Larry Osborne served as the lead and then co-senior pastor at North Coast Church from 1980 until 2019. He now serves as a teaching pastor and elder, while continuing to provide executive leadership to various aspects of the ministry.
He is also an author and mentor to pastors and leaders around the nation. His discipleship books includeThriving in Babylon,Accidental Pharisees,A Contrarian’s Guide to Knowing God, and10 Dumb Things Smart Christians Believe. His leadership books includeSticky Teams, Sticky Church, Sticky Leaders, Mission Creep, The Unity FactorandLead Like a Shepherd.