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LARRY OSBORNE

The Forgotten Side Of Leadership

I find that one of the most common missing ingredients in the leaders I work with is adequate training.

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Keep It Simple!

My son Nathan recently came across an interesting Harvard Business Review blog (HBR Network). It contained an article by a David Silverman, a business writing professor, decrying the fact that we’ve lost the art of clarity and replaced it with the rubble of verbosity.

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Is It Wrong To Aspire Greatness – To Seek To Be First?

I find it strange that so many Christians fear ambition. Aspirations to greatness and the drive to be first are often cast as sinful expressions of pride and an ego out of control.

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Whatever Happend To Common Sense?

It seems to me that many leaders in our modern-day corporations, businesses, and government bureaucracies have lost touch with common sense and a reasoned ethical compass.

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Prayer’s Conundrum: Does God Hold Off The Rain So Our Party Can Be A Success?

I’m looking forward to hosting something called the K-Club this Monday through Wednesday.

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SHOULD A PASTOR KNOW WHO GIVES WHAT? (Facts & Assumptions)

One subject that’s always good for a little controversy is a discussion of whether or not a pastor should have access to congregational giving records.

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A VIDEO VENUE & MULTI-SITE UPDATE

Much has changed since the concept of video venues and multi-site churches burst onto the scene in the late 1990’s. What was initially considered a wacky idea has become the new normal – especially among fast growing and larger churches.

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MAKING ROOM AT THE TOP: Why Young Eagles Don’t Stay

In high school, I noticed a strange phenomenon. The freshmen got smaller every year. It was really weird.

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IS THERE SUCH A THING AS FAITH WITHOUT OBEDIENCE?

At North Coast Church I’ve long used the word picture of giving the steering wheel of our life over to Jesus to describe what it means to become a follower of Christ.

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