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About Jason Tripp

Jason Tripp lives in Sudbury with his beautiful wife Sylvie and their two energetic children Levi and Michaela. He is the Lead Pastor of Valleyview Community Church, an intergenerational, missional faith community exploring what faithfulness to Jesus looks like in post-Christian Canadian suburbia.

The Denial of Death

By |2019-04-16T23:21:34-04:00April 17th, 2019|Blog, Lent, Lent 2019|

One of the more soothing therapies my wife and I have turned to in an effort to survive this particularly brutal winter is Netflix. In recent weeks it’s not been uncommon for our days to wind down in front of a roaring fireplace,

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Running From Bridezilla: Repentance & Empathy for the Nones & Done

By |2017-10-30T22:29:54-04:00October 31st, 2017|Blog, Canadian Culture, Nones & Dones, Theological reflection|

Bridezilla:  Formed from blending of the words bride and Godzilla (Japanese movie monster). Used to describe a woman whose behavior becomes outrageously bad in the course of planning for her wedding.www.urbandictionary.com/bridezilla (see definition #5) Growing up, I vividly recall being fascinated with monster movies. Classic movies such as King Kong, The Thing, Jaws and Alien captivated

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Trying on New Lenses

By |2017-09-29T14:50:21-04:00September 29th, 2017|Bible, Blog, Theological reflection|

Book Review: Greg Boyd is someone who understands and has lived the journey towards wholeness in Jesus. The Crucifixion of the Warrior God is the fruit of his decade long journey towards reconciling violence in Scripture with the non-violent self-giving love of Jesus. His journey toward this book is an important part

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How the Bible Nearly Killed My Faith

By |2017-09-29T13:14:23-04:00September 25th, 2017|Bible, Blog, Theological reflection|

Book Review: The Bible is the world’s best-selling book. For many it is a sacred text, providing spiritual inspiration and insight, while for some it is viewed primarily as an historical and religious artifact. Still others consider it to be a dangerous piece of written propaganda filled with irrelevant fables and fairy tales from an ancient tribal culture.

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Confessions from a True Israelite

By |2017-06-08T15:50:22-04:00May 22nd, 2017|Blog, Contributor Profiles|

We want to introduce you to the New Leaf Blog contributors by giving them a chance for them to share their story. First to share is Jason Tripp. As I reflect upon my journey of life and faith in the first 40 years of my life, in many ways it parallels the journey

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