MDiv-MAMFT-MAR Reference Form

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Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
1044 Alta Vista Road
Louisville, KY 40205

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Applicant's Name*

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Type of Reference*

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Email*

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Your Full Address*

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Your Thoughts

1. How long and in what roles have you known the applicant?*

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At Louisville Seminary, we are looking for students who possess:

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Your Thoughts

1. How long and in what roles have you known the applicant?*

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At Louisville Seminary, we are looking for students who possess:

  • Confidence to participate in class discussions
  • Ability to do graduate level reading and writing
  • Perseverance
  • Openness to learning in a diverse environment
  • Critical awareness of how social location affects one's perception of others and the world
  • Ability to integrate insights from experiences in the wider world into their learning

2. In your experience, what 2-3 specific instances lead you to affirm that the applicant demonstrates these characteristics and will be a successful seminary student?*

At Louisville Seminary, we are looking for students who demonstrate strong abilities for ministry such as:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Creativity
  • Relationship to Christ
  • Commitment to service to the Church and the world
  • Gifts for working with and relating to people, including a sense of appropriate personal boundaries
  • Resourcefulness
  • Ability to problem-solve

3. What evidence do you see that the applicant has a sense of call to ministry?*

4. What reservations, if any, do you have regarding the applicant's promise for ministry or seminary studies? Please be specific.

(For example, does the applicant require significant academic improvement? Do they lack personal or spiritual readiness for ministry?)*

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