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“THE GRASS WITHERS, THEFLOWER FADES, BUT THE WORDOF OUR GOD WILL STANDforever.”ISAIAH 40:8

thanksOUR HEARTFELTThank you for your partnership in Truth ForLife.12WAYSTO HEAROR WATCHALISTAIRWhen you give each month, your support is invested inthe distribution of Alistair’s teaching through as manypopular listening and viewing channels as possible. Westrive to be a widely accessible source of biblical truth forpeople wherever they are, through whatever options theyIt’s a privilege to bring the Gospel messageof hope and peace to a global audience—choose. We hope you’re benefiting from the convenienceof having many listening and viewing choices:particularly during this recent season markedby much uncertainty.God’s faithfulness through our efforts ishumbling and widely evident. The numberof letters and emails we receive from peopleexpressing gratitude for all you make possible truthforlife.org Truth For Life Mobile App YouTube Radiothrough your prayers and giving is a great Audio Streaming (iTunes, Spotify, and many others)encouragement. These letters come from Streaming TV (Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV)believers around the world who benefit fromyour support in a far-reaching way.We think of you daily, pray for you often, andare thankful for you always. Sunday Livestream AudioNow Google Home Amazon Alexa OnePlace RefNetLearn more at truthforlife.org/subscribe

7WAYS YOUR GIVINGBRINGS THE GOSPELTO MANY WHO AREGRATEFULYour giving provides access to our free online library,“Truth For Life is part of my daily devotions and areminder that God's Word is truly a source of hope.”—Jan, Hot Springs, SD4. 76,395 monthly radio broadcastsfree downloads of our mobile app, and at-cost books,CDs, DVDs, and USBs. Thank you.“Watching the livestream from Tokyo. Thank you!”—Donna, Tokyo, Japan“We thank God for the faithful, clear exposition of theScriptures as we listen to Truth For Life day by day and watchthe Sunday livestream. My wife and I are retired missionaries.We take delight in encouraging others to be blessed by TruthFor Life.” —Ron and Jeanette, Melbourne, Australia1. More than 100,000 livestream viewers from aroundthe world on Resurrection Sunday5. 35,000 weekly Sunday livestream viewers(Malaysia, Singapore, The UK, Scotland, Ireland, Romania, The UnitedStates, Canada, Brazil, India, Australia, Japan, South Africa, Egypt)“Please don’t stop publishing these gems of truth,rather continue to publish them year over year for thebenefit of hearts and minds.” —Bernard, Lancaster, KY2. 87,000 subscribers to the daily devotional“Thank you for the low-price teaching materials. Ihand out USB drives and CDs to many people.”—Ron, Washington, IA3. 273,000 Bible-teaching resources distributedwith no markup in 2019“Thank you so much! I listen to your podcast almost everynight. The messages give me so much comfort.”—Danny, Schomberg, Ontario, Canada6.76,000 free mobile app users“I’ve watched countless sermons that have been fruitfulto my soul! Alistair’s teaching on anxiety and trusting inGod are just a few that I couldn’t stop watching. Thanksto the free online resources from Truth For Life, I’ve beenable to grow in my understanding of God’s Word.”—Parker (18 years old), Lubbock, TX7. 4.5 million free message downloads and streams each month

5THINGSWE’REWORKINGON NOWIntroducing New People to Truth For LifeLike you, we have a passion to see unbelievingpeople become committed followers of JesusChrist. Along these lines, your support helpsWebsite Enhancementsbring Alistair’s teaching to new audiences.If you use the Truth For Life mobile app, you’veBecause your generous partnership makes itnoticed numerous enhancements, both visuallypossible for our books and USBs to be soldand functionally. Our team is currently workingat cost, with no markup, we introduce peopleto make similar updates to the website so thatnot connected with the ministry to theseyou’ll have the same experience both on thelow-cost resources. The response is oftenapp and at truthforlife.org. Our hope is to beginsubstantial, and we follow up with a welcomerolling out website upgrades before the end ofseries of introductory information. In 2019, thisthe year.evangelistic effort introduced 80,000 peopleto Truth For Life. Thank you for making thisElectronic Message of the Monthpossible!We’ve received your ongoing requests for anelectronic version of the Message of the Month.Radio NetworkWe realize many homes and new cars no longerWe continually look for opportunities to expandhave CD players. Our desire is to offer you theour radio network. With broad coverage acrossoption to receive your Message of the Monththe US, there are still opportunities to improveelectronically. We aim to complete this effortbroadcast times, widen reach across a listeningbefore the end of the year.area, and air the program on newly launchedstations.TranscriptsWhen you’re online at truthforlife.org, you’ll finda transcript of Alistair’s message by clickingRead Transcript under the player image for thedaily program. Our team of editors continues towork on transcript creation for all of Alistair’steaching, and we aim to add a Read Transcriptfeature to the mobile app.Truth For Life is currently broadcast through1,883 radio stations and airs 76,395 times eachmonth. If you have a friend in another city andwould like to let them know what time and onwhat station they can hear Truth For Life in theirhometown, simply enter their address or city inour Station Finder at truthforlife.org/finder.

