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Dr. Nicolas Ellen

Dr. Ellen is the Senior Pastor of Community of Faith Bible Church in Houston Texas and Senior Professor of Biblical Counseling at the College of Biblical Studies. Dr. Ellen has also developed a biblical counseling training center called Expository Counseling Training Center LLC.

He received his B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Houston, Houston, Texas, his M.A. in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas, his M.A. in Biblical Counseling from The Masters University, Santa Clarita, California, his Doctorate of Ministry with a concentration in Biblical Counseling from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Louisville, Kentucky and his Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas.

In addition, he is a certified Biblical Counselor with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC), a Fellow with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).  Dr. Ellen has a heart for biblical counseling and travels nationwide teaching those principles.  He is also a Senior Member of the Biblical Counseling Framework Association.  Dr. Ellen previously taught various topics from God’s Word on a morning show called “Up With The Son.”

Dr. Ellen and his wife, Dr. Venessa Ellen, have two children and four grandchildren.


Dr. Nicolas Ellen, Sr. Pastor