ALISTAIR BEGG was born in Scotland and spent the first 30 years of life in the United Kingdom. From there he went to Trent University, London School of Theology, and Westminster Seminary. Following graduation, he served in two Scottish churches, first as an assistant pastor at Charlotte Chapel, Edinburgh, and then as pastor of Hamilton Baptist Church, Glasgow. Since September of 1983, he has been the senior pastor at Parkside Church in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. During this time he has been increasingly involved in an international ministry of teaching and evangelism. He is the daily speaker on the national radio program Truth For Life which stems from his weekly Bible teaching at Parkside, and is the author of Made for His Pleasure, Lasting Love: How to Avoid Marital Failure, What Angels Wish They Knew, and The Hand of God. He was recently awarded an honorary doctorate from Cedarville University. He and his wife, Susan, have three grown children.