Alex Sosler is Assistant Professor of Bible and Ministry at Montreat College near Asheville, North Carolina. Prior to academia, served as a pastoral assistant at a church near Cleveland, Ohio, (his hometown) and as an associate pastor in Austin, Texas. Alex is married to Lauren and dad to Mariela, Auden, and Jude.
Robinson presents us with an encounter: a participatory, embodied experience; a blessed and broken reality; the sacraments. And from this encounter, we receive courageous eyes to see the precious things that have been placed in our hands and to honor them accordingly.
The whole mode of online education screams that now I must be the source of attraction. But I’m not entertaining. In fact, I’m pretty unentertaining. If you ask most of my students, they may even say I’m boring.
In the discussion of minimalism, I want to suggest it’s less about what’s in your home than what your home is used for. It’s not what you don’t have in your home, but the people you do. It’s not the values you say you believe, but your disposition towards your neighbor and to things.