Larry Osborne

Larry Osborne, an Outreach magazine consulting editor, is one of the senior pastors at North Coast Church in Vista, California, where he has served since 1980. He is the author of several books, most recently, Lead Like a Shepherd: The Secret to Leading Well (Thomas Nelson).

What’s Next for the Church?

You can shut the building, but you can't stop the church.

The Wisdom of Outsiders

3 Big Ideas That Changed the Course of Our Ministry

Are We Shepherds or Hirelings?

Ministry begins when we learn and live the difference.

Why Not All Christians Should Aspire to Be Leaders

We've conflated discipleship with leadership development, but they are not rungs on the same ladder. Here's why.

A Contrarian’s Guide to Knowing God

Larry Osborne: Spirituality for the Rest of Us

Becoming a Compassionate Shepherd

An essential role of a spiritual leader is adapting to the fears and weaknesses of their flock with compassion.