The New Leaf Project is a podcast that shares the stories of Canadian Christians who are instigating new things, innovating in our post-modern Canadian context, planting new churches and starting missional minded conversations, conversations, and communities here in Canadian soil.
Canadian Christians have a story to tell, and we want to help tell it.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
Episode 43 of the New Leaf Project is here! In this episode, we hear from content contributor Preston Pouteaux and Rohadi Nagassar. Rohadi is an inner-city bi-vocational church planter and entrepreneur based in Calgary, Canada. Rohadi shares about his new church plant, Cypher Church, Hip-hop culture and what it looks like to intentionally engage with […]
Episode 42 of the New Leaf Project is here! In this episode, Jared & Elle talk about the event happening My 19th “In the Company of Women – Reclaiming & Envisioning Shared Leadership in the Kingdom”
Episode 41 of the New Leaf Project is here! In this episode, Jason Tripp & Jared Brock, author of A Year of Living Prayerfully and co-founder of Hope for the Sold, discuss the richness and wideness of prayer as Jared recounts his around the world journey encountering and engaging in various forms of prayer. They […]
Episode 40 of the New Leaf Project is here. Here is why we want you to start new ideas; because sometimes they take on a life of their own and do things you never thought possible. In this episode we sit down with Darryl Dozlaw, church planter from Saskatoon, as he tells us the story […]
Episode 39 of the New Leaf Project is here! In this episode, Elle interviews Sarah-Wilkins Laflamme Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Waterloo. Sarah’s work focuses on the Religious ‘Nones’ in Canada, those who would say they have no religious affiliation. Sarah shares some Canadian and Provincial statistics, national and temporal trends in […]
Episode 37 of the New Leaf Project is here! In this episode, Elle interviews James Kelly, church planter & founder of FaithTech. FaithTech is pioneering a new way to share the good news about Jesus in an era driven by technology. Their vision is to become a global hub for FaithTech conversations, integrations, and innovations. […]