Marriage promises, caring for a sick spouse

Robertson McQuilkin resigned from his position as president of Columbia Bible College and its graduate school in 1990 to care full-time for his wife whose Alzheimer’s was getting worse. She stopped recognizing him in 1993 and died 10 years later in 2003. Some of the inspiring words he spoke at his resignation speech can be seen in the short clip below:

Robertson McQuilkin wrote two articles for Christianity Today  – “Living by Vows,”  October 8, 1990, and “Muriel’s Blessing,”  February 5, 1996. Muriel died in September 2003, aged 81.  5 months later, in February 2004 Robertston gave this interview .

H/T: Justin Taylor


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