Dr. Larry Osborne has served as a Senior Pastor and Teaching Pastor at North Coast Church 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 9,500 in weekend attendance.
Larry is also an author and a nationally recognized trainer of pastors. His books include ACCIDENTAL PHARISEES, 10 DUMB THINGS SMART CHRISTIANS BELIEVE, SPIRITUALITY FOR THE REST OF US, INNOVATION'S DIRTY LITTLE SECRET, STICKY CHURCH, STICKY TEAMS, and THE UNITY FACTOR. He travels extensively speaking at conferences and mentoring pastors, leaders and church planters across the country.
Larry holds both a Master of Divinity degree and a Doctorate from Talbot Theological Seminary. He and his wife Nancy live in Oceanside. They have three grown and married children.