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 41 – A Year of Living Prayerfully – Jared Brock

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 […]


Ep 39 – The Religious ‘Nones’ in Canada – Professor Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme

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 […]


Ep38 – Planting churches, starting FaithTech & bridging the gap – James Kelly

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. […]


Ep37 – Slow, incarnational, neighborhood church planting in Quebec – Preston Pouteaux & Tim Keener

Episode 37 of the New Leaf Project is here! In this episode, we hear from content contributor Preston Pouteaux and Tim Keener. Tim is a church planter with the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada in Montreal Quebec. Tim shares about what it is like starting a church plant in Montreal, what it means to have […]


Ep36 – Beekeeping, church planting, & becoming a neighborhood enthusiast – Preston Pouteaux

  Episode 36 of the New Leaf Project is here! In this episode, we spend time with our friend and content contributor, Preston Pouteaux. He is the pastor at Lake Ridge Community Church in Chestermere Alberta and is also a beekeeper, neighborhood enthusiast, columnist & theologian. Preston shares about his upcoming book, his love of […]


Ep35 – Future Landscapes: Surveillance – Professor David Lyon

This episode is our first in a series of episodes about “Future Landscapes.” In the Future Landscapes Series, we invite starters and planters to begin to consider not only “what is” going on in our contexts but where our lives might be heading. In this episode, we explore the world of government and corporate surveillance. […]


Ep34 – Ministry to Millennials – Jason Tripp & Dave Lombardo

Episode 34 of the New Leaf Project is here! As the landscape of culture and religion continues to shift in Canada, it is important we maintain a healthy understanding of youth culture, the reasons for the rise of the Nones and the Dones and creating a culture in our churches that welcomes honest questioning and […]


Ep33 – Toronto Learning Party – Bernard Tam & Joe Abbey-Colborne

Episode 33 of the New Leaf Project is here! Our friends and Toronto church planters, Bernard Tam & Joe Abbey-Colborne are hosting a Learning Party on April 1st in Toronto at Sanctuary Church. In this episode, they share about the upcoming event, what it’s like to plant a church in Toronto and what it means […]