Deborah Thomas received her B.A. degree in Mass Communications from the University of West Georgia in 1986. Upon graduation, she worked as an administrative assistant for the Atlanta Urban League for four years. She also worked as a staff writer and editor for The Abundant Life Church newsletter for several years. In 1990 she married Wendell Thomas and became a full time homemaker. She has home schooled their three children for the past thirteen years. Deborah has taught writing for homeschooled middle and high school students. She has provided instruction and coaching for The Truth Sayers Speech Club in Stone Mountain Georgia for the six years. She and her family are members of The Solid Rock of Atlanta Church where she and her husband serve middle school students as teachers in The Cross Over ministry.