Forest, along with his wife Jody, arrived at First Baptist the last week in October of 2014. For 10 years he served as an Associate Pastor at First Baptist Church in LaGrange, OH. Forest and Jody have four precious children: Evelyn (5), Hunter (3), Jocelyn (2), and Cole (1).
A graduate of Cedarville University, Forest played baseball for the yellow jackets and received degrees in Bible, Communications, and Business Management. Currently he is working on his Master’s Degree from Baptist Bible Seminary. He has also started his Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) training in order to become a certified Biblical Counselor.
Passionate about sports, he loves to cheer on his Buckeyes, Browns, Cavs, and Indians. He also enjoys hunting, reading, dates with his wife, and adventures with his children.