Darrell Johnson has been preaching the gospel since 1970, serving as Senior Pastor of a number of Presbyterian churches in California, and of Union Church of Manila during the so-called "People Power Revolution." In the fall of 2000, he accepted an appointment to the faculty of Regent College as Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology. He taught preaching, worship, pastoral theology, and biblical spirituality. In September 2009, he left Regent College to serve as Senior Minister at the historic First Baptist Church in downtown Vancouver. He is currently the Director of the Centre for Preaching at Carey Theological College. Darrell Johnson has authored a number of books, including Experiencing the Trinity (now translated into French and Korean), Fifty-Seven Words that Change the World (on the Lord's Prayer), Discipleship on the Edge (on the book of Revelation), It Is Finished (on the meaing of the death of Jesus), The Glory of Preaching: Participating in God's Transformation of the World, and Who is Jesus?
Darrell Johnson and his wife Sharon have been married 39 years, and have raised four children adopted from four different countries of the world. They have five beautiful grandchildren.