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The following instructors contribute part-time to Faith Bible Seminary.

M.Div.

Old Testament Studies

Brent Aucoin

Dr. Brent Aucoin

  • President, Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary
  • Pastor of Seminary and Soul Care Ministries - Faith Church

M.S. – Engineering, Purdue University
M.Div. – Central Baptist Seminary
Th.M. – Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Ph.D. – Baptist Bible Seminary

Pastor Brent Aucoin and his wife, Janet, came on staff in July of 1998.  Pastor Aucoin serves as overseer of Faith Seminary and Soul Care Ministries at Faith Church.

View Pastor Aucoin's Salvation Testmony Video

Contact Brent Aucoin

New Testament Studies

Rob Green

Dr. Rob Green

  • Pastor of Counseling and Seminary Ministries - Faith Church
  • Pastor of Counseling and Seminary Ministries - Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries
  • MABC Department Chair, Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

B.S. - Engineering Physics, Ohio State University
M.Div. - Baptist Bible Seminary
Ph.D. - Baptist Bible Seminary

Pastor Rob Green and his wife, Stephanie, joined the Faith staff in August, 2005.  Rob’s responsibilities include oversight of the Faith Biblical Counseling Ministry, teaching ABFs, and teaching New Testament at the Faith Bible Seminary.

Read Rob Green's Journey to Faith for the full account of how the Lord led Pastor Green to Faith Church.

Contact Rob Green

Church Administration, Leadership, Growth, Strategic Planning, Homiletics

Steve Viars

Dr. Steve Viars

  • Senior Pastor - Faith Church
  • Director - Faith Legacy Foundation

B.S. - Bible, Baptist Bible College
M.Div. - Grace Theological Seminary
D.Min. - Westminster Theological Seminary

Pastor Steve Viars has served at Faith Church since 1987.  He and his wife Kris were married in 1982 and they have three children. Pastor Viars’ gifted teaching ministry, enthusiasm for the Word of God, and organizational skills are instrumental in equipping Faith Church.  He oversees the staff, deacons, and all Faith ministries and serves on the boards of Vision of Hope and the Faith Community Development Corporation.

Read Steve Viars’ Journey to Faith for the full account of how the Lord led Pastor Viars to Faith Church.

View Pastor Viars' Salvation Testimony Video

Contact Steve Viars

Missions, Personal Evangelism, Apologetics

Dr. Bob Martin

Dr. Bob Martin

  • Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

  • M.D. - Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • M.A. - Southern Evangelical Seminary
  • Professor of Apologetics - Faith Bible Seminary

Bob is married to Deb with five adult children and practices medicine in southern Indiana. He has been on faculty at Johns Hopkins, Case Western Reserve, Southern Illinois, Indiana Universities, and Purdue Pharmacy School.

Systematic Theology

Andrew Naselli

Dr. Andrew Naselli

  • Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

B.A. - Baptist College of Minstry

M.A. - Bob Jones University

PhD - Bob Jones University, Theology

PhD. - Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, New Testament Exegesis and Theology

Andy Naselli is assistant professor of New Testament and theology at Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minneapolis and an elder of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Dr. Adam Smith

  • Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

M.A. - Piedmont Baptist Graduate School

M.A. - Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary

MDiv. - Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary

PhD. - University of Chicago

MABC

Steve Viars

Dr. Steve Viars

  • Senior Pastor - Faith Church
  • Director - Faith Legacy Foundation

B.S. - Bible, Baptist Bible College
M.Div. - Grace Theological Seminary
D.Min. - Westminster Theological Seminary

Pastor Steve Viars has served at Faith Church since 1987.  He and his wife Kris were married in 1982 and they have three children. Pastor Viars’ gifted teaching ministry, enthusiasm for the Word of God, and organizational skills are instrumental in equipping Faith Church.  He oversees the staff, deacons, and all Faith ministries and serves on the boards of Vision of Hope and the Faith Community Development Corporation.

Read Steve Viars’ Journey to Faith for the full account of how the Lord led Pastor Viars to Faith Church.

View Pastor Viars' Salvation Testimony Video

Contact Steve Viars

Rob Green

Dr. Rob Green

  • Pastor of Counseling and Seminary Ministries - Faith Church
  • Pastor of Counseling and Seminary Ministries - Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries
  • MABC Department Chair, Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

B.S. - Engineering Physics, Ohio State University
M.Div. - Baptist Bible Seminary
Ph.D. - Baptist Bible Seminary

Pastor Rob Green and his wife, Stephanie, joined the Faith staff in August, 2005.  Rob’s responsibilities include oversight of the Faith Biblical Counseling Ministry, teaching ABFs, and teaching New Testament at the Faith Bible Seminary.

Read Rob Green's Journey to Faith for the full account of how the Lord led Pastor Green to Faith Church.

