Ep 53 – Jeff and Jan Steckley – Contemplative practice, second half of life & the art of starting

By | 2018-05-23T15:57:48+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|

Episode 53 of the New Leaf Project is here! In this episode, we hear from Jeff and Jan Steckley, from Kitchener Ontario. Jeff and Jan share about their journey through the second half of life, what it looks like to adopt more contemplative postures in our spiritual practices and how it's never too late to

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Ep 52 – Kevin Makins – Holy Shift

By | 2018-03-07T09:47:13+00:00 March 7th, 2018|

Episode 52 of the New Leaf Project is here! In this episode, we hear from church planter and Holy Shift Tour creator Kevin Makins from Hamilton Ontario. Kevin shares about Eucharist Church, his love for his city and how through storytelling, conversation and creative projects he's exploring what it means to follow Jesus in a

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Ep 51 – Anna Spray – Table Church

By | 2018-01-25T12:44:14+00:00 January 25th, 2018|

 Episode 51 of the New Leaf Project is here! In this episode, we hear from church planter and pastor Anna Spray. Anna lives in beautiful Victoria BC and is the Pastoral Associate at Table Church. Anna shares her road to becoming ordained in the Anglican Church, her work with Table Church and what it means

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Ep 50 – The Story behind The Story – William Paul Young

By | 2017-12-19T15:58:36+00:00 December 19th, 2017|

Episode 50 of The New Leaf Project is here! The Shack has sold millions of copies around the world, the movie was a box office hit for its genre and our very own Jason Tripp was able to grab fellow Canadian William Paul Young for an interview. This week we hear from Paul, who shares

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Ep 49 – Learning Party Talks – Mark Groleau

By | 2017-11-07T21:50:40+00:00 November 1st, 2017|

Episode 49 of the New Leaf Project is here! We're featuring a talk from our Cultivate Learning Party that happened in Toronto Ontario, April 2017. What if church planters and starters were really okay with failure? What does it mean to start something that never takes off? This week we hear from Mark Groleau who

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Ep 48 – Learning Party Talks – Greg Paul

By | 2017-09-26T10:48:53+00:00 September 7th, 2017|

Episode 48 of the New Leaf Project is here! We're featuring a talk from our Cultivate Learning Party that happened in Toronto Ontario, April 2017. Today’s episode features Greg Paul who is a pastor and member, as well as one of the founders, of the Sanctuary community in Toronto. Greg is also the author of

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Ep 47 – Brandon Richardson – The Embassy -> Slate Church

By | 2017-09-26T10:49:50+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|

What does it look like for a student ministry to move forward as an inter-generational church plant? In this episode, we talk with Brandon Richardson, lead pastor at The Embassy in Waterloo, Ontario. For the past 3 years, Brandon and his wife Emma have led The Embassy which has been serving the WLU and UW

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Ep 46 – Church Startups, Structures & Conflict (oh my!) – Betty Pries

By | 2017-07-26T11:50:54+00:00 July 19th, 2017|

Episode 46 of the New Leaf Project is here! How can church startups become healthy, robust places for innovation? In this episode, we hear from Betty Pries, CEO of Creedence & Company, an organization focused on conflict management, transitions, & the journey through renewal for churches & faith based organizations. Betty walks us through the

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Ep 45 – The Church in Exile – Living in Hope After Christendom – Dr Lee Beech

By | 2017-07-18T13:21:42+00:00 June 28th, 2017|

Episode 45 of the New Leaf Project is here! In this episode we hear from Jason Tripp and his interview with Dr Lee Beech, Professor at McMaster Divinity School. Lee shares with us about his book “The Church in Exile - Living in Hope After Christendom" In his book Lee highlights that the church in

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Ep 44 – Cultivating the entrepreneurial spirit for mission – Jeremy Barham and Mike Temple

By | 2017-06-22T08:53:05+00:00 June 14th, 2017|

Episode 44 of the New Leaf Project is here! Can Christians really use business as mission? In this episode we hear from Jeremy Barham and Mike Temple from St Stephen New Brunswick who are working together to create economic development and cultivating the entrepreneurial spirit in Atlantic Canada. Show Notes Contact Jeremy and Mike -

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