Dr. Garrett has been the John R. Sampey Professor Of Old Testament Interpretation and Professor Of Biblical Theology since 2004. He brings many years of teaching, writing, research, and pastoral experience.
He has served on the faculty of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Bethel Seminary, Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary, Mid-America Baptist Seminary, and Korea Baptist Seminary. Along with his writings, he is the general editor for The Archaeology Study Bible from HarperCollins Christian Publishing.
2004 – Present Southern Seminary Professor of Old Testament
1998 – 2004 Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary Professor of Old Testament
1996 – 1998 Bethel Seminary Professor of Old Testament
1998 – 1996 Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary Professor of Old Testament
1986 – 1988 Mid-America Baptist Seminary Assistant Professor of Old Testament
1985 – 1986 Houston Baptist University Missionary-in-Residence
1982 – 1985 Korea Baptist Seminary Assistant Professor of Old Testament
1977 – 1978 Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
1999 – 2004 St. John’s Korean United Methodist Pastor of English Congregation
1991 – 1994 Trinity Baptist Church Interim Pastor
1979 – 1981 Marquez Baptist Church Pastor