Alistair Begg was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1952. He is the Senior Pastor of Cleveland's Parkside Church, a position he has had since 1983. He is the voice behind the Truth for Life, teaching ministry. His strong advocate of historic Protestant Evangelical theology. He emphasizes his belief in the importance of believing the Bible to be the completely authoritative Word of God, and the importance of using the mind to know the Bible and knowing God through repentance and faith in Jesus.