Author Archives: Dr. Robert

About Dr. Robert

I am married to Janet and we have four children. I am active in Grace church in Racine, Wisconsin and serve there in leadership and teaching . I have been an internist for 30 years and keep busy by taking care of a full load of patients. On the side, I like to write, coach, mentor, spend time with my family just hangin' out, and help take care of our three dogs; two Golden retrievers named Reagen and Finley and a Bernese named Sadie'.

Hell; a real place to spend forever

Introduction– in a recent Gallop poll, 53% of Americans believe in hell. (47% of Americans don’t believe in hell). This percent goes down dramatically when the people are highly educated or wealthy.   In Sweden, only 17% believe in hell; France-22%, … Continue reading

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Eat, Drink, and be Merry

  “Eat, drink, and be merry” is a famous adage that we have grown up with from the 1960’s to now.    It’s about living in your comfort zone and feeding those comforts with endless wants. People will do anything they … Continue reading

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Well-Fed Christians Living in an Age of Hunger

Ronald J.  Sider says this in his book “Rich Christians Living in an Age of Hunger”: Hunger and starvation stalk the land. Famine is alive and well on planet earth. Millions of people die of starvation each year. Even the … Continue reading

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Pigs get fat; Hogs get slaughtered

The title of this blog is a saying my brother Jim often uses. It’s about greed, and how greed can overtake us. But this particular blog is about gluttony, when our eating habits get greedily voracious and out of control. … Continue reading

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Greed gives us the wrong perspective

Don’t think you are immune to greed; which is the intoxicating desire to want more than you have. We live in a culture that breeds it, like a mold on a petri dish. Greed is one of the most universal … Continue reading

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Don’t Like Your Bed Too Much

So far, we have discussed pride, envy, and anger. Today, idleness is the topic. God disdains the sin of laziness in his people. Laziness is simply not congruent with the Christian life and a bad witness to those around us. … Continue reading

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That Ticks Me Off that ……………

So goes the next sin we need to address. This is a biggy. The last two were pride and envy, and then we differentiated jealousy from envy. Bad sins, but this next one gets to the core in many of us. It’s … Continue reading

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