M.Div. 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 adult children.

View Pastor Aucoin's Salvation Testmony Video

Kirk Fatool

Roles

Dean of Enrollment Management and Registrar - Faith Bible Seminary

Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

Bio

B.A., History & Philosophy – Bloomsburg University
M.A., History – Purdue University

Kirk Fatool became a staff member of Faith Bible Seminary in July of 2015. As the Dean of Enrollment Management he oversees recruitment, admissions, enrollment, and matriculation. Additionally, Kirk serves as FBS' accreditation liaison. Kirk is a member of The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.

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.

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.

Bob Martin

Roles

Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

Bio

M.D.: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Board Certifications:
Family Practice (ABFP), Southern Illinois U.
Dermatology (AAD), Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
Dermatopathology (ASDP) Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.


M.A.R. Southern Evangelical Seminary

Dr. Martin is a retired physician after more than 30 years of practice and administrative positions. Bob completed his fellowship at Johns Hopkins and was faculty at several medical schools, including Southern Illinois, Case Western, and Indiana Universities, as well as Purdue Pharmacy School. He has authored more than fifty articles and chapters in medical and Christian literature.

A Christian educator for more than three decades in a variety of ministries, Bob has been on faculty at Faith Bible Seminary since its inception. His newest ministry involvement is co-founder (with two of his sons) of the resource ministry Binmin.org. He is married to Deb, and they have four adult children.

Andrew Naselli

Roles

Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

Bio

B.A.: Bible, Baptist College of Ministry
M.A.: Bible, Bob Jones University
Ph.D.: Theology, Bob Jones University, Theology
Ph.D.: New Testament Exegesis and Theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Dr. Naselli is Assistant Professor of New Testament and Theology at Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minneapolis and a pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Andy is the author of a dozen books and seventy-five articles. He and his wife, Jenni, have four daughters.

Cody Podor

Roles

Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

Bio

B.S.: Church Ministry, Liberty University
M.A.: Church Planting Evangelism, Liberty University
M.Div.: Faith Bible Seminary
Th.M.: Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D.: Theology, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (in progress)

Cody Podor is Discipleship Pastor at Harvest Bible Chapel Indy West. For the past seven years, Cody has served as an adjunct professor at Liberty University, where he has also served as a Subject Matter Expert for the past two years in the area of Old Testament studies. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society. Cody and his wife, Katie, have two children.

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