That [the older women] may teach the young women to be responsible, to love their husbands to love their children, to be wise, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed. Titus 2:4-5
Venus is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy. She relinquished her corporate job as a paralegal for the largest health care system in southeast Michigan to assume the role of caregiver for her mother and maternal grandparents in 1997.
In addition to her full time position as Family Manager for her four-generation household, this busy wife, mother, grandmother and caregiver is also a Christian Marriage and Family Consultant; and relationship workshop facilitator. She also recently launched Wisdom4Wives, a consultative blog for married women and women who are considering marriage. Last year Venus added author to her list of titles when she released her self-published debut novel entitled Brown Paper Bag.
In her workshops, blogs, novels and Christian Education classes, Venus uses life experiences, humor, and the Word of God to edify the body of Christ, evangelize to the unchurched and to entertain the masses. Her workshop titles include Living Well – the Sweetest Revenge, Effective Communication in Marriage and Your Slip Is Showing – An Empowerment Workshop for Women.
Venus has been married to Jerome Dr. Rick Theus since 1985. Together they head their blended family of 5 adult offspring and have a current total of 13 grandchildren. Venus and Rick are the Co-Directors of the Uplift Family Ministry at their home church, Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, Michigan.