Robert serves as the Administrative Dean of The Expositors Seminary. Beginning in 1978, he served two churches as Associate Pastor, including five years at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California. In 1986 he was ordained by Grace Church and became the Pastor-Teacher of Fox Valley Bible Church in St. Charles, Illinois, a position he held for 13 years. Robert served for five years at Slavic Gospel Association as the Director of Ministry Training where he made over 20 ministry trips to several countries of the former Soviet Union teaching and assisting in the establishment of theological training centers. Robert and his wife Patricia live in Jupiter, Florida. They have been married since 1974 and have four grown daughters and eleven grandchildren.