MABC Faculty

Brent Aucoin

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

Dr. Amy Baker

  • 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.  

Kevin Carson

  • 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.

Rob Green

B.S. - Engineering Physics, Ohio State University
M.Div. - Baptist Bible Seminary
Ph.D. - New Testament, 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 and teaching New Testament at the Faith Bible Seminary. He serves on the council board of the Biblical Counseling Coalition and as a fellow at the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors.

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

Garrett Higbee

  • 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.

Robert Jones

  • B.A. - The King's College
  • MDiv. - Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • D.Min. - Westminster Theological Seminary
  • D.Theol. - University of South Africa

Assistant Professor, 2004-present Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (Wake Forest, NC).

Bob Kellemen

  • B.A. - Baptist Bible College
  • Th.M. - Grace Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. - Kent State 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.

Stuart Scott

  • B.A. - Columbia International University
  • M.Div. - Grace Theological Seminary
  • D.Min. - Covenant Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. - 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. They have two grown children and two grandchildren.

Mark Shaw

B.A. - Psychology, University of South Alabama
M.S. - Educational Psychology, The Florida State University
M.A. - Biblical Studies, Birmingham Theological Seminary
D.Min. - Biblical Counseling, Birmingham Theological Seminary

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, and he is a Certified Biblical Counselor (International Association of Biblical Counselors; Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, Level 2) and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (Alabama Association of Drug and Alcohol Abuse).

He has 20 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.

Steve Viars

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