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 president; 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 as well as several other works.
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); NANC Fellow; member of the ACBC Academy; co-founder of Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries; former instructor and counselor at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries