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, Western Seminary. He’s passionate about people meeting Jesus, growing in their faith, the Sounders, and cooking. Find out more over at his blog paearly.orgPersonal Site
Books by Alex Early
Articles By Alex Early
Jesus is Not
Tuesday March 19, 2019christian life •
Jesus is not going to stop loving me.
Jesus is not like me.
Jesus loves me.
A Brief Theology of Serving
Thursday February 21, 2019
When our eyes are fixed on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith (Heb. 12:1-3) rather than keeping score with others, we’ll actually enjoy serving because it is in serving that we sense the nearness of our Savior.
The Vice of Busyness
Tuesday February 5, 2019pain & suffering • relationships •
The Bible never speaks favorably of the busyness that I and so many like me are prone to wander into.
You Are Cleansed, Clothed, and Comforted
Tuesday January 15, 2019christian life •
Because the gospel is true, we don’t just hope for cleansing, wish that we could be covered, and dream about being comforted somewhere far off in the distant future.
I Still Need You, Jesus
Thursday January 3, 2019christian life •
Just before he shows us our need, he summons us to “abide in him” (John 15:4). When Jesus tells us to abide in him he’s essentially inviting us into a space of holy familiarity.
Who is Christmas For?
Thursday December 6, 2018incarnation • jesus •
With so many ideas, religions, worldviews, and so on… It can be challenging to remember who Christmas is for.
Yelling at God
Tuesday November 6, 2018christian life • pain & suffering •
Christians are to turn first and most often to God to declare, complain, and pour out our troubles.
Brennan Manning Asks 15 Questions to Examine the Conscience
Thursday October 4, 2018christian life •
I’m slowly reading through Brennan Manning’s very first book, Prophets and Lovers: In Search of the Holy Spirit. Like everything he wrote, it is wonderful. I heard him mention these questions in sermons on a number of occasions. Seeing them again this morning… well… they’re as sobering as they ever were.