If you want your church to grow, closing the back door might be more important than opening the front door wider! Osborne offers time-tested strategies for doing just that. Learn why he believes most discipleship models aren't effective; why small groups make churches honest; what makes congregations grow deeper and "stickier"; and more. 208 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 208 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2008 Dimensions: 8 X 5.31 (inches)
The greatest challenge facing most churches today isnt getting people through the front door---its keeping them from leaving through the back door. In his new book, Larry Osborne reveals what it takes to cultivate a sticky church and reveals the strategy of sermon-based small groups to retain members while leading your church into even deeper levels of discipleship.
Larry Osborne is a teaching pastor at North Coast Church in northern San Diego County. North Coast is widely recognized as one of the most influential and innovative churches in America. Osborne speaks extensively on the subjects of leadership and spiritual formation. His books include Sticky Teams, Sticky Church, 10 Dumb Things Smart Christians Believe, and Spirituality for the Rest of Us. He and his wife, Nancy, live in Oceanside, California.