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.
Ep 55 of the New Leaf Project is here! In this episode, we hear from church planter and lead pastor of Church on the Rock Dave Overholt. Often on the New Leaf Project, we talk about church plants and new innovations in their infancy, but this episode we get to hear about something that was […]
Episode 54 of the New Leaf Project is here! On this episode of the podcast we hear from Keitha Ogbogu, Lead Pastor at Hampton Free Methodist Church in Saskatoon, SK. Keitha has been sharing her reflections with New Leaf from the beginning, through insightful blog posts on race in Canada, to a keynote speaker at […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]