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LARRY OSBORNE

WHY CULTURE IS NOT AN ACCURATE SCORECARD

In my last post (Why I’m Pumped about the Future of the American Church) I pointed out that most of those who bash the state of the church today don’t understand what the early church was really like.

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WHY I’M PUMPED ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THE AMERICAN CHURCH

It’s fashionable to decry the current state of Christianity in America. But frankly, I don’t buy it.

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JUST RELEASED – My Latest Book

Over the years, I’ve focused my teaching and writing ministry on two broad categories: Leadership and Spiritual Formation.

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TIME or TASK? How Many Hours Should Staff Members Work? [Take 2]

In my last post, I pointed out that asking how many hours a staff member should work is asking the wrong question – and worse, it’s a question with two different right answers.

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TIME or TASK? How Many Hours Should Staff Members Work? [Take 1]

I’m surprised how often both business leaders and pastors ask me about the number of hours they should expect out of a salaried staff member. The answer is a coin with two sides.

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A WINE & CHEESE VENUE?

As most of you know, North Coast Church offers a ton of worship options and styles each weekend. Currently members of our congregation can choose from 23 different local worship venues (with 16 unique styles and settings).

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THEY’RE PICKETING MY CHURCH! WWJD?

Well, I guess I’ve seen it all now. Without any notice or any previous contact with our church, the local carpenters’ union has decided to wage a public protest in front of our church.

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PARK ‘N RIDE POSSE: “Ride With Me” Don’cha

Each weekend North Coast Church needs nearly 500 cars to park offsite and use one of our shuttle buses in order to avoid turning people away.

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MULTISITE CHURCHES: Two Things No One Seems To Have Noticed

Full disclosure – I’m a flag waving member of the multisite movement. I pastor a multisite church. But I’ve noticed two limitations that even the strongest proponents and harshest critics of video venues and the multisite movement seem to have missed.

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