Alistair is the senior minister of Parkside Church in suburban Cleveland, Ohio, where he has served since 1983. Following graduation from the London School of Theology, he served for two years as assistant to the Reverend Derek J. Prime and in 1976 was ordained to the Gospel ministry at Charlotte Chapel in Edinburgh. He has received honorary doctorates from Westminster Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania and Cedarville University in Ohio.
Alistair enjoys the privilege of leading the Parkside pastoral team and seeing a succession of young men settled in pulpits throughout the country. His teaching is heard daily across the nation on over 1650 radio stations that air the program, Truth For Life. He has written a number of books, including The Hand of God, Pathway to Freedom, On Being a Pastor (with Derek Prime) and a revision of Spurgeon’s devotional, Morning and Evening. He is married to Susan and they have three children and seven grandchildren.