Articles by Rick Thomas

Rick Thomas leads a training network for Christians to assist them in becoming more effective soul care providers. RickThomas.net reaches people around the world through consulting, training, podcasting, writing, counseling, and speaking.  In 1990 he earned a BA in Theology and in 1991 he earned a BS in Education. In 1993 he was ordained into Christian ministry, and in 2000 he graduated with a MA in Counseling from The Master’s College in Santa Clarita, CA. In 2006 he was recognized as a  Fellow with Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).

7 Ways Facebook is Similar to Porn

Recently I was doing some research about social media, hoping to learn how to do it more effectively. A part of the research took me to this article: Four Things You…

Having Sexual Conversations with Your Spouse

You know your marriage is strong when you can have sexually oriented conversations with your spouse. Outside of having intimate discussions about what the LORD is doing in your life,…

How to Take Every Thought Captive: The Battle for Your Mind

Have you ever had someone accuse you of something that was not true? Have you ever accused yourself of something that was not true? Either way, whether from you or another,…

Is Confidentiality Christian? Should you keep a friend’s sin secret?

Luke Gilkerson, blog manager at Covenant Eyes, often receives questions about the issue of confidentiality. Here are a few examples he shared with me: 1. When I’m an accountability partner…

5 Surefire Ways to Motivate Your Child to Use Pornography

Before I get into five surefire ways to motivate your child to use pornography, let me establish two important points. The first is no parent wants their child to become…

My Dad is Addicted to Porn: Can I Help Him? How Should I Talk to Him?

Recently we received this comment from a reader: I am in my 20s and I found my dad viewing pornography on the computer. Honestly, it came as a shock to…

My Husband Watches Child Pornography

Recently we received a question from a woman whose husband views child porn. I caught my husband saving child porn. I have a son and a deep love for children….

You must have faith to get angry, do porn, and fly a plane into a building

How does that title strike you? It’s true. Paul said it this way, For whatever does not proceed from faith is sin (Romans 14:23). Now, before your biblically trained mind…

You just caught your child looking at porn. What do you do?

My friend Luke Gilkerson with Covenant Eyes interviewed me regarding how to respond to a parent who just caught his/her son in porn. Luke’s questions are in italics, with my…

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