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Why You Need to Know You Can’t Fix People

I have worked in ministry as a hospital chaplain, and one of the big lessons that chaplains learn early in their training is the rigor of accepting the inherent limits in the pastoral care of patients, families, and staff. You may want to read Seven… Continue Reading …

Essential Teaching About How People Change

On June 22-23, 2015 I led a two-day biblical counseling conference in Powell, WY at Trinity Bible Church. These are my notes from the second session of that biblical counseling conference. Show Notes The key idea for this session is, “The change process must begin at… Continue Reading …

50 Things I Want My Son To Know

If you could share the top 50 things that you would want your son to take into adulthood, what would you say? Here are the 50 things I shared with my son. You may want to read: 50 Things I Want My Daughter To Know… Continue Reading …

What to Do When Your Spouse Wants Out

Your spouse says she’s leaving. You’re totally taken off guard. That is what happened to me. Here are a few thoughts on how to respond to this crisis, and I trust it will encourage those who are struggling in their marriages. You may want to… Continue Reading …

What We Believe At RickThomas.Net

The following is what we believe about theology and psychology as we gather from all over the world, seeking to learn how to live practical and effective lives. We all have situational and relational challenges and benefit from having other people bringing insight and care.… Continue Reading …

The Counselor’s Toolbox

The Counselor's Toolbox

Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, handling accurately the Word of Truth (2 Timothy 2:15). The doctrine of the perseverance of the saints is to the effect that they whom God has regenerated… Continue Reading …

Cinq éléments clés pour un mariage sain

L’une des critiques des chrétiens les plus fréquentes que j’entends sur le christianisme est comment la Bible n’est pas pratique ou praticable comme je me plais à dire. Il n’y a aucun doute qu’il s’agit d’un problème humain. Notre connaissance de la Bible dépasse de… Continue Reading …