I was so thankful I felt well enough to worship with my family today.
Shortly before I left for church, I received a text from my friend Courtney Tipping that another mutual friend, Brook Smoak’s brother & sister in law had gotten in a terrible car accident over the weekend. The brother and sis in law were banged up but ok, but unfortunately they tragically lost their 2 year old son.
“Hadley and Gentry?!?!” I wrote back?
Courtney didn’t know I knew her, but I grew up going to church with Hadley’s family, and got to know sweet Hadley as we sang in choir together at Spring Valley Baptist. I remember when Hadley met Gentry (Brook’s brother) and they fell in love.
Hadley was 8 months pregnant and as a result of the accident had an emergency c-section to deliver baby Reed. As of Sunday night, baby Reed is still in very critical condition.
I’m posting here because I’m begging all of you prayer warriors to lift this family up. The depths of their suffering is unimaginable to me. There are no words. Please pray for Hadley & Gentry, and the entire Eddings and Reed families as they mourn the loss of little Dobbs. Please pray for baby Reed and that God would touch his tiny body in a special way.
I was thankful to make it to worship today with my family. Tears were streaming through most of the worship, as each song touched my heart so deeply.
As I mentioned in my last post, this is a broken world we live in. So much hurt. So much pain.
Our ONLY Hope is JESUS. I’m so thankful this broken world is not all that there is.
I’m going to post one of the songs I worshipped to this morning. This sums up where my Hope is. It’s where Gentry & Hadley’s hope is. Make sure to watch the entire video…through the spoken word part that begins around minute 6:50. This is who Jesus is to me, and who I pray He is to you.
If you cannot see the video in the browser click here for the video: Forever; Kari Jobe