Les Newsom is the Lead Pastor at Christ Presbyterian Church in Oxford, MS. He served with Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) for 24 years prior to taking a call as a local church pastor.
The Ten Commandments 11- No Stealing
The commandments go directly to the most fundamental aspect of human existence and it turns out that the words we say and think are powerful indicators of both the nature of our hearts and the direction of our lives.
Ten Commandments 10- No Adultery, Part 2
Sex like fire. When used properly, it can warm and fascinate you. But when it is misused and abused, it can burn and scar you. What are the ways in which the Bible addresses sexual dysfunction in our day?
The Ten Commandments 09- No Adultery, Part 1
We live in a time of greater confusion about sex and gender than ever in our nation's history. Slicing through the fog, however, is God's simple: No Adultery. What seems hopelessly quaint to some is a window into Jesus' desire to be intimate with his poeple.
The Ten Commandments 08- No Murder
The image of God present within the constitution of every single person, places a great burden on every OTHER person not only to avoid damaging that image, but also to do everything within our power to bless that image bearer.
The Ten Commandments 07- Honoring The Family
There are few things more complicated in people’s lives than the relationships with our family. God’s design is for legitimate lines of authority to be “honored” by all, while realizing that HE is the only true Father of us all.
The Ten Commandments 06- The Rhythms of Work and Rest
For most of us, the rhythm of life is a chaotic and frenetic mess, scrambling around trying to stay ‘productive’ and have your ‘head above water.’ In this chaos, the 4th Commandment enters and invites God’s people into a deep rest of the soul.