Shared Leadership

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 5-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Larry Osborne and Chris Brown describe how shared leadership is different from a shared pulpit. Larry Osborne is one of the senior pastors at North Coast Church in Vista, California and the author of several books including Thriving in Babylon, Sticky Teams, and Accidental Pharisees. Chris Brown is one of the senior pastors at North Coat Church in Vista, California.   


Which of their points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Larry and Chris described shared leadership as shared platform and shared knowledge. Together, they lead their church as co-pastors to ensure their church can withstand transition and win for the kingdom. Consider what this leadership model might look like at your church.


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