Bishop Darlingston G. Johnson, D.Min., D.D., is Senior Pastor of Bethel World Outreach Church in Silver Spring, Maryland—a multicultural congregation of 2,500 members from 45 nations. He is the Presiding Prelate of Bethel World Outreach Ministries International—a global organization of more 200 churches, schools, and para-church ministries with over 22,000 members in 24 nations, and is the Founder and CEO of Frontline Ministerial Alliance.
Bishop Johnson also serves in a number of other leadership capacities in various cutting-edge organizations. He is the Assistant Presiding Bishop and Director of Missions and Outreach of the Kingdom Council of Interdependent Christian Churches and Ministries, Chairman of the Board of International Gospel Outreach Ministries, Vice-chairman for the Africa Leadership Congress and Executive Board member of the Awakening America Alliance.
A scholar, Bishop Johnson holds earned Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Oral Roberts University (Tulsa, Oklahoma) and Phillips University (Enid, Oklahoma) respectively. In 2009, Bishop received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity degree from St. Thomas Christian College (Jacksonville, Florida).
A diligent servant of God, he is committed to winning the lost, making disciples, planting churches, and developing Christian leaders. He has preached God’s Word in scores of nations around the world.
Bishop Johnson is the author of several books; Light For Your Journey: Essential Building Blocks for a Successful Life, Anointed for the Marketplace, This One Thing I Do, and Good-bye Worry.
He is married to Pastor Chrys Johnson, M.A., his partner in life and ministry.