Thomas Luke, Ph.D., is an American transformational theology scholar, theologian, anti-child sex trafficking activist, certified spiritual integration counselor, certified crisis response and trauma counselor, distinguished research professor, award-winning distinguished Christian academic author, ordained Christian crisis response chaplain, talk show host, TV producer, and founding father of transformational theology.
Transformational Theology is a profound counseling system his mentors taught him; spiritual integration counseling, also known as “soul surgery,” is a central tenet of transformational theology that facilitates recovery from and integration of traumatic experiences.
Luke has dedicated his career to serving survivors affected by trauma as an ordained Christian crisis response chaplain. As an advocate for the abolition of human sex trafficking, he is ardently committed to defending the rights of women and children.
Rev. Dr. Thomas Luke has 20 years of combined research on Cambodia’s child sex trafficking epidemic. His research includes the spiritual approach to integrating survivors of sexual exploitation diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder; he wrote about this approach in his Ph.D. dissertation textbook, Invisible Wounds, which earned him seven distinguished Christian textbook awards.