Ep23 – Learning Party Talks – “Slow Church” – Randell Neudorf

By |2017-04-21T14:43:49+00:00October 17th, 2016|

Episode 23 of the New Leaf Project is here! This is part two of a three part series featuring talks from our Cultivate Learning Party that happened in the Spring of 2016. Today’s episode features Randell Neudorf from The Commons, a church plant in Hamilton. Randell shares their journey of slowing church down and offers

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Ep22 – Learning Party Talks “Generative Possibilities of Exile” – Dr Lee Beech

By |2017-04-21T14:44:44+00:00October 11th, 2016|

Episode 22 of the New Leaf Project is here! This is part one of a three part series featuring talks from our Cultivate Learning Party that happened in the Spring of 2016. Today's episode features Dr Lee Beech, Professor at McMaster Divinity School. Lee shares with us about "The Generative Possibilities of Exile" The church

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Ep21 – The Upper Room – Scott and Brenda Eastveld

By |2017-04-21T13:49:31+00:00October 3rd, 2016|

Church planting is not an easy task in the Canadian context. Some plants grow and thrive and others plants don't survive. In every story there are lessons to be learned and encouragement to be found. At New Leaf, we want to tell the truth about church planting and highlight the good & the difficult. Episode

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Ep20 – Church Plant Design Shop – Jared & Elle

By |2017-04-21T13:50:31+00:00September 26th, 2016|

Ever wonder what "Church Plant Design Shop" are all about? In this episode Jared & Elle give us an inside look into where the idea for the design shop came from, who should attend & how this uniquely Canadian work can encourage contextual thinking, culturally responsiveness, and mission adaptability.

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Ep19 – Alpha as a church planting tool? – Graham Singh

By |2017-04-21T14:45:58+00:00September 19th, 2016|

We had never thought of using Alpha for a church planting tool - until we talked with Graham Singh. In Episode 19, we talk with Graham, who serves at St James Montréal in a new church plant in one of Montréal's oldest historic church buildings. They are focused on creating conversations using Alpha, and Graham

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Ep18 – Kyle Rudge – Prejudices Against the Geek Community

By |2017-04-21T14:46:49+00:00September 13th, 2016|

Geeks are often misunderstood. At best, parents worry that their kid's passionate pursuit of video games and geek culture does not constitute a life well lived. Aren't they just wasting their time? Isn't all that energy misspent? At worst, we secretly wonder if it all might be leading to somewhere darker. In this episode we

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Ep17 – Rob Clark – Innovator’s Meetup

By |2017-04-21T14:47:32+00:00September 7th, 2016|

Doing something good for your city is what The New Leaf Network is all about and Rob Clark is certainty doing something good in his city. He's bringing people together to talk about what they are most passionate about - entrepreneurship, creativity and their businesses. Entrepreneurship and businesses have the potential to offer something good

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Ep16 – Jason Tripp – Close Encounters of the Third Kind

By |2017-04-21T14:48:25+00:00August 29th, 2016|

Is innovation limited to only church plants or new expressions of mission? Or can established churches develop an innovation mindset? Jason Tripp, Pastor of Valleyview Community Church in Sudbury, alongside his congregation, is working to cultivate innovation in their neighborhood and city. In this episode we explore third places, drive in theaters, city wide partnerships,

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Ep15 – Rohadi’s Soul Coats

By |2017-04-21T14:49:09+00:00August 22nd, 2016|

  Why are so many grown adults colouring?  In this episode we talk to Rohadi Nagassar to get some answers and to hear the story behind his new colouring book "Soul Coats."  Rohadi is a church planter in Calgary and a part of the New Leaf Network.  We love what he has created and are really

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Ep14 – Making It Personal – Lynn Chotowetz

By |2017-04-21T14:56:14+00:00August 15th, 2016|

If we want to see things change we need to make it personal. Headlines like "AIDS Crisis in Africa" or "Crisis Among at Risk Children" all too easy slip down the news feed without so much as a second thought. But if we are going to recover the mission here in Canada we have to

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