Interview with 'Duck Dynasty' Uncle Si Robertson on Faith (VIDEO)

Aug 13, 2013 12:42 PM EDT

Si Robertson, the Uncle known for his tall tales and a quirky sense of humor on the A&E show “Duck Dynasty,” shared a little bit about his faith in a recent interview with LifeWay Christian Resources.

“God has got a great sense of humor,” said Si of the Robertson family’s success and fame. “God has taken four guys that look like about five miles of muddy road, and made them famous in the TV world … It’s unreal,” he attested. Si was asked how his family had become so successful - “One answer,” he said, “That would be the Almighty.”

On a more serious note, Si said he doesn’t understand how those who don’t believe in God will make it through tough trials. “Where do they turn to?” he asked. He gave reason for his hope, and spoke of Jesus’ defeat of sin and death - “There ain’t but one way you’re going to beat it … He beat the grave. And He promised you that since He beat it, if you believe in Him, He’ll make you beat it.”

Uncle Si and his wife Christine are active members of White’s Ferry Road Church of Christ, along with the rest of the Robertson clan. While much of their faith has been edited out of the show, glimpses of the family’s hope in Christ still air in “Duck Dynasty” episodes. Si once said that he always travels with three items - a gallon jug of iced tea, a plastic cup, and a Bible. “That’s what we’re all going on,” he said of the redemption that Christ offers.

Part two of Si’s interview with LifeWay will be released later this week. His first book, "Si-cology 1: Tales and Wisdom from Duck Dynasty's Favorite Uncle," is expected to be released on September 3. Season four of “Duck Dynasty” premiers on Wednesday night.