In this video, I reflect on the death of my father to Alzheimer’s in theological perspective while interacting with the eulogy I delivered at his memorial service in April 2019. The lesson: A Christian worldview should equip you to view life, suffering, and death in the light of hope, grace, and the cross. Unfortunately, the […]
Theology, Worldview, and the Death of My Father
My Dad’s Alzheimer’s in 46 Tweets
This article consists of a series of tweets which tell the story of my experience of my father’s Alzheimer’s Disease from right before his diagnosis in December 2017 to his death on April 3, 2019 and the hope of the resurrection that remains. Interesting, after I added up all the tweets, I realized I had […]
I feel love. It’s about love: Still Alice as Theodicy
Lisa Genova’s 2007 novel Still Alice tells the story of Harvard professor and scholar Alice Howland and her journey living with early onset Alzheimer’s Disease. Howland is a few months into her fiftieth birthday when she receives the terrible diagnosis. From there the book follows her on her slow and painful decline into dementia. At first […]
Is it moral to divorce a spouse with Alzheimer’s Disease?
If you would have told me yesterday that I would find myself in sympathy with a controversial ethical position taken by Pat Robertson I wouldn’t have believed you. But here we are. Christian Post blogger Olabode Ososami’s article “Divorce and Pat Robertson’s Alzheimer’s Gaffe” has changed all that. In an interesting article Ososami points out that […]