Describe your commitment to community service and to being an agent of cultural transformation.

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APPENDIX AChristian Worldview Capstone PaperPurpose of this AssignmentThe purpose of the Christian Worldview Capstone Paper is to have all the students express how they intend to apply the Christian W

APPENDIX AChristian Worldview Capstone PaperPurpose of this AssignmentThe purpose of the Christian Worldview Capstone Paper is to have all the students express how they intend to apply the Christian Worldview and the practice of the academic major to five areas of life:Vocation, Academic Major, and CareerChurch MembershipSingleness, Marriage, & FamilyCommunity Service & CitizenshipStewardshipPreparation for the AssignmentTo prepare for this assignment, students should first read God at Work: Your ChristianVocation in All of Lifeby Gene Edward Veith, Jr.Parameters of this AssignmentThe Christian Worldview Capstone Paper is to be eight full pages in length, in APA format, with a minimum of five cited scholarly references from the Belhaven Virtual Libraryor one of the textbooks (no more than 2 references can come from a textbook). Be sure to include the appropriate cover page and reference page in addition to the eight pages, following APA style. When completed upload the assignment into Canvas. The assignment will be assessed according to the Worldview Paper Rubric.To prepare to write this paper, we recommend that the student first read God at Work, take theStrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment(fromBUS280),andtake the free assessment at www.16personalities.com. Reflect on what you discover in each and be prepared to integrate your discoveries, as well as the Christian Worldview, into each of the following areas: The suggested format of your paper is as follows:Introduction –Thoroughly introduce your entire paper.Vocation, Academic Major, and Career oReflect upon the 16personalities explanation of your potential careers and workplace habits, and strengths & weakness, as well as your StrengthsFinder results if competed in a previous course.oTaking into account your current or prospective workplace responsibilities, and your strengths and personality characteristics, seek to develop a plan to best maximize your strengths and minimize your weaknesses. Address the question of whether God has called and equipped you for your current work or for work under consideration, or whether you might better fit somewhere else.oThink about how the Christian Worldview impacts your academic major, your workplace and your response to various ethical questions that may arise in that setting. How will you integrate the Christian Worldview as you practice in your

20academic field of specialization throughout your career? How will your practice of your major change in light of your Christian Worldview? Provide specific examples.oState your perspective on this area and provide a summary or paraphrase or quote from a scholarly source that backs up your perspective or provides counterpoint to it. Reinforce your perspective with any Scriptural references you think appropriate. Wrap up this section with a summary paragraph.Church MembershipoFocus on how important church membership is to you personally and how important it is in the Christian Worldview.oHow do you describe the health of the church you attend? oHow has the church aided in developing you spiritually and reinforcing your relationship with Jesus Christ?oState your perspective on this area and provide a summary or paraphrase or quote from a scholarly source that backs up your perspective or provides counterpoint to it. Reinforce your perspective with any Scriptural references you think appropriate. Wrap up this section with a summary paragraph.Singleness, Marriage, & FamilyoReflect on the 16personalities explanation or your personality in romantic relationships and parenting situations.oWhat is your personal view in light of the Christian worldview on singleness, marriage, and family? Describe your position.oState your perspective on this area and provide a summary or paraphrase or quote from a scholarly source that backs up your perspective or provides counterpoint to it. Reinforce your perspective with any Scriptural references you think appropriate. Wrap up this section with a summary paragraph.Community Service & CitizenshipoReflect on the 16personalities overall explanation of your personality and how your personality relates to friendships.oDescribe your duty as a citizen of your nation. Describe your commitment to community service and to being an agent of cultural transformation. How does your Christian Worldview impact your response in both areas?oState your perspective on this area and provide a summary or paraphrase or quote from a scholarly source that backs up your perspective or provides counterpoint to it. Reinforce your perspective with any Scriptural references you think appropriate. Wrap up this section with a summary paragraph.StewardshipoHow does the Christian Worldview inform the stewardship of your time? Of your talent? Of your treasure? Of your testimony?oHow does stewardship provide an accounting for every aspect of life (vocation)?oState your perspective on this area and provide a summary or paraphrase or quote from a scholarly source that backs up your perspective or provides counterpoint to it. Reinforce your perspective with any Scriptural references you think appropriate. Wrap up this section with a summary paragraph.Conclusion –Thoroughly wrap up your entire paper.