2019|01 – Winter LEAD Event – “Connecting Beyond Culture” (Pyke | Robertson | Siebert)

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Winter LEAD Event 2019

"Connecting Beyond Culture"
- New Leaf Network (Pyke | Robertson | Siebert)

Jared Siebert from New Leaf Canada was the main guest presenter along with Elle Pyke and Jamie Robertson. Together they helped us address the challenge of being transformational leaders with incarnational churches in the Canadian culture.

Recording Date: January 16th, 2019
Recoding Location: The Meeting House

Speaker: Elle Pyke

Project Manager

Elle is the Program Manager at The New Leaf Network and a Lay Minister with the Free Methodist Church of Canada. Elle has served on the board of number of organizations such as Women Powering Technology Global, TEDxWaterlooWomen and The Christian Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization. She loves spending time with friends and family, the great outdoors and all things New Leaf.

Speaker: Jamie Robertson


James Tyler Robertson (Ph.D. McMaster Divinity College) is the Creative Producer of Online Learning & Professor of Christian History at Tyndale Seminary. His areas of research are religion in war and cultural studies as they pertain to faith. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on the role of religion in Canadian culture. In addition to this, his forthcoming book titled A Good Fight: The Religious War of 1812. Dr. Roberston is a frequent speaker at both academic and popular conferences regarding the impact of religion on culture and vice versa.

Speaker: Jared Siebert

Idea Leader

Jared Siebert, currently serves as the National Director for Church Development for the Free Methodist Church in Canada and author of Gutsy: (Mis)Adventures in Canadian Church Planting. His main responsibility is to prepare the denomination to respond to the massive cultural change that churches are facing. He accomplishes this through the planting of new kinds of churches and by developing sustained health and contextual conversations at the local church level designed to bring churches face to face with their mission.

Watch the Sessions:

  • Introduction: 
    “Connecting Beyond Culture” – Jared Siebert

  • Session 1
    – Elle Pyke & Jared Siebert

  • Session 1: 
    “Q&A” – Jared Siebert

  • Session 2
    “A Brief Canadian History” – Jamie Robertson

  • Session 2: 
    “Q&A” – Jamie Robertson

  • Session 3: 
    “Games, Midwifery and Stories” – Elle Pyke & Jared Siebert

  • Session 4: 
    “Unexpected Moves of the Holy Spirit” – Jared Siebert

  • Conclusion:
    – Jared Siebert