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.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
The New Leaf Podcast is back! Episode 32 is here. In this episode, Jared & Elle talk about all the exciting things that are happening in 2017 at the New Leaf Network. There are Learning Parties happening at the local level. Conferences happening at the National level. And as always Church Plant Design Shops happening […]
In this episode Elle and Jared take some time to think back on all that has gone on in the New Leaf Network in 2016 and we take a look at all we have to look forward to in 2017!
Episode 30 of the New Leaf Project is here, part two of our interview with Mark Groleau. This week we continue our chat with fellow podcaster and starter Mark Groleau, of Abundant Toronto. In part two of our conversation with Mark, we discuss the idea of living a questionable life, making your neighborhood your parish […]
Episode 29 of the New Leaf Project is here! This week we talk with fellow podcaster and starter Mark Groleau, of Abundant Toronto. In part one of our two part conversation with Mark, he shares with us his fascinating journey of faith, his church planting experiment with the Wiki God Podcast and his current project, […]
Episode 28 of the New Leaf Project is here, part two of our interview with Linda Ambrose! There was a time in Canada when women were a large part of church planting in the Canadian Pentecostal movement. Early in the 20th century, Pentecostal women were hand picked, trained, promoted and encouraged to plant churches and […]
Episode 27 of the New Leaf Project is here! There was a time in Canada when women were a large part of church planting in the Canadian Pentecostal movement. Early in the 20th century, Pentecostal women were hand picked, trained, promoted and encouraged to plant churches and make disciples. These women planted hundreds of churches across […]
In the last two decades a gutsy group of Canadian church planters have taken the plunge. In 2008, the documentary “One Size Fits All?” sought to capture this movement and 19 Christian communities that represented a brave exploration of new