“You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth”

Active Missionaries

The Watkins Family

The Watkins Family are Missionaries to the Isan Region of Thailand. Their goal is to plant a church among the unreached peoples of Thailand. 

Apam Vashum

Adam Vashum is a Missionary in Imphal, India. Our church has supported his ministry for many years.


We are partnering with Trails Church as their sending church. Trails Church hopes to launch as an independent autonomous church in 2024. Please join us in praying for and supporting this new church. You can support them financially by giving to Forest Ridge online or in person and specifying "Trails Church" in the memo. Click below to email with any questions. 

Our Partners

International Mission Board

Global Missions Agency
The International Mission Board exists to serve Souther Baptist in carrying out the Great Commission to make disciples of all nations.

Greater Dayton Association of Baptists

Local Church Association
The GDAB is a family of flourishing churches who are led by healthy pastors, cooperating together to promote gospel growth.


Children's Discipleship Organization
Awana is a world-wide nonprofit ministry focused on providing Bible-based evangelism and discipleship solutions for ages 2-18. As the global leader in child and youth discipleship, Awana gives children the opportunity to know, love and serve Jesus, no matter their background.

Southern Cross Project

Missions Organization
The vision of the Southern Cross Project  is a multitude of East Asian peoples worshipping our Lord Jesus Christ (Rev 7:9-10).

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