Nicolas A. Ellen is the Senior Pastor of Community of Faith Bible Church and an instructor at CBS. He has served in full-time ministry as a Christian Education Director, Associate Pastor, Assistant Pastor and Senior Pastor for the past 18 years in the Houston, Texas area.
Pastor Ellen has also developed a biblical counseling training center called Expository Counseling 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 College, Santa Clarita, California and a Doctorate of Ministry in Biblical Counseling from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Pastor Ellen is a certified Biblical Counselor with the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (now Association of Certified Biblical Counselors) and a senior member of the Biblical Framework Counseling Association. He and his wife Venessa have two children, Venezia and Lindsey.