FBS Staff Directory
Seminary Leadership
Brent Aucoin

Dr. Brent Aucoin


President, Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

Pastor of Seminary and Soul Care Ministries - Faith Church


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

Dr. Rob Green


Pastor of Faith Church East and Seminary Ministries - Faith Church

MABC Department Chair, Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary

Director of the Biblical Counseling Training Conference - Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries


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.

Kirk Fatool


Dean of Enrollment Management and Academics - Faith Bible Seminary

Instructor - Faith Bible Seminary


B.A., History & Philosophy – Bloomsburg University
M.A., History – Purdue University
PhD, Leadership (In Progress) - Lancaster Bible College

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. Kirk is married to Jen and has three daughters.

Aaron Birk


Pastor of Faith West Ministries - Faith Church

Pastor of International Ministries - Faith Church


B.S. – Accounting and Management, Purdue University
M.Div. – Faith Bible Seminary

Aaron is married to Tirzah and has four children: Zemirah, Boaz, Keziah, and Isaiah. Aaron is the Pastor Global Missions for Faith Church and Pastor of Faith West Ministries. Aaron oversees Faith Church West, international student and family ministries, missionaries, and short-term missions. He teaches in Faith’s Biblical Counseling Ministries and is certified as a biblical counselor through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).

Support Staff

David Arthur


Director of Maintenance & Property Management - Faith Ministries


After graduating and working in property management for five years, David and his lovely bride, Becky, moved to Lafayette in 2013. David has been in the maintenance director position at Faith Ministries since 2015. David and Becky have been members of Faith Church since 2013.

Karis Aucoin


Event Coordinator - Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries

Administrative Assistant - Faith Bible Seminary


B.S.: Microbiology
Certificate in Music Technology

Karis graduated from Purdue University in 2021 and started working for the seminary that same year. She has been a part of Faith Church her whole life and has loved being able to help serve in their ministries. She works with organizing events, details of classes, and promoting the seminary at conferences.

Jonathan Smith


Director of Technology - Faith Ministries


Jonathan Smith has been the Director of Technology for Faith Ministries since 2001. He is also a national conference speaker and author. Jonathan oversees all technology departments at Faith's multiple campuses and facilities. His responsibilities include financial planning and budgeting, network administration, technology team management, IT support and audio/visual team oversight. As Faith grows, Jonathan continues to expand the technology resources. He has been the driving force in implementing live broadcasting, point-of-sale systems and church management software.

In these roles, Jonathan has the opportunity to use his passion for all things technology to honor Christ, and to help others do the same.

Jonathan has provided input and expertise for two engagements at the White House during the Obama administration. He has used social media to build connections with NASA to help promote space exploration and fuel his hobby of chasing rockets. He is a frequent presenter at biblical counseling, church technology and leadership conferences and speaks at parenting workshops across the country.

From 2003-2015, Jonathan also served as one of the elected deacons at Faith Church.

Prior to joining the team at Faith Ministries, he worked in IT and media-related fields. His career in radio began as a weekend board op and news editor. He then moved into live radio as a on-air personality and commercial voice-over artist. Following his time in radio, Jonathan worked with the Star Trek TV franchise in promotions and continues to be a devoted Trekkie today.

Jonathan attended Purdue University and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix in Management of Information Technology.

Jonathan enjoys traveling and eating. Jonathan and his wife Heather have two children, Eric and Becca, and reside in Lafayette, Indiana.

Jeremy Vegter


Electronic Communications Director - Faith Ministries

Caleb's Kin Director - Faith Church

Senior Living Community Coordinator - Faith Church


B.S. - Fine Arts, Maranatha Baptist University
M.A. - Fine Arts, Bob Jones University

Jeremy joined Faith's staff in 2012 and oversees Faith's websites, social media and multimedia production. Jeremy also serves as the Senior Living Community Coordinator and the Caleb's Kin Director in which capacity he and his wife, Alisha, and their two boys, Joel & Josiah, enjoy serving the senior citizens in their church and community.

Joshua Wagner


  • B.S. Biblical Counseling--Crossroads Bible College
  • MLIS (Pursuant)--IUPUI

Joshua became part of the Faith Bible Seminary team in January 2019. He is the Librarian Consultant and is responsible for the strategic development of the library and its resources, library policies (including collection development), coordination with faculty, user services (research assistance), and collection evaluation. He is pursuing an MLIS from IUPUI with a focus on user services. He has a wife and son and all three of them are members of Hunter Road Bible Church in Indianapolis.

Matt Westhuis


Chief Financial Officer - Faith Ministries

Chief Financial Officer - Faith Church


Matt Westhuis joined the Faith Ministries staff in 2014 as the Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for the oversight of the Accounting and Human Resources departments. Prior to coming to Faith Ministries Matt worked for Purdue University as their Assistant Controller over financial reporting. Matt and his wife, Michelle, have been members of Faith since 2012.