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What is Truth For Life?

Truth For Life is the Bible-teaching ministry of Alistair Begg. The ministry’s mission is “to teach the Bible with clarity and relevance so that unbelievers will be converted, believers will be established and local churches will be strengthened.” To read more about Truth For Life please visit our About page and Mission page.

Who is Alistair Begg?

Alistair Begg is the Bible teacher of Truth For Life and pastor of Parkside Church. Born in Scotland, Alistair came to the United States to serve as head pastor of Parkside Church in 1983. You can learn more about Alistair on his bio page.

Does Truth For Life have a statement of faith?

Yes. You can read it online.

Can you tell me more about Parkside Church?

Parkside is a Bible-teaching church in suburban Cleveland, Ohio whose mission is “to see unbelieving people become committed followers of Jesus Christ.” You may learn more about Parkside church at their website.

How do I become a Christian?

The Bible tells us that we must repent of our sins and believe in Christ Jesus in order to be a Christian. Learn more about what this means.

Where can I hear Alistair speak?

Because he is the Senior Pastor of Parkside Church in Cleveland, OH, you may hear Alistair in person by visiting the church on Sunday. However, Alistair does travel and speak at local churches, conferences and events. You can stay up to date on Alistair’s speaking schedule by reviewing the online itinerary.

How many books has Alistair written or edited?

Alistair has written or edited nine books:


How many stations is Truth For Life currently aired on?

Because Truth For Life is constantly expanding by the grace of God, it is difficult to provide an exact number of stations. At present, however, the Truth For Life broadcast is aired on over 1,800 radio outlets. Find an outlet near you.

Where can I hear Truth For Life?

The Truth For Life broadcast is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week online. If you wish to listen to the broadcast on your local radio station, please use our station locator to see where Truth For Life is carried in your area. We are constantly expanding, so check back frequently to see if we have been added to your local station!

How can I contact Truth For Life?

You may contact Truth For Life via email, postal mail, or telephone. For a listing of all contact information, please visit the Contact Us Page.

Does Truth For Life have a recommended reading list?

Yes. You can view suggested readings in our resource center.

How will Truth For Life use my donation?


Truth For Life is committed to financial stewardship excellence. Full transparency and accountability are a ministry priority. Financial gifts made to Truth For Life fund the ministry’s mission to teach the Bible with clarity and relevance so that unbelievers will be converted, believers will be established, and local churches will be strengthened.

You can access more financial and accounting reports on our Stewardship page.


What are Truthpartners?

The backbone of Truth For Life! Truthpartners are people who stand behind the mission of Truth For Life and sustain the ministry through prayer and monthly financial support so that people around the world can hear the Truth of God’s Word on the radio, online, and through the mobile apps. Their faithful giving also helps to make our “at cost” store possible, removing the barrier of cost so that all have access to Truth For Life’s resources. To read more, visit our Truthpartner Program page.

How can I support Truth For Life?

Our ministry is dependent on the prayer and financial support of our listeners. Here are some ways that you can financially support the ministry:

  1. Become a Truthpartner and support the ministry with monthly gift.
  2. Make a general donation toward our ongoing financial needs.
  3. Underwrite a specific project or need by emailing Truth For Life at or calling 1-888-588-7884.
  4. Remember Truth For Life for year-end giving by donating online or calling 1-888-588-7884.

Each gift is greatly appreciated and goes directly toward sharing the teaching of the Gospel. Contributions to Truth For Life are tax deductible. We are committed to the highest standards of stewardship.


What is the Truth For Life theme music?

The theme music is the hymn called “the Old One-Hundredth” or the “Doxology.” Alistair chose this music as our theme in memory of his mother, who penned some verses from the 100th Psalm in her last letter to him while he was away at college.