Monday, November, 20th, 2017

Richard & Evelyn Forrest

Letter to Ora Frost, Feb. 7, 1930

Mrs. Forrest wrote to Ora Frost at the beginning of their trip to Palestine and Transjordon (read the diary entries here). Ora was one of the first students to arrive at Haddock Inn in 1913.



Christmas 1958

Dear Folks, As we approach Christmas, my mind is filled with memories of things in my life, which had their beginning during this season. On Tuesday night before Thanksgiving 1898, as a teenage boy in the home of my Sunday School teacher, I accepted Christ as my personal Savior. I gave my first public Testimony […]



The Truth about Contentment

If you are searching for contentment in your circumstance, then you will probably spend a lifetime looking for this. There is only one source of true contentment and that is in Jesus Christ. I have talked with many people who are trying to find this very thing. They say, “If I could only have a […]



With God All Things Are Possible

With God All Things Are Possible

By Dr. R. A. Forrest The president of the United States and the governor of Georgia asked that Friday, March 8, be a day of prayer. Doubtless thousands prayed, and I believe we will hear of miraculous things as a result of the request of thousands. However, not all the prayers spoken were “availing much.” […]



Love Letters to Home

Love Letters to Home

Editor’s Note: In 1936 during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, Richard Forrest was away from home on a “round the world” trip. Evelyn had been scheduled to travel with him but an accident—a slip on a bedroom rug—earlier that year prevented her from going. She had gone with him in 1930, but she would never […]



The Value of Saying Yes by Mrs. Evelyn Forrest

The Value of Saying Yes by Mrs. Evelyn Forrest

Sometimes God closes one door of service in order to open one that is far broader. This is the very reason we need to take stock of His work in our lives. If we sense Him changing our direction, we need to be willing to make that shift with Him. Most of my young life […]



Somebody Knows You, a Poem by Dr. R.A. Forrest

Somebody Knows You, a Poem by Dr. R.A. Forrest

Sombody Knows You Somebody knows when your heart aches And everything seems to go wrong. Somebody knows when the shadows need Chasing away with a song. Somebody knows when you’re lonely, Tried, discouraged, and blue. Somebody wants you to know Him And to know that he dearly loves you. Somebody knows when you’re weakest, Somebody […]



Faithful and True By Mrs. Evelyn Forrest

Faithful and True By Mrs. Evelyn Forrest

” As I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord they God is with thee withersoever thou goest” (Joshua 1:5-9). Joshua’s source of strength and confidence in the […]



Richard A. Forrest, Called by God

Richard A. Forrest, Called by God

“One of Richard’s greatest tests of faith came just before he graduated from [Nyack]. One afternoon, while standing on a street corner in New York City, he saw a man who was later president of The Christian and Missionary Alliance. Richard felt definitely called by the Lord to preach and he had been looking for […]



Richard A. Forrest's Divine Provision for Bible School

Richard A. Forrest's Divine Provision for Bible School

“Richard Forrest’s life was characterized by his venturing out, in faith, and without funds, whenever he has felt the Lord’s definite leading. So it was going to Bible school. “It happened that Richard had only carfare to Nyack, New York, where he felt that he had been called to get the Bible training he needed. […]



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