Dr. Steve Viars


Senior Pastor - Faith Church

Director - Faith Legacy Foundation


B.S.: Pre-Seminary & Bible, Baptist Bible College (Now Clarks Summit University)
M.Div.: Grace Theological Seminary
D.Min.: Biblical Counseling, Westminster Theological Seminary

Dr. Steve Viars has served at Faith Church in Lafayette, IN since 1987. Pastor Viars leads and equips Faith Church as Senior Pastor with a focus on preaching and teaching God’s Word and using his organizational skills in guiding the implementation of the Faith Church mission and vision. He oversees the staff, deacons, and all Faith Church ministries. Dr. Viars serves on the boards of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, Biblical Counseling Coalition, Vision of Hope, and the Faith Community Development Corporation. Steve is the author, co-author, or contributor to six books and numerous booklets. He and his wife, Kris, were married in 1982 and have two married daughters, a son, and five grandchildren.

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

Celebrating the Fruit of the Gospel
Dr. Steve Viars | May 28, 2023 | Romans 16:1-27      
Embracing Hope
Dr. Steve Viars | May 28, 2023 | Romans 15:1-33      
Living for the Lord’s Will
Dr. Steve Viars | Apr 30, 2023 | 1 Peter 4:1-6      
Biblical Counseling in Japan
Dr. Steve Viars | Apr 25, 2023  
An Approach to Suffering that is Both Surprising and Superior
Dr. Steve Viars | Apr 23, 2023 | 1 Peter 4:7-11      
Blessing Others While Suffering
Dr. Steve Viars | Apr 16, 2023 | 1 Peter 3:8-12      
Jesus Is Our Hope – He is Our Life
Dr. Steve Viars | Apr 09, 2023 | Luke 24:1-12      
Jesus is Our Hope – He is Our Sacrifice
Dr. Steve Viars | Apr 07, 2023 | Hebrews 10:1-18      
Hope for Wives in Suffering
Dr. Steve Viars | Mar 12, 2023 | 1 Peter 3:1-6      
Hope for Wives in Suffering
Dr. Steve Viars | Mar 05, 2023 | 1 Peter 3:1-6      
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