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Publisher's Summary

Serving as a church leader can be a tough assignment. Whatever your role, odds are you’ve known your share of the frustration, conflict, and disillusionment that comes with silly turf battles, conflicting vision, and marathon meetings. No doubt, you’ve asked yourself, “How did it get this way?”
With practical and accessible wisdom, Larry Osborne explains how it got this way. He exposes the hidden roadblocks, structures, and goofy thinking that sabotage even the best intentioned teams. Then, with time-tested and proven strategies, he shows what it takes to get (and keep) a board, staff, and congregation on the same page.
Whatever your situation; from start-up phase, to mid-sized, to megachurch, Osborne has been there. As the pastor of North Coast Church, he’s walked his board, staff, and congregation through the process. Now, with warm encouragement and penetrating insights, he shares his secrets to building and maintaining a healthy and unified ministry team that sticks together for the long haul.
©2010 Larry Osborne (P)2010 Zondervan
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By dana ciaramitaro on 03-24-17

Very good church leadership book

Larry has clearly worked through many mistakes to arrive at the biblical wisdom in his book. While I may not agree with every perspective, overall it reads like a Spirit-lead body of helpful insights. Highly recommend.

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By Bebot Sente on 02-15-17

A Must Book For Leaders

This is a must book to read for young leaders who wants to avoid disaster in their church leadership team as well as for seasoned leaders who wants to polish their skills.

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