was born and raised in the District of Columbia before
moving to Maryland. He received his Bachelor of Arts
in Sociology in 1971, from Shaw University in Raleigh,
N.C. In May, 2007 he received his Master of Arts degree
in Christian Counseling and Discipleship from Capital
Bible Seminary in Lanham, MD. He worked in the electric
utility industry for nearly 25 years until December
2004 when he retired to pursue God’s call to the
teaching ministry and counseling full time.
Thomas has served with
the Aftercare Program of Prison Fellowship where he
worked with men recently released from incarceration.
He has also traveled with Here’s Life Washington,
a division of Campus Crusade for Christ, on short mission
trips to St. Vincent, Windward Islands. For over 10
years he has served as a counselor with the Lott Carey
Foreign Missions Youth Seminar at Shaw University in
Raleigh, N.C. During this week long seminar he worked
with 14-18 year old adolescents providing supervision,
Spiritual and personal guidance.
Thomas presently works
at the Adult Rehabilitation Center of the Salvation
Army in Hyattsville, MD. Since October 2005 He has been
counseling and teaching men one-on-one and in groups.
He counsels men who are addicted, troubled and challenged
by life to re-establish relationships with family friends
and society. He also provides marriage counseling when
requested by the men and their wives. As an associate
minister at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Washington,
D.C. he has done premarital and marital counseling.
Thomas’ desire is
to minister to men who have addictions and afflictions
and see these men become new creations through a new
or renewed relationship with Christ; to see them grow
spiritually and become independent, self-sufficient
men in Christ.