Contact Rob Green

Brent Aucoin

Dr. Brent Aucoin

  • President, Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary
  • Pastor of Seminary and Soul Care Ministries - Faith Church

M.S. – Engineering, Purdue University
M.Div. – Central Baptist Seminary
Th.M. – Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Ph.D. – Baptist Bible Seminary

Pastor Brent Aucoin and his wife, Janet, came on staff in July of 1998.  Pastor Aucoin serves as overseer of Faith Seminary and Soul Care Ministries at Faith Church.

View Pastor Aucoin's Salvation Testmony Video

Contact Brent Aucoin

Dr. Kevin Carson

Kevin Carson

  • Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

B.A. - Baptist Bible College
M.A. - Baptist Bible College
MDiv. Baptist Bible Graduate School
DMin. - Westminster Theological Seminary

Kevin is the department chairmen for Biblical Counseling at BBC (Springfield, MO) and Pastor of Sonrise Baptist Church. He counsels on a weekly basis those from his church and the surrounding community. Kevin and his wife have three children.

Robert Jones

Dr. Robert Jones

  • Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

B.A. - The King's College

MDiv. - Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

DMin - Westminster Theological Seminary

D.Theol. - University of South Arfirca

Assistant Professor, 2004-present Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC;

Amy Baker

Dr. Amy Baker

  • Director of Ministry Resources - Faith Church
  • Counselor, Instructor - Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries
  • Board of Directors - Vision of Hope
  • Adjunct Professor - Faith Bible Seminary

B.A. – Hanover College
M.S. – Purdue University
Ph.D. – Purdue University

Author; ACBC certified; instructor and counselor at FBCM; council member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition; married with two children.  

Contact Amy Baker

Mark Shaw

Dr. Mark Shaw

  • Pastor of Vision of Hope - Faith Church
  • Executive Director - Vision of Hope
  • Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary
  • Director of Safe Haven - Community Ministries East

D.Min., Biblical Counseling – Birmingham Theological Seminary
M.A., Biblical Studies – Birmingham Theological Seminary
M.S., Educational Psychology – The Florida State University
B.A., Psychology – University of South Alabama
Certified Biblical Counselor, Level 2 - Association of Certified Biblical Counselors
Certified Biblical Counselor – International Association of Biblical Counselors
Licensed and Ordained Minister – The Christian & Missionary Alliance
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor – Alabama Association of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Pastor Mark Shaw and his wife, Mary, relocated to Indiana from Alabama in 2013 in order for him to lead Vision of Hope and Safe Haven. With over two decades of counseling experience working in a variety of settings both secular and faith-based, Pastor Shaw has been addressing issues surrounding “addictions” of all types, and supervising staff for many years. His experience in the biblical counseling field began in 2001. He has written 19 published works including The Heart of Addiction; Relapse: Biblical Prevention Strategies; Divine Intervention: Hope and Help for Families of Addicts; Eating Disorders; Addiction-Proof Parenting; and Hope and Help for Self-Injurers/Cutters. He also co-authored a chapter in Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling (2013) and was co-editor of Paul, the Counselor (2014).

Pastor Shaw leads the ministries of Vision of Hope and Safe Haven, supervises staff and interns, regularly teaches the residents in a classroom setting, and oversees the progress of each resident.

Contact Mark Shaw

Dr. Stuart Scott

Stuart Scott

  • Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

B.A. - Columbia International University

MDiv. - Grace Theological Seminary

DMin. - Covenant Theological Seminary

PhD. - Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Professor of Biblical Counseling, The Master’s College, Santa Clarita, CA; Director of Membership Services, the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC); Visiting Professor of Biblical Counseling, Southern Seminary, Louisville, KY

Stuart Scott teaches in the graduate program of biblical counseling at The Master’s College in Santa Clarita, CA.  He has over thirty-five years of experience in counseling and pastoral ministry. He is the membership director and a Fellow with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors.  Stuart is an author as well and is married to his wife Zondra and they have two grown children and two grandchildren.

Dr. Garrett Higbee

Garrett Higbee

  • Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

B.A. - Purdue University

Psy. D. - Virginia Consortium for Professional Psychology

Executive director of Harvest Bible Chapel's Biblical Soul Care Ministries in Chicago; past president of Twelve Stones Ministries; board member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition; frequent conference speaker; visiting seminary professor. Garrett is married with three children.

Dr. Robert W. Kellemen

Dr. Bob Kellemen

  • Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

B.A. - Baptist Bible College

Th.M. - Grace Theological Seminary

Ph.D. - Kent Sate University

Bob Kellemen, Ph.D., served for a dozen years as the founding Chairman of the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling and Discipleship Department at Capital Bible Seminary in Lanham, MD. He is now Professor-at-Large for that Department. He is the Founder of RPM Ministries (www.rpmministries.org), and the author of several books. Bob has pastored three churches and serves as the Executive Director of the Association of Biblical Counselor's Center for Church Equipping.