In sticky church osborne writes about a simple strategic process for developing a small group ministry that is extremely effective in assimilating attenders and new comers in the church and helping them become connected and committed to making and multiplying fully devoted followers of christ for the longhaul. Larry osborne, lead pastor, north coast church keynote. A sticky church is a church where people stick or stay because they immediately become convinced and unified around the vision. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read sticky church. In his new book, larry osborne reveals what it takes to cultivate a sticky church and reveals the strategy of sermonbased small groups to retain members while leading your church. There are plenty of ways to get people to come to church. It is his churchs primary method of closing the back door. Sticky church leadership network innovation series book 6. North coast is widely recognized as one of the most influential and. Sticky church is an ideal book for church leaders who want to start or retool their small group ministryand velcro their congregation to the bible and each other about the author 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. Sticky teams download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi.
Many of our churches seem more like teflon than velcro. Buy a cheap copy of sticky church leadership network. Senior pastor larry osborne describes the approach in a new book, sticky church zondervan, 2008, a book in the leadership network innovation series. Sticky faith resources the following books and films are designed to help you implement our sticky faith insights in your ministry and home. I just finished a book summary on sticky church by larry osborne. Sticky church is a book written to help churches close their back door. Listen to sticky church audiobook by larry osborne and.
Its a great read with some key principles on ways to keep people connected to the church. Sticky church ebook by larry osborne 9780310312994. A little more than a year ago, i attended a webinar hosted by larry osborne that surrounded the topic of his new book at the time, sticky church, and i was blown away by the great information. So when i began to study small groups, it was on the top of my todo list. This is an ideal book for church leaders who want to start or retool their small group ministry and velcro their congregation to the bible and each other. Zondervan author, larry osborne, discusses how to make your church sticky. Sticky church tells the inspiring story of north coast churchs phenomenal growth and offers practical tips for launching your own sermonbased small group ministry.
Sticky church is an ideal book for church leaders who want to start or retool their small group ministryand velcro their congregation to the bible and each other about the author. As the pastor of a megachurch in san diego, one of the quickest growing regions in california. Sermonbased small groups keep people from exiting the. The groups do this by bringing people together in small groups who study the past weeks sermons and push the application of the sermons into the corners of the peoples lives. Lets face it, there are plenty of ways to get people to come to church. Its a strategy that enabled osbornes congregation to grow from a. But dont only buy one copy of this book buy several and pass it along to your key church leaders. Sticky church quotes for those of you who have read, simple church may i recommend another great book. Sticky church tells the inspiring story of north coast church \s phenomenal wordofmouth growth and offers practical tips for launching your own sermonbased small group ministry. Sticky church by larry osborne and maurice england. These appendices along are worth the price of the book. At north coast, discipleship is best played out through sermonbased small groups. Sticky church is about small groups that are meant to facilitate deep and lasting friendships among the individual church members.
Sticky church is not about maintaining attendance, its not about filling the auditorium, its not about finding a cure all for your church growth woes it is about making disciples. Osborne speaks extensively on the subjects of leadership and spiritual formation. Sticky church leadership network innovation series. Why small groups always make a church more honest and transparent what makes groups grow deeper and sticker over time sticky church is an ideal book. If you want your church to grow, closing the back door might be more important than opening the front door wider. Sticky faith resources offer a theological framework along with a host of practical relationship and programming ideas that develop longterm faith in teenagers. These helps range from writing great questions to leader training topics. Part 1 the sticky church advantage chapter 1 sticky church talks about the front door getting people to visit your church being highly overrated. Osborne says the church has maintained a ratio of 80 percent of their adult weekend attendance in small groups. The sticky church concept is about discipleship, osborne stressed, not church growth. The christian church has a long tradition of systematic theology, that is, of studying biblical teaching on centrally important doctrines such as the word of god, redemption, and jesus christ.
His books include sticky church, 10 dumb things smart christians believe, and spirituality for the rest of us. In sticky church, author and pastor larry osborne makes the case tha. In sticky church, author and pastor larry osborne makes the case that closing the back door of your church is even. Earlier this summer, our friends at the leadership network sent us a pregalley of larry osbornes latest book, sticky church. There are eights appendices which will assist church leaders in developing sermon based small groups. Osborne identifies the characteristics of a unified body of people working toward health and longterm effectiveness. In osbornes church in vista, california a suburb of san diego 80% of church attenders over 7,000 adults become committed to their small groups. In sticky church, author and pastor larry osborne makes the case that. Osborne has found small groups to currently be the most. Sticky church is an ideal book for church leaders who want to start or retool their small group ministry and velcro their congregation to the bible and each other.
Sticky church tells the inspiring story of north coast church s phenomenal growth and offers practical tips for launching your own sermonbased small group ministry. Sticky church, close the back door church marketing sucks. The last half of the book is why sermonbased small groups make a church sticky. There is also a study guide which one can use when this book is read and discussed by a team. Many books written on church health and growth provide. Sticky teams is a brilliant book that every ministry leader should be required to read before accepting an appointment on a board, a staff or as a pastor. Far too many churches are content to get crowds to walk through their front door, but they. His books include sticky teams, sticky church, 10 dumb things smart christians believe, and spirituality for the rest of us. Up until now, i have for no good reason avoided reading sticky teams by larry osborne.207 216 25 387 201 849 903 605 1299 1661 364 1478 726 817 1151 873 1065 616 660 1131 262 153 928 1017 840 250 552 1201 1238 1048 961