A native of Beaumont, Texas, Dr. Venessa Ellen surrendered her life to Christ and to His call to serve His Kingdom in the 90’s.
Dr. Ellen holds the following degrees: M.A. in Biblical Counseling from The Master’s College, M.A. in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a PhD in Church Administration and Women’s Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas. She serves as the Chair and Professor of Women’s Ministry and Program Coordinator at the College of Biblical Studies where she teaches, counsels, trains and mentors women.
For more than 21 years, Dr. Ellen has communicated her burden for the women of God in conferences, seminars, bible studies and retreats. She has utilized her gifts and talents in the areas of teaching, counseling, training and mentoring women. More specifically, she has taught, counseled and trained women in the areas of praying, worshipping, fasting, confessing and repenting of sin, renewing the mind, studying applying the Bible to their personal lives, managing their time, resolving conflict biblically, relating to one another as God has designed, and honoring, respecting and submitting to God given authorities.
Dr. Ellen loves to read Christian fiction, ride horseback, fly kites, sleep and spend quiet time walking on the beach with her husband, who is also her best friend and pastor, Nicolas. She and her husband reside in Texas and are the proud parents of two very lovely daughters and have four handsome grandsons.