BOOK: Human (Kind)

Mars Hill Bible pastor Ashlee Eiland (Grandville, MI) recalls stories from her childhood, her college years and some of her adult years as she unpacks what it means to extend kindness to other people in all situations - most of the time that just means listening - and that simple act is oftentimes messy.

ARTICLE: Waking Up: Christianity, White Privilege, and the Dark Side of American History

A detailed, highly researched article that balances historical, cultural, and biblical narratives while chronicling the systematic oppression of Black Americans throughout American history. Forrest cites loads of research and clearly makes his point at the beginning of the article that he wants to move the reader from understanding (empathy, listening) to what can be done to change (action).