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Jim Garlow

Jim Garlow

Jim is a fearless advocate for biblical truth, whether it is confronting the issue of religious freedom or same-sex marriage to making biblical truth practical in everyday life.

His deep concern for our nation results in a passionate voice of both instruction and inspiration.  Mixing an informed perspective on the past with a clear understanding of present-day culture, Jim Garlow brings insightful daily commentary in his radio feature, "The Garlow Perspective."

For over 20 years Jim Garlow has served as Senior Pastor of the historic Skyline Church in LaMesa, CA., with worship attendance more than 3500 each week.

He's written a number of books including his best-selling Cracking Da Vinci's Code, Miracles Are for Real, and in September 2012, "Heaven and the After Life."  He's a graduate of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, and has a Master of Arts degree from Southern Nazarene, the Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary and a Master of Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Historical Theology from Drew University.

Jim is regularly sought for his commentary by major networks and national talk shows for his biblical view on issues hotly debated in the national media.

Jim was married to Carol, his partner in ministry for over 40 years, and parented four children, now adults.  Jim and Carol openly shared their journey battling Carol's cancer as an encouragement to others right up to the time of her death.

On January 11, 2014, Jim married Rosemary Schindler at the church Jim pastors in San Diego--surrounded by their immediate families and hundreds of church and ministry friends sharing in their celebration of God's gift.