Alex Early

Jesus befriended and redeemed Alex when he was 15 years old in Georgia where he grew up and later planted his first church, Four Corners Church. Aside from church planting, Alex has also served as preaching pastor and lead pastor at two larger churches on the West Coast, and has authored two books, “The Reckless Love of God” and  “The New Believers Guide to the Christian Faith.” He has been married to his amazing wife Jana for nearly thirteen years. They have two children, Tovah and Jude. Alex holds a BA, Christian Studies, North Greenville University, M.Div. specialization in Christian Thought Theology, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, M.A. Aspects of Biblical Interpretation, London School of Theology, and is a Doctor of Intercultural Studies (Candidate), at Western Seminary. He’s passionate about people meeting Jesus, growing in their faith, the Sounders, and cooking. Find out more over at his blog

Books by Alex Early

Articles By Alex Early

God Seriously Loves You!

Tuesday August 22, 2017

grace 101

The entire message of the Bible is a message of grace, hope, forgiveness, and love – all unearned, ill deserved, and completely without condition! The love of God is reckless, pervasive, and unstoppable.

The Peach Jolly Rancher

Thursday June 15, 2017

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Do you remember your first Jolly Rancher? The candy that could make your day or break your teeth is one that I’ll never forget. It’s funny being 36 years old and a father of two that somehow lately memories that have been tucked away in the outskirts of my mind are being dislodged. Some are painful, some are beautiful, and some are just plain fun. This one’s fun.

The World to Which He Came

Thursday May 18, 2017

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What kind of world do you think Jesus came to? This is so important for so many reasons. Because of time, space, and the countless fairytales you’ve heard throughout your life, you might be tempted to overlook the fact that the Jesus of Nazareth actually came to this world. The real world.

Jesus Isn’t Superman

Thursday April 13, 2017

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But Jesus isn’t Superman. In Christianity, Jesus not only saves us, but remains with us and takes on the role of being our Lord for every moment of every day starting with the present moment and extending throughout all eternity. Lordship implies that someone else is in charge, leading, and in total control.

Covenant > Contract

Thursday February 16, 2017

God didn’t draft a contract with Abram or with you. God entered a covenant, saying, “I’m committed to your good no matter how many times you fail, how many times you break my heart. I will lovingly abide with you through unmet expectations. I will bleed for this.”

Healing our Image of God as Father

Thursday January 21, 2016

christian life family pain & suffering relationships

Many people grew up with an abusive father, negligent father, or an absent father. For some, tragedy struck and our fathers died way too early leaving some questions unanswered, conflicts unresolved, and memories never made. Thus, for countless squirming saints in the Church, the idea of having or even wanting an intimate relationship with God as “Father” is not only incomprehensible; it is altogether repulsive.