Worship pastor whose 2 children died in horror crash: ‘We forgive the man who did this’

eddingsGentry Eddings told an 800-strong congregation at the funeral that he and his wife have forgiven the driver responsible for the death of his two young children. A truck driven by Matthew Deans ploughed into the back of the car driven by Gentry’s wife Hadley. Their two-year-old son Dobbs was killed and Hadley, who was eight months pregnant, was injured. The baby, Reed, was delivered by emergency Caesarian section but died two days later. Eddings, a worship pastor at Forest Hill Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, said: “We have, in our hearts, forgiven the man who did this. It was not the easiest thing to do, but in some ways it was because we know – Hadley and I – that Jesus Christ has forgiven us our debt… So in some ways, it was very easy to forgive a man who made an accident.”

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