Because of Hurricane Harvey, this event has been postponed! Date is to be determined. Dr. Nicolas Ellen is also from Houston and is taking care of his flock during this time while pastor Dustin is doing the same.

September 15-17, 2017

Parenting and Family Weekend is designed for anyone who desires a healthy family! 
Whether you’re preparing for, enjoying, or simply surviving in your family, as long as your goal is a healthy family, this weekend is for you. And at just $25 a couple/individual, it is the wisest investment you can make in the future of your family.
PLUS!  Every couple/individual will receive a free copy of Paul David Tripp’s new book,
Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family
Childcare will be provided at no charge for newborn to 5th grade for all conference days.
Conference Speaker – Dr. Nicolas Ellen


Nicolas A Ellen is the Senior Pastor of Community of Faith Bible Church and an instructor at the College of Biblical Studies.  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 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, 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 Association of Certified Biblical Counselors and a senior member of the Biblical Counseling Framework Association.  He and his wife Venessa have two children, Venezia and Lindsey.


Friday, September 15

6:30 p.m.            Registration, Child Check-in, Resource booth & Refreshments Available,
7:15 p.m.             Welcome, Introductions and Announcements
7:30 p.m.             Session 1 –Areas of Spiritual Warfare within the Family
8:15 p.m.             Break and Dessert
8:30 p.m.             Session 2 –Foundations for Faithful Parenting
9:15 p.m.             Dismiss

Saturday, September 16

8:30 a.m.            Doors open, Resources booth and Breakfast Bar Available
9:00 a.m.            Welcome & Prayer – Invitation to text in questions for Q&A
9:45 a.m.            Session 3 – The Shaping Influences with Children
10:45 a.m.           Break
11:00 a.m.           Session 4 –Embracing Biblical Methods for Childrearing
11:45 a.m.           Q&A
12:15 p.m.           Close in prayer


Sunday, September 17

10:00 a.m.        Worship Service and Session 5 – Training Objectives for Childrearing