Jon Hand

About Jon Hand

Jon is Site Lead Pastor for a multi-site church in southern Ontario called The Meeting House. In the Summer of 2015 Jon and his family moved here from their home in the US where they had been church planting for the previous 8 years. Jon serves on the Advisory Team for the New Leaf Network.

First Wednesday of Advent

By |2018-12-04T17:46:38+00:00December 5th, 2018|Advent Reader, Blog|

Scripture reading for today: Isaiah 1:24-31, Psalm 90, Luke 11:29-32 Isaiah 1:24-31 24 Therefore the Lord, the Lord Almighty,     the Mighty One of Israel, declares: “Ah! I will vent my wrath on my foes     and avenge myself on my enemies. 25 I will turn my hand against you;     I will thoroughly purge away your dross     and remove all your impurities.

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Transformational Coaching: A Reflection

By |2018-09-07T13:29:26+00:00April 13th, 2018|About New Leaf, Blog, Events, Starters, Stories, Theological reflection, Transformational Coaching|

For years in ministry I felt the anxious burden of trying to change people. On one level trying to change people gave me an unconscious high, like an adrenal hit, as people came to me, a Pastor, looking for advice on the complicated realities of their lives and ministry. On the other hand, I

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