We provide a state-of-the-art spiritual assessment to guide your students and grow your programs

Say hello to the Spiritual Transformation Inventory

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“THE INSIGHTS STUDENTS GAIN ABOUT THEIR PERSONAL STREngths and limitations are often profound and always long-lasting.”

-Robb Redman, Founding Dean & Professor of Theology & Ministry,
South University
Get a snapshot of how your students are doing spiritually by using the only scientific assessment tool that benchmarks against national norms.

SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS

An institutional report that provides actionable results to strengthen the impact of your spiritual formation programs.

RESEARCHERS

A broad, scientifically validated assessment that provides done-for-you data collection and data file preparation.

STUDENTS & INDIVIDUALS

An individual report that provides valuable insights and a personalized growth plan you can implement immediately.

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What Makes THE STI So Different?

The core of your mission is to help your students grow spiritually. In order to do that, you need a valid assessment tool that provides deep insight into how people grow. Most spiritual assessment tools lack theoretical depth and research validation, and don't provide actionable insights for both students and administrators.

Based on 20+ years of theory and research, the STI combines theoretical depth, scientific rigor, national benchmarks, and practical insights.

Integrating theology and contemporary psychology, the STI is based on a relational model (The Connected Life) focusing on the transformative power of relationships with God, others, and spiritual community. Scientifically validated by over a decade of research, the STI provides practical insights for individuals and administrators seeking to improve spiritual formation programs. 

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The STI has become the cornerstone of our Christian Formation Process. We are able to assess how each cohort is growing across their ‘Asbury Experience.’ The individual reports have been a valuable spiritual assessment tool for students.”

—Steve Stratton, Ph.D., Professor of Counseling, Asbury Theological Seminary
“The insights students gain from the STI about their personal strengths and limitations are often profound and always long-lasting. It’s simply the best tool there is to help your faculty and students grasp the degree to which their attitudes and behaviors reflect Christian spiritual maturity.”

—Robert Redman, Dr. theol, Founding Dean, Professor, South University
“In the STI we finally have a robust tool to measure our effectiveness in spiritual formation. The STI allows us to accurately identify areas of growth and evaluate co-curricular activites in order to devise strategies to bring about spiritual health.”

—Chad Ragsdale, Assistant Academic Dean, Ozark Christian College
“The STI has challenged and encouraged our interns as they discover strengths and areas of growth. The growth plans are uniquely suited for each student, encouraging them to become more connected to God and to those to whom they minister.”

—Melina Rabon, Director of Internships, Columbia International University
“The STI has allowed us to evaluate the spiritual depth of our student leaders and identify deficiencies in our student leadership training. It has proven to be a very effective assessment tool for our SACS accreditation process.”

—Randy Willis, Sr. Associate Director of Residence Life, Liberty University

HOW IT WORKS

INVITE STUDENTS

Send us student
email list

LINK SENT

Unique link sent
to students

COMPLETE STI

Students
reflect on their spiritual lives

ANALYSIS

Scientifically
calculates scores
using national norms

REPORTS

Group reports 
delivered within 24 hours of data collection; individual reports emailed immediately

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SEEING IS BELIEVING

Download sample reports for groups or individuals.

GROUP REPORTINDIVIDUAL REPORT

ready? here ARE three simple steps to get started today:

Let us know how and when you would like to administer the STI, and note any questions.

We'll answer questions, and help you strategize using best practices we've identified from our top universities and organizations.

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THE MOVEMENT IS GROWING

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Already thousands of students and over 70 institutions 
have more clarity about their spiritual journey.

VALIDATED BY THE HIGHEST SCIENTIFIC STANDARDS

The Spiritual Transformation Inventory is a new class of spiritual assessment that combines theoretical depth, scientific
rigor, practical utility, and national benchmark norms.

Reliability

All 33 STI scales meet the highest standard of reliability as measured by Cronbach’s Alpha coefficient. STI Alpha coefficients range from .75 to .94, with a mean of .87, indicating a high degree of internal consistency according to scientific standards which set .70 as the minimum coefficient for “acceptable” reliability.

Validity

Over 10 years of research on the STI has demonstrated strong construct validity based on factor analysis procedures, and convergent and divergent validity based on correlations with numerous independent measures of spirituality, psychological well-being, and physical symptoms.

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TAKING SPIRITUAL FORMATION SERIOUSLY

ASBURY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY CASE STUDY

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