Learning to SOAR: Creating Strategy that Inspires Innovation and Engagement

by Jacqueline M. Stavros, Gina Hinrichs. SOAR Institute, 2021.

Written from a business perspective, congregations can apply concepts from this resource to create growth following the procedures of SOAR (Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations, and Results).


SOAR planning template

Best For

clergy and lay leaders of any faith tradition


purchase as a book

Suggested Uses

  • Encourage growth and build upon already existing success by applying the SOAR planning template to areas of your ministry.

About the Contributor

Beth Booram

Beth Booram is the co-founder and director of Fall Creek Abbey, an urban retreat center in Indianapolis dedicated to “renewing the contemplative spirit.” In addition, she is a trained spiritual director and author of several books including When Faith Becomes Sight. Beth worked for five years on contract as a resource consultant with the Center for Congregations. 


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