Bishop Garlington’s preaching and teaching ministry, known for its humor and deep insight, has made him a popular speaker at many national conferences in addition to being the senior pastor of Covenant Church in Pittsburg, PA and the presiding bishop for a network of churches and ministries. Bishop Garlington regularly consults for pastors, churches and organizations that are eager to develop similar models of racial reconciliation and healing.
Bishop Garlington is an accomplished musician, recording artist, author and scholar, whose work touches thousands through radio and TV, through his weekly television broadcast, Something Fresh, through national and international conferences, through albums, books and articles. He is internationally recognized in the religious community for his work and ministry in many churches in South Africa since 1979.
He is married to Barbara Williams Garlington, and together they share responsibility for seven children, thirteen grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and one great-grandson.