Alex Sosler

Alex Sosler
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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.

Recent Essays

The Instrumentalization of the Liberal Arts

The liberal arts aren’t for some utilitarian purpose; they’re to free young people to love rightly.

Failing in a Pandemic

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.

The Classroom as a Welcoming Space

If we have all the knowledge in the world but have not love, the apostle Paul says, then we’re as annoying as a banging cymbal. It’s no wonder students wouldn’t want to listen to us.

Waiting, Seeing, and Receiving

Advent is a reminder that God has not forgotten—that He is faithful to His promises, that we're not left to our own devices, that he hears and knows.

The Temptation of Minimalism and Excess: A Simple Home in an Abundant World

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.