About the authors
Les Newsom--Rev. Les Newsom is a native of Memphis, TN and a graduate of Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS. Upon graduation,Les started the ministry of RUF at The University of Memphis. While at Memphis, Les met Ginger Hubbard and married in June of 1996. After serving five years in Memphis with RUF, Les and Ginger moved to RUF Ole Miss in 1999 where they until the summer of 2011. In the summer of '11, Les became the Area Coordinator for RUF in Alabama and the Midsouth. They have three children: Anna Grace, born in 1999, Caroline, born in 2001, and Luke, born in 2004.
Brian Habig--Brian graduated from Mississippi State University and earned his Master of Divinity degree at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO. After seminary, Brian returned to serve as campus minister for RUF Mississippi State, and then at Vanderbilt University. At the end of May 2005, Brian and his family moved to Greenville, SC where he now serves as the minister of Downtown Presbyterian Church, a plant of the Presbyterian Church in America. Brian and his wife, Dana, have three children.