People Worldwide United in Prayer for Worship Pastor and Wife Who Lost Children in Car Accident

Carrie Dedrick | Editor, ChristianHeadlines.com | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
People Worldwide United in Prayer for Worship Pastor and Wife Who Lost Children in Car Accident

People Worldwide United in Prayer for Worship Pastor and Wife Who Lost Children in Car Accident


People around the world are praying for a North Carolina worship pastor and his wife who lost both of their children in a car accident. 

 

Christian News Network reports Pastor Gentry Eddings and his wife Hadley of Forest Hill Church in Ballantyne were riding caravan-style in separate cars when a box truck rear-ended Gentry Eddings’ vehicle, which was pushed into Hadley’s. 

 

Hadley Eddings, who was eight months pregnant at the time, was rushed to the hospital where doctors performed an emergency C-section. The baby, who the couple named Reed, died two days later. The Eddings’ two-year-old son, Dobbs, died en route to the hospital. 

 

Gentry and Hadley Eddings sustained minor injuries.

 

Matthew Deans, the driver of the box truck was charged with misdemeanor death by a vehicle. He said his brakes were not working. 

 

Forest Hill Senior Pastor David Chadwick wrote in a letter to the congregation, “Gentry and Hadley are beloved by us all. [Gentry] is a man of enormous integrity. They both possess a deep faith. But it will be challenged in the days and weeks to come like no other time.”

 

 

Publication date: May 27, 2015

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