DISCIPLESHIP SCHOOL APPLICATION

We are so glad that you are interested in the Waypoint Discipleship School!

We look forward to talking to you more in person. We recognize this application may seem thorough, and it is, but your honest and complete answers will help us know how to develop your passion, challenge you in certain areas, but mostly, come alongside you in your relationship with God and His church.

The mission of Waypoint Discipleship School is to provide an atmosphere for the Holy Spirit to give students healing, foundation and fruitful lives. This school is an experience built around knowing the person of God and His purposes for your life. We know you can have a powerful experience through the school.

All information given in this application is confidential and will only be read by the Waypoint staff directly involved in the interview
process. All applications must be individual. Couples must apply individually. Your application will be kept in a file that will be used if you decide to apply for the Waypoint School of Church Planting, a Serve Team, or other mission options within Waypoint and Antioch International.

Waypoint Training Schools are not accredited schools with the State of Nebraska; therefore students are not eligible for financial aid, student loans or grants.

REQUIREMENTS AND POLICIES

Please review

Tuition: $1,350 for singles & $2,500 for couples (subject to change) due according to the payment plan outlined below

Tardy/Absence Policy: six tardies and four absences – beyond this opens up the possibility of dismissal

Alcohol/Tobacco Policy: The use of tobacco and alcohol is prohibited.

Entertainment Policy: The viewing of inappropriate materials is prohibited (c.f. Phil 4:8)

Dress Code: Same dress code of the Waypoint business offices… but really, the goal is modesty.

Life Group: It is not required but highly encouraged to attend weekly

Celebration Services: Attend service at Waypoint on Sunday mornings

Class times: Monday & Thursday 6:30p.m.-9:30p.m + One Saturday monthly, 8am-12pm per month. Dates TBD.

Service: Students will serve Waypoint Church in some capacity, preferably on Sunday mornings

Time with God: Students will cultivate a hidden life with God by developing a lifestyle of devotion

Scripture Memory: Memorize verses throughout the year, and complete multiple Bible studies

Evangelism: Share the Gospel each week

Fasting: Participate in weekly corporate fasts

Required Reading: Students must finish all required readings (Scripture readings and multiple books)

Retreats: Attend one retreat at the beginning of the year

Outreach: Course Outreaches – tuition covers cost. Students will raise support for Summer outreach

Miscellaneous: Other requirements not explicitly stated

Sunday Morning Prayer: Required monthly

Passport: Must have a valid passport that does not expire in the next 18 months

SCHEDULE AND DATES

Specific dates for the course will be announced in the acceptance packet.
All dates are tentative and subject to change.

WAYPOINT DISCIPLESHIP SCHOOL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Non-refundable Application Fee $30.

*ONLY due for applications turned in after November 15th, 2019. Please pay the fee via our website and use fund “other” with a note that it is to go towards your Discipleship School Application.

Tuition is $1,350 for singles and $2,500 per couple. This covers operating costs, books, class outreaches, World Mandate and retreats. Funds received for your tuition costs (from you or others) are not tax deductible.

Outreach $1200 - $2400 (approx.)
This is not covered by tuition.
Cost will be determined based on the locations chosen.
This is a typical estimate based on previous trips and must be covered in full before going on the trip.

Funds received for the overseas outreach are tax deductible.

Tuition Payment Schedule:

December 1st: $300 deposit singles/$625 deposit couples

January 15th: $350 single/ $625 couple

March 1st: $350 single / $625 couple

April 15th: $350 single/ $625 couple

Total: $1,350 single/ $2500 couple

Deposit: The initial December 1st 2019 deposit is non-refundable and will be applied towards your tuition.

Refund Policy: In the event that a student withdraws or is dismissed from school within the first 8 weeks of class and has previously paid their tuition in full, they may receive a refund of up to 50 %. After March 15th 2020, tuition is non-refundable.

SO, LET'S GET STARTED!

• There is no way to save your answers, so please fill out this application in one sitting.

• Please answer all questions completely.

• The final application deadline is November 30th, 2019.

• Please be prepared: You will be required to submit the contact information for three references at the end of your application.

 

Basic Information
Your Name *
Your Name
Birth Date: *
Birth Date:
Gender *
Current Address *
Current Address
Phone Number *
Phone Number
Marital Status *
Do you have a passport? *
Financial Information
The Discipleship School is the first step toward becoming an Antioch Network Church Planter. Church Planters will not be sent long term if they have outstanding debt. For this reason, and for the reason of wanting Jesus's disciples to be free to give to God's Kingdom, we have included questions about your personal financial situation below.
Do you tithe (10%) regularly to the local church? *
Do you give offerings over and above the tithe regularly?
The Discipleship School costs $1,350 per single and $2,500 per couple. The initial school deposit is due December 1st, 2019 with additional payments due in January, March and April. These are hard deadlines and failure to meet any of them will result in dismissal from the school. What is your plan for making these payments? Please be detailed.
Family Background
Do you currently live with your parents? *
Christian Experience
Have you been water baptized? *
Such as: I attend a Life Group, I lead a Life Group, I serve in the Children's Ministry, etc. Please give the name of the person/s who oversees you.
Interests
Confidential Medical and Psychological Questionnaire
We recognize that a person's past can potentially be a very tender subject. We also know Christ is able to love and transform people despite past circumstances they may have been exposed to innocently or chosen intentionally. On the following questionnaire we need you to be extremely honest in your answers in order for us to assess how we can most effectively care for you. A past problem in an area does not necessarily exclude you from the school. The information that you share with us will be treated confidentially and will be seen only by those directly involved in the application process.
This includes defiance of authority figures, not being open to accountability, defiance of rules or laws, illegal activities, etc.
Please check the 3 areas you struggle with the most: *
References
Please provide names, mailing addresses and emails for each person listed.
Friend Reference Name *
Friend Reference Name
Friend Reference Address *
Friend Reference Address
Pastoral Reference Name *
Pastoral Reference Name
Pastoral Reference Address *
Pastoral Reference Address
Teacher/ Employer Reference Name *
Teacher/ Employer Reference Name
Teacher/ Employer Reference Address *
Teacher/ Employer Reference Address