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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. Read 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 eight 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 1,655 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 responsible financial stewardship.

95% goes toward program activities (like paying for air time on radio stations), 1% goes toward fundraising and 4% goes toward administration. More details are available in our annual report

Truth For Life has been recognized repeatedly as a third-party organizations that monitor non-profit fiscal management. We have been reviewed by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA), Charity Navigator, Excellence in Giving, and MinistryWatch.com, which are all groups that monitor and recognize non-profit organizations for sound fiscal management.


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 customerservice@truthforlife.org 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.


Can you help with my ebook?

I requested an ebook with my donation. When will I receive it?
Shortly after your order for the ebook goes through, you’ll receive an email with a link to download your book as well as a link on the donation confirmation page. Check your spam folder if you don’t see it right away.

Can I download the ebook again?
At this time, Truth For Life allows you to re-download the ebook files from the link we send for up to 14 days after which the download will not work. We ask that you save/store the files in a safe place and if required, you may contact customer service for help.

How can I read the ebook?
When you request an ebook, you will receive three file formats: ePub, Mobi, and PDF. Ebooks are accompanied by a readme file with instructions for installation on the more popular platforms. For ePub, you can use iBooks on your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, and Aldiko or Cool Reader on your Android devices. (Note, however, that ePubs containing video are only supported in iBooks on iOS devices.) Mobi works on all Kindle models, and Kindle for Mac or PC. PDFs can be read on Adobe Acrobat or Preview, as well as Sony Reader and Nook devices.

Occasionally @mac.com (and others) may encounter problems receiving downloads; adding customerservice@truthforlife.org to your contact list solves this.


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