Summary: In Sticky Church, author and pastor Larry Osborne makes the case that closing the back door of your church is even more important than opening the front door wider. He offers a time-tested strategy for doing so: sermon-based small groups that dig deeper into the weekend message and tightly velcro members to the ministry. Its a strategy that enabled Osbornes congregation to grow from a handful of people to one of the larger churches in the nationwithout any marketing ...show moreor special programming.
Sticky Church tells the inspiring story of North Coast Churchs phenomenal growth and offers practical tips for launching your own sermon-based small group ministry. Topics include:
Why stickiness is so important
Why most of our discipleship models dont work very well
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 for church leaders who want to start or retool their small group ministryand velcro their congregation to the Bible and each other ...show less