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Next Level Workshops

These role based workshops are perfect for pastors looking to hone their craft and take their ministry to the next level. Our small class size and lecture-lab model create the perfect environment for interaction and learning. With key North Coast practitioners as presenters, you’ll leave with practical, nuts-and-bolts information that you can take home and immediately translate in to growth for your ministry.


Designed for Pastors & Directors of Small Groups Ministry

Presenter: Philip Byers, Pastor, Coach and Ministry Consultant 

Join Philip Byers, coach and ministry consultant with more than 10 years of experience for a 6-week virtual cohort on what it takes to organize your small groups ministry for support, scalability, & structure.

Whether your church has 10 or 10,000 groups the practices of a Small Group Pastor are the same. In this cohort you will learn the 5 practices to help you develop and maintain a healthy small group ministry for your context. You will also get the opportunity for shared learning and discussion among a group of 6-10 peers.

There are two cohorts available:

  • Single Campus Churches & Multi-Site Churches

To register, select an option below

Workshop Specifics

  • Content presented by North Coast Pastor, Coach and Ministry Consultant Philip Byers.
  • Customize a plan for your small group ministry to grow and retain members.
  • Cohort provides ample one on one attention and peer to peer learning.

Single Site Churches | Wednesdays | 9AM-10AM PST 

  • May 26th
    Intro, Define Purpose & End in Mind
  • June 2nd
    Practice 1: Connect
  • June 9th
    Practice 2: Recruit
  • June 16th
    Practice 3: Train
  • June 23rd
    Practice 4: Monitor
  • June 30th
    Practice 5: Support

Breaking Barriers to Small Group Growth

Designed for Pastors & Directors of Small Groups Ministry

More dates coming soon!

Presenters: Dave Enns & Ned Mervich, Life Group Pastors

This workshop is applicable to any small group model you may be using and will address the five common barriers to help your small group ministry grow. At the workshop you will create an implementable game plan to help you effectively recruit, train, and retain within your unique ministry content.

Workshop Specifics

  • Content presented by North Coast Pastors, Dave Enns & Ned Mervich
  • Implementable game plan to achieve Next Level results in your small group ministry
  • Virtual Workshop consists of a 2-hour session each day

What Leaders are Saying

Ryan Martinez, Christ Place Church

“I LOVE how intimate the setting was. This could have easily been a conference that HUNDREDS of ministry leaders could attend at one time, but you intentionally keep it smaller and more intimate. This is so very valuable. This workshop is invaluable to anyone trying to establish and grow a small group ministry.”

Alex Berger, Summit Christian Church

“I like getting to seen an existing successful ministry model and have the facilitators available to teach and answer questions.

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Larry on Leadership 101: It Starts at the Top, Six Secrets of a Healthy & Effective Governing Board

Designed for Senior & Executive Pastors

More dates coming soon!

Presenter: Larry Osborne, Lead Pastor

Join Larry Osborne for a 3-session virtual workshop on what it takes to lead a church team well.

Whether you call them elders or a board of directors, the keys to developing and maintaining a healthy church governance structure are always the same. In this workshop you’ll learn the six secrets and what it takes to get the right people, with the right training, doing the right things.

Since our focus is on leadership at the highest levels of church ministry, this workshop is designed for Senior and Executive Pastors only.

What Leaders are Saying

Tyler Drewitz, Ridgeline Church

“Access to hearing straight from Larry and his overall very vulnerable approach. North Coast in general and Larry in particular does a great job of presenting the philosophy behind the methods to empower leaders to effectively lead their churches. So many conferences have a 'do it like us if you want to be awesome' attitude, but your approach truly embraces 'planting the church that you want to go to ' by helping us understand the why without forcing the what down our throats. Thank you!”

Brian Pursley, Lakeside Community Church

“The access to Larry who has so much success, wisdom, and insight without the ego that normally accompanies those things.

Preaching for Discipleship & Life Change

Designed for Teaching Pastors

More dates coming soon!

Presenter: Larry Osborne, Lead Pastor

Discover the crucial differences between preaching for applause and preaching for life change, why theological depth and real-life application are not mutually exclusive, how to see those all-too-familiar texts with fresh eyes, and perhaps most importantly, how to become a better you instead of a poor imitation of your favorite preachers.

What Leaders are Saying

Diana Mescher, Cornerstone Church, AZ

“The practice examples, the quick explanation of HOW to use the tools. It was fast-moving, very practical, and painted a picture of how to use each tool. I headed home with a list of very concrete tools to implement or create in my own context.

Also, the accessibility of Larry [Osborne]. Thanks for being available for questions and conversations. The conversation with, and the lived-out examples of your values was impacting.”

Jerry Philips, Sr. Pastor, Scripture is Alive Ministry

“...Pastor that is far beyond where God will take me, willing to show me how to be a better communicator, Pastor, and Husband. Priceless! Perfect two days!