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Archive for 2007

May 28, 2007

Lord, Give Me a Sign MY CALL TO MINISTRY began with the still small voice of God and ended with a display of His direction for my life. While running from God’s call, I continued my studies to become a textile engineer. God continued to work on my heart. January 1966, while working at home, […]



May 20, 2007

For the Ragged Little Boy In the winter of 1917, Richard Forrest went to Los Angeles, California, with the hopes of meeting Lyman Stewart, the man who was founder and president of Biola University. He also wanted to hear Dr. R. A. Torrey preach—the university’s first dean and someone he greatly admired. Through a God-arranged […]



May 14, 2007

Kiss The Baby for Me Many of Dr. Forrest’s later letters ended with this salutation: kiss the baby for me. He was traveling and rather than spend money to call home, he wrote letters—letters that talked about how God was using him, but most of all about how much he missed his wife, family, and […]



May 7, 2007

Just to Encourage You Shortly after Richard and Evelyn Forrest moved their school to Toccoa Falls, Georgia, Dr. A. B. Simpson, founder of the Christian and Missionary Alliance and close friend of the Forrests, arrived in Toccoa for a visit. Up to this point, he had only heard about the progress of the school through […]



April 30, 2007

The Cure for Anxiety ONE EVENING I DECIDED to go riding above the falls on one of our horses. It had been a beautiful day, but I wanted to be alone with the Lord for a while. I was carrying a heavy burden in my heart and needed God’s perspective concerning my situation. I confess […]



April 23, 2007

Discovering Peace THE YEAR WAS 1992, and work was completed on the house that would soon be home to TFC students who were children of missionaries serving overseas. I had felt the burden for such a haven, and the need to trust God continually for each dollar was overwhelming. I was experiencing worry, doubt, and […]



April 16, 2007

Rewards for Labor A FATHER AND MOTHER came into my office with their son. They wanted to tell me in his presence how much it meant to them for their son to be here as a student. They were happy that he had established good marks in his studies, but the most important thing was […]



April 9, 2007

Rewards for Labor A FATHER AND MOTHER came into my office with their son. They wanted to tell me in his presence how much it meant to them for their son to be here as a student. They were happy that he had established good marks in his studies, but the most important thing was […]



April 2, 2007

Ask And Receive ON ONE OCCASION, Richard and I left Toccoa immediately following his Sunday morning sermon. We needed to be in Asheville, North Carolina, which was 135 miles away, before Monday evening when I was scheduled to teach a Bible study. At that time, the roads were unpaved and on this particular occasion heavy […]



March 26, 2007

If These Walls Could Talk EARLY ONE MORNING in 1913, Dr. Forrest left Staley Cottage and with an ax and a brush hook cleared a place for a new dining room. After clearing the site, he and the Toccoa Falls Institute family marched around the site singing and giving praise and claiming this site for […]



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