Dr. Alex Sosler joined the Montreat College faculty in 2018 as an assistant professor of Bible and ministry. Prior to coming to Montreat, Dr. Sosler served as pastoral assistant at Cornerstone Church in Aurora, Ohio, and as an associate pastor at Milwood Baptist Church in Austin, Texas. He has an identity rooted deeply in the local church and sees his call to academia as a way to support and further the mission of local churches, which is God’s primary display of His glory to the nations.
Dr. Sosler is a graduate of Southern Evangelical Bible College (B.A. Religious Studies) and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and graduated with an Ed.D. from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in December 2018. His dissertation focuses on the teleological priorities of Christian higher education. His research interests are in the area of spiritual formation, education, and theology. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Professors in Christian Education.
Dr. Sosler is from Cleveland, Ohio, and cherishes all things Cleveland. He is married to Lauren and father to Mariela Grace (2 years old) and Auden Augustine (4 months old). Their home is committed to hospitality, which pairs well with their love of good coffee and good food. In his free time, he enjoys anything active, including soccer, basketball, running, and paddle-boarding.
Sosler, Alex. “The Prodigal Love and a Hermeneutic of Charity: How Grace Changes Learning.” Pro Rege (March 2020).
Sosler, Alex. “Education for Character: Reviewing Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life and David Brook’s Road to Character.” Reflection Magazine (Spring 2019).
Sosler, Alex. “With No Will, There is No Way: John Calvin on Education.” Symposium on Faith and Culture Conference at Baylor University (October 27, 2017).
Sosler, Alex. “Acts of Life for Life: Charity, Attention, and Commitment.” A Symposium on Faith and Vocation at Montreat College (November 6, 2018).
Sosler, Alex. “The Prodigal Love and a Hermeneutic of Charity: How Grace Changes Learning.” Prodigal Love of God Conference at Dordt College (March 2019).
Sosler, Alex. “A Hermeneutic of Charity: Intellectual Virtues from 1 Corinthians 13.” Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture at Baylor University (October 17, 2019).
Sosler, Alex; Frey, Brad; and Guthrie, David; and Martel, Keith. “Higher Education and Humanity: Revisiting Bruce Wilshire’s The Moral Collapse of the University, Thirty Years Hence.” Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture at Baylor University (October 17, 2019).