How do you handle conflict both at home and at work?*

“Not a lover of money . . .”

Are you content with your income? Do you desire wealth? Are you a good steward of your finances?*

Have you ever been removed from ministry? If yes, when were you removed and why? Have you made resolution with the church and/or person(s) involved?*

Briefly state your beliefs on the following areas of theology. When answering, please use at least one (1) Scripture reference for each area.

Salvation - What is Salvation and how is it obtained?*

Repentance*

The Trinity*

The Deity of Christ*

The Inerrancy and Inspiration of Scripture*

Water Baptism*

Communion*

The Rapture of the Church (What is it and when will it take place in relation to the Great Tribulation?)*

The Baptism/Empowering of the Holy Spirit*

Spiritual Gifts*

Born Again - What does it mean to be born again?*

Have you read and understood Calvary Distinctives by Chuck Smith?*

Have you read and understood Living Water by Chuck Smith?*

Have you read and understood Calvinism, Arminianism, & the Word of God by Chuck Smith?*

* I have read the Reach Jacksonville Statement of Faith and agree to it without reservation.

* I understand that my life is a witness of Jesus Christ and I am living in accord with the Gospel.

* I am prepared to remove myself from ministry if I am dealing with an unrepentant sin that will undermine my witness and/or damage the churchʼs reputation.

* I understand that certain ministries may have additional requirements which are specified by the Pastor
or Ministry Overseer in the ministry applied for.

* I understand that I may be required to complete a Background Check and/or Fingerprint Check.

By signing below, you certify that you have read and understand the above statements.

Signature (full name)*

Date*

Thank you, and be blessed in God’s love for you.