William Goode (1930–1997) was a long time pastor of Faith Church. Under his leadership the church began a biblical counseling training program, which has resulted in thousands of people being trained to give hope and help from the word of God to hurting people. Former executive director of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC), now the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC); ACBC Fellow; member of the ACBC Academy; co-founder of Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries; former instructor and counselor at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries
Steve Viars is the Senior Pastor of Faith Church (Lafayette, IN); Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) Fellow and board member; Biblical Counseling Coalition board member; Vision of Hope board member; instructor and counselor at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries; married with three children; B.S., Bible, Baptist Bible College (Clarks Summit, PA); M.Div., Grace Theological Seminary; D.Min., Biblical Counseling, Westminster Theological Seminary.
He is the author of Putting Your Past in Its Place and Loving Your Community as well as several other works.
Paul David Tripp is President of Paul Tripp Ministries; author of several books; on the pastoral staff of Tenth Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, PA); Professor of Pastoral Life and Care at Redeemer Seminary (Dallas, TX); and Director of the Center for Pastoral Life and Care (Fort Worth, TX). Dr. Tripp has taught at respected institutions worldwide; founded a Christian school; served as a counselor; international conference speaker. He is married with four children; B.A., Columbia International University; M.Div., Philadelphia Theological Seminary; D.Min., Westminster Theological Seminary.
His books include What Did You Expect; Forever; Sex & Money; Age of Opportunity; War of Words; Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands; as well as other works.