Dr. Jim Garlow is the Senior Pastor at Skyline Church in San Diego, California and is heard daily on over 800 radio outlets in his one-minute commentary, “The Garlow Perspective.” Jim Garlow came to national attention in 2008 for his leadership role in organizing religious groups to support California Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage. He has done over 900 radio, TV and print interviews, national and local, covering a wide-range of historical, theological, and political topics.
In 2013, Jim Garlow became the radio spokesperson for Alliance Defending Freedom as part of The Garlow Perspective broadcast commentary.
Alliance Defending Freedom is a non-profit legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith.
He graduated from Drew University (Ph.D. in historical theology), Princeton Theological Seminary (Master of Theology), Asbury Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity), Southern Nazarene University (B.A. & M.A.), Oklahoma Wesleyan University (A.A.).
His co-authored book Cracking Da Vinci’s Code became No.17 on the New York Times Bestsellers List. A related book, The Da Vinci CodeBreaker, a dictionary with over 500 key Da Vinci Code related terms, went on to become a bestseller.
The Secret Revealed, an expose on the New Age The Secret, was released in July 2007. He co-authored Heaven and the Afterlife in 2009, which was followed by the 2010 release of Encountering Heaven and the Afterlife and in 2011, the release of Miracles Are For Real.
Other books include How God Saved Civilization(re-released as God And His People,) A Christian’s Response to Islam, The Covenant, Partners in Ministry, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership Tested by Time and God Still Heals. Jim’s books have been translated into nearly a dozen languages.
Jim was married to his late wife Carol Garlow for 42 years prior to her passing. In 2014, he married Rosemary Schindler. They have eight children and nine grandchildren.