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
Salvation in Your Final Hour
Tuesday May 22, 2018christian life •
Can you be saved from your sins and receive eternal life on your deathbed? Does it even count?
This Mother’s Day
Tuesday May 8, 2018christian life • family • parenting • relationships •
As a pastor preparing to preach on this special day, I’m very conscious of the fact that not everyone shares in the same joy that I have when thinking about Mother’s Day.
St. Augustine: The Pear Thief
Thursday April 26, 2018christian life •
Stealing pears to give to hogs may not seem like a major sin compared to countless horrendous acts through world history. However, this “small” sin gave an excellent read on his (and our) heart.
Silence in Seattle
Tuesday April 10, 2018christian life •
God accomplishes and teaches more in 60 seconds of silence than what anyone could gain in 60 hours of theological research.
Going On and On About the Love of God
Thursday March 1, 2018christian life •
Over the past couple of years I’ve often been asked whether or not I believe in repentance or the pursuit of holiness because I talk so frequently about the love, grace, and compassion of almighty God.
Jesus: Friend of Sinners & Saints
Thursday January 18, 2018relationships •
Christian, are you a friend of sinners? And I don’t mean like are you a friend of unbelievers simply for the sake of trying to convert them.
Three Keys to Authentic Friendship
Tuesday December 26, 2017christian life •
When Solomon speaks of friendship, he does not speak in terms of economics, contracts, or score-keeping. He doesn’t think of competition or nit-picking. He uses the language of love.
Who is Christmas For?
Tuesday December 19, 2017incarnation • jesus •
With so many ideas, religions, worldviews, and so on… It can be challenging to remember who Christmas is for.