Dr. Larry Osborne has served as one of the senior pastors at North Coast Church in Vista, California since 1980. He has helped oversee the growth of the church from a fledgling group of 128 meeting in a rented school, to a multi-site ministry that reaches over 11,000 in weekend attendance.
Larry has a passion for leadership, spiritual formation and discipleship. As a nationally-recognized trainer of leaders and pastors, and church planters, he travels extensively, speaking at conferences and mentoring events. His books include: Innovation's Dirty Little Secret, Sticky Teams, Sticky Church, Accidental Pharisees, Mission Creep, 10 Dumb Things Smart Christians Believe, Spirituality for The Rest of Us and The Unity Factor.
Larry holds both a Master of Divinity and Doctorate degree from Talbot Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Nancy, live in Oceanside, CA. They have three married children.