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

Hope Because of How Long God Has Cared for Us
Dr. Steve Viars | Jan 29, 2023 | 1 Peter 1:1-2    
Embracing Hope
Dr. Steve Viars | Jan 28, 2023 | Romans 15:1-33      
Celebrating the Fruit of the Gospel
Dr. Steve Viars | Jan 28, 2023 | Romans 16:1-27      
Dr. Steve Viars | Jan 27, 2023  
Hope Because of How Long God Has Cared for Us
Dr. Steve Viars | Jan 22, 2023 | 1 Peter 1:1-2      
Biblical Counseling in Care Teams
Dr. Steve Viars | Jan 17, 2023  
Why are We Here, Where are We Going, and How Do You Fit In? (2022)
Dr. Steve Viars | Jan 08, 2023 | Romans 15:1-13      
Processing Hard Times at Christmas
Dr. Steve Viars | Dec 20, 2022 | Matthew 2:13-15    
Biblical Counseling in Counseling as a Couple
Dr. Steve Viars | Dec 06, 2022  
The Wonder and Delight of God’s Presence
Dr. Steve Viars | Dec 04, 2022 | Matthew 1:23      
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