In a not too surprising turn of events, Pat Robertson has managed to once again say something to bring embarrassment upon the Christian community. This time his remarks hit at the heart of the gospel by attacking the nature of Christian marriage.
On his television show he stated that those married to someone with Alzheimer’s should consider divorce as a viable biblical option. Dr. Russell Moore has a remarkable article dealing with the theological implications of Robertson’s comments.
To put a face on this terrible disease, check out the video of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt discussing her recent diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
To see a fitting Christian response to a spouse with this disease, watch this touching video of Robertson McQuilken resigning his college position to stay at home and care for his wife.