This is for my sister:
4 Tablespoons olive oil
4 Tablespoons brown sugar
4 teaspoons chili powder
4 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons black pepper
1 teaspoon dried thyme
Mix all ingredients and rub on pork chops.
Refrigerate for at least an hour and up to overnight.
This makes a THICK rub for 4 pork chops. Obviously if you want a lighter rub you can cut in half or use more pork chops.
I'd recommend grilling the porkchops on either side until they're done. It caramelizes and makes a great chop. However, if you bake them some how magically it makes a delicious sauce.