Are you happy at the moment?
I have a lot to be thankful for because I have the opportunity to earn a living doing the things I love: working out and speaking the Gospel on the radio. I feel great and I’m happier than I’ve ever been, so I thank God for that.
If you could go back and say anything to your 16-year-old self now – what would it be?
I’m not sure because I believe I’ve been allowed to experience the things in my life for a reason, but I suppose it would be better that I didn’t get involved in Internet pornography for so many years. I would tell my 16-year-old self that I was creating very real, spiritual soul ties with the women I fantasized about and that I was committing a sin that was simultaneously destroying me and making it so that the real women in my life wouldn’t want to date me.
What’s the most important thing you’ve learned this year?
Having faith in God’s plans for your life. I never thought I would be doing a Christian radio show. As a matter of fact, it was only one year ago when the plans for the show were downloaded to me by the Holy Spirit and scribbled on a bunch of little pieces of paper. How I’ve gotten this far already is a miracle and I credit God for it.
What do you most want to achieve in the next 12 months?
My short-term goal is to fine-tune my radio show to the point where it’s the only place to go for current events and the supernatural. By the end of this year, I’d like to say that I’ve gotten a number of national advertisers and that I’m syndicated on a number of radio stations across the country. I realize that these are big goals, but I also serve a big God, so I’m not worried. After all, without faith, it’s impossible to please God. Ultimately, my goal is to do whatever it takes to bring the Gospel message to millions, even billions of people via the internet and terrestrial radio.
What’s your secret to happiness?
Purpose to my life that comes from having a real relationship with God where He speaks back to me. Knowing that I’m in God’s will and that he looks after me.
What one ritual or practice keeps you grounded?
Prayer and a good workout.
What’s your biggest regret?
I don’t have any regrets. Everything happens for a reason.
What’s the most important lesson you’ve taught your kid(s)?
I don’t have any kids, but if I did, I would teach them what having faith in Jesus Christ really means. I would also teach them about the spirit realm and the way the enemy sows confusion in our lives, so that they don’t get ensared by it.
What bad habit would you most like to change about yourself?
Maybe it’s a bad habit that I find it difficult to work with others. I don’t like people telling me what to do, but then again, maybe that’s just the way God made me.
Aside from motherhood/fatherhood and marriage what are you most proud of in your life?
I’m proud of the fact that I’m an overcomer. No matter what happens, I don’t give up. At the end of the day, it’s all about faith. Life is a faith battle. We’re constantly being told that our current reality is ‘x’ when the truth is we can do all things with Christ who strengthens us.
When were you happiest?
I’ve always been fond of my formative years, growing up in the neighborhood, hanging out with a group of friends, sharing that common bond that comes with being in the same age group as your peers and doing the same things that they do, so that’s always a happy time. Maybe I’m just a happy person because no matter what’s going on in my life, I can always appreciate the simple things and just being thankful for all the blessings that God gave me.
What ten words best describe you?
Stubborn, loyal, God-fearing, conservative, traditional, muscular, strong-willed, determined, always content, spiritually-attuned.
Rob Rennie is radio talk show host of The Eternal Planner and editor of eternalplanner.com. He first got his start in radio at WVOX in New Rochelle, New York and currently streams his show over the internet for the whole world to hear. He’s also a personal trainer who enjoys keeping in shape and staying at the top of his game physically as well as spiritually.