Forrest is ordained through the ministry of Bethel Baptist Church in Schaumburg, IL. He graduated from Bob Jones University with a B.A. in Pastoral Studies ('96) and an M.A. Theology ('98). He and his wife Jennifer have four children: Savannah ('99), Micaiah ('03), Elijah ('05), and Sierra ('08). They currently serve Jesus Christ through church planting missions in Cambodia, Southeast Asia, through Gospel Fellowship Association Missions. They have been in Cambodia since 2000.