Emerging Leaders Application This is the application for the Downline Emerging Leaders program. If you are intending to apply for the Downline Institute, please click here. Please read Psalm 25:5 and pray through this decision before filling out this application. When answering, know that we are looking for honesty and authenticity in your responses, not perfection. 1 Part 1: Personal Information2 Part 2: Application Questions3 Part 3: References ContactName* First Middle Last Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City State AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific ZIP Code Primary Phone Number*Secondary Phone NumberEmail*Please do not use your school email address. If you do not already have a non-school email address (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, etc.), please create one. This will be our primary means of communication with you. BackgroundNow, you'll answer a few questions about your background so we can get to know you a little better.Birth Date* Gender*MaleFemaleEthnicity*African-AmericanAsianCaucasianHispanicNative AmericanMarital Status*SingleMarriedDivorcedWhat is the highest degree or level of school you will have completed by the beginning of the program?*Please select an education levelSome high school, no diplomaHigh school graduate, diploma or the equivalent (for example: GED)Some college credit, no degreeTrade/technical/vocational trainingAssociate degreeBachelor’s degreeMaster’s degreeOtherMost recent college/ professional school attended*Degree/Major*Current or most recent GPA*How did you hear about the Emerging Leaders program?*Church leadershipFormer Downline studentConferenceDo you know anyone who is currently enrolled in or has completed the Emerging Leaders program?*YesNoAre you a member of a church?*YesNoWhich church do you attend?*What is your T-shirt size?*SmallMediumLargeX-LargeXX-LargeXXX-Large Application QuestionsIn this section, you'll answer a few in-depth questions. Because the answers to these questions are usually long, we ask that you read through all of them before you begin. If you're not ready to submit these answers right now, we recommend that you copy the questions into a worksheet where you can spend some time considering your answers.Describe your church, campus ministry and/or community involvement.*Why is the Emerging Leaders program attractive to you, and what do you hope to gain from the program?*List three books (other than the Bible) that have impacted the way you live. Please explain.*Please list five terms that best describe you.*Please share with us the essentials of the gospel of Jesus Christ.*Describe your salvation experience (your testimony).*How do you best serve the body of Christ?*We believe that our natural inclination is to move towards sin. What is your natural tendency in the midst of conflict?*AttackWithdrawAvoidTell us about a significant conflict that you’ve had with a roommate, authority figure, organization or coworker in the past year. What tactics did you use to address the conflict? What did God teach you through this situation?*When in your life has it been hard for you to submit to authority, and why?*After coming to know Christ, who has been the most difficult to forgive in your life? Have you forgiven them? Are you in the process of doing so now?*Please tell us about a time when you had to endure or persevere.*Please describe any growth or maturity you have experienced in your walk over the past year?*Please state your view, and your past or current struggle (if any) in regards to drinking.*Please state your view, and your past or current struggle (if any) in regards to premarital sex.*Please state your view, and your past or current struggle (if any) in regards to homosexuality.*Please state your view, and your past or current struggle (if any) in regards to pornography.*What other options are you considering for the next year of your life other than the Downline Emerging Leaders Program?*Financial SituationWhat bank do you currently use for your checking account?*What bills have you paid consistently and for how long?*Have you followed a consistent budget before?*YesNoDo you have any other financial commitments, such as student loans, car payment, credit card debt, etc.?*Do you have a car?*YesNo ReferencesPlease list two references. When you provide your references' contact information, we'll automatically send them everything they need to to complete your references.Character Reference We require one reference from someone who knows you well and can attest to your character (for example, a close friend, family member or teacher).Character Reference Name* First Last Phone*Character Reference Email* Pastor/Mentor Reference We also require one reference from your current pastor or spiritual mentor.Pastor/Spiritual Mentor Name* First Last Phone*Pastor/ Spiritual Mentor Email* Headshot PhotoNameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.