Three Weekends of Life-Changing Biblical Counseling Training
VIRTUAL Regional Biblical Counseling Training Conference
2021: March 26-27, April 23-24 and May 21-22

Conference Format

Welcome to our Regional Conference in a virtual format! We are committed to making sure you get all of the content you are used to receiving at an in-person regional conference along with meaningful interaction in an online format. [Learn More]

Online Format Features

Expanded Schedule

Our virtual counseling training is spread out over 3 weekends, with each weekend taking place on Friday evening and Saturday. Additionally, each attendee will have online access to the video lectures from each weekend until the start of the next weekend the following month.

Notebook Options (note the 2/26 deadline)

Anyone with a contiguous United States' address that registers before February 26, 2021 can choose if they would like to receive a printed notebook or a protected digital PDF file.

Those outside of the contiguous United States and those registering after February 26 will receive a protected digital PDF file only.

Weekly Schedule

Please note that all times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Friday

  • 5:15 PM – Live Welcome, Intro and Prayer
  • 5:30 PM – Each track watches 2 prerecorded videos
  • 7:45 PM – Live Summary and Q&A
  • 8:00 PM – Each track watches 2 prerecorded videos

Saturday

  • 8:00 AM – Live Welcome, Intro and Prayer
  • 8:15 AM – Each track watches 3 prerecorded videos
  • 11:30 AM – Live Q&A
  • 1:00 PM – Each track watches 2 prerecorded videos
  • 3:00 PM – Live Summary
  • 3:15 PM – Video Case Observation and Discussion

View the Track Schedules

"The three-weekend format was extremely helpful in being able to go home and ‘practice’ what I learned, then go back with questions the next weekend."
- Bill Owens, Counselor

Your Conference Instructors

Brent Aucoin

Pastor of Seminary and Soul Care at Faith Church (Lafayette, IN); ACBC certified; instructor and counselor at FBCM; married with two children; 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).

Brent Aucoin
Dr. Brent Aucoin

Kevin Carson

Department Chair of Biblical Counseling at BBC/TS (Springfield, MO); Pastor of Sonrise Baptist Church; ACBC certified; council member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition; counselor at Sonrise Biblical Counseling Ministry; conference speaker; married with four children; B.A., Pastoral Theology, Baptist Bible College (Springfield), M. Div., Baptist Bible Graduate School (Springfield); D. Min., Biblical Counseling, Westminster Theological Seminary.

Dr. Kevin Carson

Nicolas Ellen

Senior Professor of Counseling at the College of Biblical Studies (Houston, TX); Senior Pastor of Community of Faith Bible Church; President of Expository Counseling Center; frequent conference speaker; part-time missionary for Oversees Instruction in Counseling Organization; ACBC Fellow; author of many workbooks and books; married with two daughters and four grandchildren; B.B.A., University of Houston; M.A.C.E., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.A.B.C., The Master’s University; D. Min., Biblical Counseling, Southern Baptist Seminary; currently finishing a PH.D., Biblical Counseling, Southwestern Theological Seminary.

Dr. Nicolas Ellen

Dustin Folden

Pastor of Discipleship and Extension Ministries at Faith Church (Lafayette, IN); ACBC certified; instructor and counselor at FBCM; married with two children; B.S., Electrical Engineering, Purdue University; M.Div., Faith Bible Seminary.

Dustin Folden

Rob Green

Pastor of Counseling and Seminary Ministries at Faith Church (Lafayette, IN); ACBC Fellow; instructor and counselor at FBCM; conference speaker; author; married with three children; B.S., Engineering Physics, The Ohio State University; M.Div., Baptist Bible Seminary (Clarks Summit, PA); Ph.D., Baptist Bible Seminary (Clarks Summit, PA).

Dr. Rob Green

Josh Greiner

Pastor of Faith West Ministries at Faith Church (Lafayette, IN); ACBC certified; instructor and counselor at FBCM; adjunct professor at Faith Bible Seminary (Lafayette, IN); married with four children; B.A., Political Science, Purdue University; M.Div., Faith Bible Seminary (Lafayette, IN); Th.M., Biblical Counseling, Southern Seminary (Louisville, KY); Ph.D., (in progress) Biblical Counseling, Southern Seminary (Louisville, KY).

Josh Greiner

Randy Patten

President of the newly formed TEAM Focus Ministries; Director of Training Emeritus of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC); ACBC Fellow; former pastor and consultant to pastors and churches; instructor and counselor at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries for 24 years; founding board member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition; married with two children and six grandchildren; B.A., Cedarville University; M.Div., Grace Theological Seminary.

Randy Patten

Steve Viars

Senior Pastor of Faith Church (Lafayette, IN); ACBC Fellow and board member; Biblical Counseling Coalition and Vision Of Hope board member; instructor and counselor at FBCM; conference speaker; author; married with three children and two grandchildren; B.S., Bible, Baptist Bible College (Clarks Summit, PA); M.Div., Grace Theological Seminary; D.Min., Biblical Counseling, Westminster Theological Seminary.

Dr. Steve Viars

Dan Wickert

Board Certified Physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology; member of Faith Church (Lafayette, IN); ACBC certified; instructor and counselor at FBCM; conference speaker; currently working in Senior Administrative role as Vice President of Medical Affairs at Franciscan Alliance Lafayette; Vision of Hope and Faith Christian School board member; married with two children and one grandchild; B.S., Biology, Bradley University; M.D., University of Illinois.

Dr. Dan Wickert

Host Church: Faith Church - Lafayette, IN

Faith Church, through Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries, has equipped thousands of ministry leaders, pastors, and missionaries to use God's sufficient word to minister to hurting people. The same training that 2,000 people receive annually at our Biblical Counseling Training Conference is now available for the first time in a virtual format so that any church around the world can benefit from the very same training.

Cost and Registration
Individual Married Couple Full-time Student
$265 $455 $205
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