Practice and Theology Survey

I am

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* 1. I am

My age is:

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* 2. My age is:

I am a confirmed member of an LCMS church.

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* 3. I am a confirmed member of an LCMS church.

I live with

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* 4. I live with

When it comes to discussing God and spiritual matters

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* 5. When it comes to discussing God and spiritual matters

I believe my pastor really cares for me as a person.

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* 6. I believe my pastor really cares for me as a person.

I attend

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* 7. I attend

I attend worship service

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* 8. I attend worship service

Outside of worship I spend _______________ reading/studying the Bible

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* 9. Outside of worship I spend _______________ reading/studying the Bible

Could you recite the Apostle's Creed and the explanation found in Luther's Small Catechism?

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* 10. Could you recite the Apostle's Creed and the explanation found in Luther's Small Catechism?

What kind of worship service does your church have?

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* 11. What kind of worship service does your church have?

I prefer

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* 12. I prefer

My congregation uses

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* 13. My congregation uses

I have participated in the Rite of Individual Confession and Absolution

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* 14. I have participated in the Rite of Individual Confession and Absolution

Prayerful consideration is __________ part of my decision making process

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* 15. Prayerful consideration is __________ part of my decision making process

I believe

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* 16. I believe

I believe anyone should be able to receive the Lord's Supper at any church regardless of denomination

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* 17. I believe anyone should be able to receive the Lord's Supper at any church regardless of denomination

The LCMS teaches that the ordination of women as pastors is contrary to God's Word. What do you believe?

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* 18. The LCMS teaches that the ordination of women as pastors is contrary to God's Word. What do you believe?

I believe that pre-marital sexual relationships are

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* 19. I believe that pre-marital sexual relationships are

I believe Christian marriage is

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* 20. I believe Christian marriage is

I believe that sexual intimacy between persons of the same sex (homosexuality) is

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* 21. I believe that sexual intimacy between persons of the same sex (homosexuality) is

Statistics indicate that teens are sexually active. How would you describe yourself?

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* 22. Statistics indicate that teens are sexually active. How would you describe yourself?

Do you smoke or use tobacco products?

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* 23. Do you smoke or use tobacco products?

Excluding the Lord's Supper, do you ever drink alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, liquor)?

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* 24. Excluding the Lord's Supper, do you ever drink alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, liquor)?

In the last year, I have been drunk

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* 25. In the last year, I have been drunk

Have you ever used "recreational drugs"?
(i.e., marijuana, cocaine, crystal meth, crack, ecstasy, etc)

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* 26. Have you ever used "recreational drugs"?
(i.e., marijuana, cocaine, crystal meth, crack, ecstasy, etc)

Abortion is

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* 27. Abortion is

The death penalty is

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* 28. The death penalty is

I would consider a career as a professional church worker (pastor, deaconess, DCE, teacher, organist/music director)

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* 29. I would consider a career as a professional church worker (pastor, deaconess, DCE, teacher, organist/music director)

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