New Life in this Soil

By |2017-12-18T13:11:31+00:00December 18th, 2017|About New Leaf, Blog, Church Planting, New Leaf Core Values|

This past week, the New Leaf Lead Team gathered to talk through strategy, direction and vision for 2018, and as we grasped for language to describe the unconventional work we find ourselves doing alongside the Canadian church, the metaphor behind the name New Leaf emerged as a helpful image. If you have been around

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Stories Birth More Stories

By |2017-09-17T23:27:27+00:00September 18th, 2017|About New Leaf, Blog, New Leaf Core Values|

Here at New Leaf, we find stories essential. We want to connect you to stories that you will find encouraging, and we want to know your story. Have you ever been in a conversation, telling a story and your conversation partner interrupts your story with a story of their own?

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Professional Wrestling, Church Planting and Peaceful Dwelling

By |2017-05-12T23:07:24+00:00April 18th, 2017|Blog, Canadian Culture, Church Planting, New Leaf Core Values, Stories, Theological reflection|

My grandfather was a rural Manitoba bi-vocational farmer and Mennonite minister for 40 years. While he never planted a church he was a starter. He began pastoring in the 1920’s and at some point started Sunday School and a choir.

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