6RECOMMENDATIONSFOR YOURBIBLE STUDYIf your Bible study group is looking for a topic andcorresponding study materials for your next session, thereare a number of great options using Alistair’s teaching. Werecommend the following:Name above All NamesA study of the person and work of JesusBook and study guideSeven chapters that each explore a differentdescription of Christ make this an excellentseven-part study.Pathway to FreedomA study of the Ten CommandmentsBook and audio series on CD (or free audioonline)This insightful study dives deep into the TenCommandments and teaches that God’scommands are not a ladder to climb but amirror to help us see ourselves and our needfor a Savior. This will make a great twelve-weekstudy.Pray BigHow to pray big prayers by learningfrom the apostle PaulBookEight topical chapters drawn from Paul’sprayers in the book of Ephesians explorethe attributes of prayer and also the thingsfor which we should pray.OneA study of unity in the body of ChristAudio CD (or free audio online)This short series addresses unity in thebody of Christ: one body, one Lord, onefaith, one baptism, and one God and Father.A Christian ManifestoA study of the BeatitudesAudio CD (or free online audio) and writtentranscriptsThis short eight-message study provideswonderful insight into Jesus’ Sermon on theMount.Intended for GoodA study of God’s sovereigntyAudio CD, Video DVD (or free audio andvideo online)This brief three-message study explores thedoctrine of God’s providence.

5THINGSYOUMAY NOTKNOW livestream are all available to link to from within yoursite. You can find more information about how to dothis by going to truthforlife.org/syndicate.4. You can have text from the ESV Bible read toyou through both our website and the mobile app.On the app, select Bible in the bottom bar, then the1. You can view the Sunday evening message.book and chapter you’d like to hear, then tap theWhile the Sunday evening service from Parksideplay icon. On the website, click on the More optionChurch is not streamed live as it is in the morning, youin the top menu bar, then select Online Bible ESV,can often view the message when it’s made availablethen select from the options on the right to chooseonline later in the week. If there’s a Sunday eveningyour Scripture. Tap the player button and the audiomessage available to watch, you’ll find it under thewill begin.Latest Sermons tab. And by way of reminder, theSunday morning livestream can be viewed at 9:45 a.m.5. You can order your monthly books online.eastern at truthforlife.org/live, through our YouTubeIf you set up an online account on our website,channel or Facebook page and on streaming TV. If 9:45you can quickly and easily order your monthlya.m. eastern is an inconvenient time, you can view thebooks at truthforlife.org or through the mobileservice on all these channels throughout the day.app. Establishing a profile is quick and easy: visittruthforlife.org/account.2. You can view Alistair’s speaking schedule.If you want to know where Alistair will be speakingin the coming months, click on the Events tab in thetop menu bar at truthforlife.org to view scheduledspeaking engagements and locations.3. You can add Truth For Life’s teaching to your ownwebsite. If you’d like to add Truth For Life’s contentto your church’s or organization’s website, you cando that simply by request. The daily program, dailydevotional, One-Year Bible Reading Plan, and Sunday

Board of DirectorsTruth For Life is governed by an independent,StewardshipAudited Financials for Period Ending 12/31/2019volunteer board of trustees. The board meetsthree times a year.Our current board members are:Scott AndrewsAlistair BeggTotal Support and Revenue 14,390,259Operating Expenses:Program Activity Costs 10,716,756General and Admin Costs 1,317,794Fundraising Costs 611,560Jim DavisJohn RothenbuhlerJerry TubergenJohn Van WingerdenAs of 12/31/2019 the net assets of Truth For Lifetotaled 18,041,561

Truth For Lifeis the teaching ministry of Alistair Begg and iscommitted to teaching the Bible with clarityand relevance so that unbelievers will beconverted, believers will be established, andlocal churches will be strengthened.truthforlife.org