MABC Faculty

Dr. Brent Aucoin

Roles

President, Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

Pastor of Seminary and Soul Care Ministries - Faith Church

Bio

B.S.: Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University
M.S: Engineering, Purdue University
M.Div.: Central Seminary
Th.M.: Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Ph.D.: Baptist Bible Seminary (Clarks Summit, PA)

Dr. Brent Aucoin joined the staff of Faith Church in Lafayette, IN in July of 1998. Brent is the President of Faith Bible Seminary, Chair of the Seminary’s M.Div. Program, Pastor of Seminary and Soul Care at Faith Church (Lafayette, IN); ACBC certified; instructor and counselor at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries; and a retreat and conference speaker. He and his wife, Janet, have two young adult children.

View Pastor Aucoin's Salvation Testmony Video

Dr. Amy Baker

Roles

Director of Ministry Resources - Faith Church

Counselor, Instructor - Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries

Board of Directors - Vision of Hope

Adjunct Professor - Faith Bible Seminary

Bio

B.A.: Hanover College
M.S.: Organizational Psychology, Purdue University
Ph.D.: Organizational Psychology, Purdue University

Dr. Baker serves as the Resource Director for Faith Church Ministry in Lafayette, IN. She is the author or co-author of over a dozen books and booklets. Dr. Baker is an ACBC certified biblical counselor; an instructor and counselor at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries, and a Council Board member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition. Amy and her husband, Jeff, have two children.

Dr. Kevin Carson

Roles

Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

Bio

B.A.: Pastoral Ministry and Bible, Baptist Bible College, MO
M.A.: Biblical Studies, Baptist Bible College Graduate School
M.Div.: Biblical Studies, Baptist Bible Graduate School
D.Min.: Pastoral Counseling, Westminster Theological Seminary

Dr. Carson is the department chair for Biblical Counseling at Baptist Bible College (Springfield, MO) and Pastor of Sonrise Baptist Church (Ozark, MO). Pastor Carson is a Council Board member for the Biblical Counseling Coalition. He is certified with ACBC and IABC. Dr. Carson has contributed to seven books. Kevin and his wife, Kelly, have three children.

Dr. Rob Green

Roles

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

Bio

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

Dr. Rob Green joined the Faith Church staff in August, 2005. Rob’s responsibilities include oversight of the Faith Biblical Counseling Ministry and teaching New Testament at Faith Bible Seminary. He serves on the Council Board of the Biblical Counseling Coalition and as a fellow for the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. Pastor Green has authored, co-authored, and contributed to 9 books/booklets. Rob and his wife Stephanie have three children.

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

Josh Greiner

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Pastor of Faith West Ministries - Faith Church

Bio

BA - Political Science, Purdue University
M.Div. - Faith Bible Seminary
Th.M. - Biblical Counseling, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D. - Biblical Counseling, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (in progress)

Josh oversees the Faith West Campus for Faith Church in Lafayette, IN. He is an ACBC certified counselor and teaches in Faith’s Biblical Counseling Center. He is an adjunct professor for Faith Bible Seminary and also serves as the vice-chair of the Board of Directors for the Faith Community Development Corporation and the Director of the Faith West Community Center. Josh is married to Shana and has four children: Winston, Cecilia, Lorelai, and Edwin.

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

Dr. Garrett Higbee

Roles

Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

Bio

B.A.: Psychology, Purdue University
Psy.D.: Virginia Consortium for Professional Psychology

Dr. Higbee has directed soul care ministries in two churches and was the founder of Twelves Stones Ministries in Morgantown, IN. He has been practicing biblical counseling for the past twenty-five years. He is the Director of Pastoral Care for the Great Commission Collective, a founding board member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition, and a frequent conference speaker. Garrett has developed and published five training workbooks on soul care and contributed to five books on biblical counseling. Garrett is married to Tammy, and they have three children.

Robert Jones

Roles

Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

Bio

B.A.: History, The King’s College
M.Div.: Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
D.Min.: Pastoral Counseling, Westminster Theological Seminary
D.Theol.: Systematic Theology, University of South Africa

Dr. Robert Jones serves as a Professor of Biblical Counseling at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Prior to this role, he served for nineteen years as a lead pastor in West Virginia, and then twelve years as a professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and as a part-time Biblical Counseling Pastor in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Jones has taught adjunctively at Faith Bible Seminary, Westminster Theological Seminary, and at several seminaries in Brazil. He is a Council Board member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition, a Certified Christian Conciliator with the Institute for Christian Conciliation, and a Fellow with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. Bob has written three books, ten mini-books, and numerous book chapters and journal articles. He is an active member of Third Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville where he counsels, trains counselors, and leads a home group. Bob and his wife, Lauren, have two adult sons and two granddaughters.

Bob Kellemen

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Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

VP of Development, Faith Bible Seminary - Faith Bible Seminary

Academic Dean, Faith Bible Seminary - Faith Bible Seminary

Bio

B.A.: Pastoral Ministry, Baptist Bible College (Now Clarks Summit University)
Th.M.: Grace Theological Seminary
Ph.D.: Counselor Education, Kent State University

Dr. Kellemen has pastored three churches and equipped biblical counselors in each church. He served for thirteen years as the founding Chairman of the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling and Discipleship Department at Capital Bible Seminary in Lanham, MD. Bob served as the founding Executive Director and a founding Board member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition and now serves on their Council Board. He is the founder and CEO of RPM Ministries where he speaks, writes, and consults. Dr. Kellemen is the author, co-author, or contributor to twenty books, and has authored over 100 articles. He serves as the VP of Development, Academic Dean, and Professor of Counseling for Faith Bible Seminary. Bob and his wife, Shirley, have two adult children and three grandchildren.

Stuart Scott

Roles

Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

Bio

B.A.: Christian Education, Columbia International University
M.Div.: Grace Theological Seminary
Th.M.: Leadership and Biblical Counseling, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
D.Min.: Biblical Counseling, Covenant Theological Seminary

Dr. Scott serves as 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 has over thirty-five years of experience in counseling and pastoral ministry. He is a Fellow with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. Stuart is also an author of several books on biblical counseling. He is married to Zondra, and they have two grown children and two grandchildren.

Dr. Steve Viars

Roles

Senior Pastor - Faith Church

Director - Faith Legacy Foundation

Bio

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 three 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