Bitterness is a destructive poison, yet we all struggle with it sometimes due to circumstances our sovereign God has allowed. In a world full of struggle, we must take care that difficult circumstances do not feed a bitter spirit within us. Our guest will show us how to avoid the pitfalls of a bitter heart as we walk through our fallen world. When we learn to process bitterness biblically and effectively, we can move from life's greatest hurts to a life filled with joy.
Because of his relationship with Jesus Christ and trust in God, our guest knows from personal experience that those were the biggest factors in advancing his career toward eventually becoming the president of a Fortune 100 company. Join us as our guest provides those seeking a career with ten practical and effective tips they can implement to rapidly gain visibility and early success. Learn to identify and use your spiritual gifts and apply other key biblical principles as you embark on a new career.
Dr. Stephen Viars has served as the pastor and biblical counselor at Faith Church and Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries 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. 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. He is the author, co-author, or contributor to six books and numerous booklets.
Fred Sievert started his career as a teacher, later entered the insurance business and retired in 2007 as President of New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 corporation. Fred has held numerous leadership positions in industry related associations and organizations. He is a past-chairman of the Life Insurance Council of New York (LICONY), The American College of Financial Services and The Actuarial Foundation. Following his retirement, Fred attended Yale Divinity School and was awarded a master’s degree in religion in May of 2011. In 2014, Fred finished his first book on his many personal encounters with God titled, God Revealed: Revisit Your Past to Enrich Your Future. In 2018, he published his second book titled, Grace Revealed: Finding God’s Strength in Any Crisis, containing stories of people who were in crisis and only found comfort and relief through their faith.