Larry Osborne is one of the Senior Pastors at North Coast Church in Vista, California and the Founder of the North Coast Training Network. Under his leadership, North Coast has grown from 128 to over 12,000 in weekend worship attendance. Recognized as one of the most innovative churches in the country, North Coast pioneered the use of Video Worship Venues and is one of the leaders in the Multi-Site movement with 45 worship options on five local campuses. In addition, participation in their sermon-based small groups (a lecture-lab model that digs deeper into the weekend sermon) is over 92% of their average weekend adult attendance. Larry's books include: Thriving in Babylon, Accidental Pharisees, 10 Dumb Things Smart Christians Believe, Spirituality for the Rest of Us, Mission Creep, Sticky Teams, Sticky Church, Sticky Leaders, and The Unity Factor.


Workshop Session 2: Why Some Teams Win and Most Don't
Healthy and unified leadership teams don't just happen. They have to be created AND maintained. Join the author of STICKY TEAMS as we explore what it takes to get the right people, in the right place, doing the right things as well as how to overcome the structures and traditions that unintentionally sabotage unity, why guarding the gate is so important, and how to make sure your young eagles can fly.
Time: Wednesday, 8:45 – 9:45am
Location: Faith Hall - Room 301G

Workshop Session 3: Slamming the Back Door Shut
The fact is, if you can't keep them, you can't disciple them. In this session we'll explore what it takes to slam the back door shut and to make sure that those who move on are "sent out" not merely "lost out the back door."
Time: Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:00pm
Location: Worship Center - Room 124

Workshop Session 4: Six Things That Have Changed Everything About Ministry Today and Tomorrow
Sometimes the obvious is so obvious that we miss it. In this session we'll explore six of the most powerful cultural changes that no visiting missionary from a foreign land would miss – but most American church planters and pastors have yet to notice.
Time: Wednesday, 2:30 – 3:30pm
Location: Worship Center - Room 124

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