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The Happy Rant podcast is a conversation which Barnabas Piper, Ted Kluck, and Ronnie Martin cheerfully (if sardonically) rant about all the things that don’t matter all that much and some things that do. Too much Christian interaction with culture is angry and vitriolic, so these three bring the humor, pith, and occasional irreverence to bear on it. They rant about church, culture, sports, the arts, entertainment, and occasional nonsense in a manner listeners enjoy and wish they could be part of too.

Mar 19, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas discuss the following:

  • INDY LIVE is around the corner - get your tickets at a discount
  • Doing rich people things like Dave Ramsey said
  • How Captain Marvel makes women out of men (according to a certain article by a certain Christian website)
  • Heroes from the...


Mar 6, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Barnabas (sans Ronnie, AGAIN) wander to and fro through the following topics:

  • The appropriateness of Ronnie's log cabin protest
  • Social media personas of famous dead guys including theologians, musicians, and presidents
  • Ted's intramural basketball experiences
  • Intramural...


Feb 26, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas rant about the following:

  • Ronnie's pursuit of log cabin living
  • Uniforms for the rumored Spurgeon College basketball team
  • Coaches for the rumored Spurgeon College basketball team
  • Designing the ideal one-off worship service
  • How accents affect preaching
  • Good Will...


Feb 19, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas rant about various and sundry topics including:

  • Journalism conferences
  • Illfit Khakis - a new company for pastors
  • Subversive Jeans - a new brand for church planters
  • Angel investors and Angel of Death investors
  • Axe throwing and bacon eating at men's...


Feb 14, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas break down the following sports topics:

  • Are we better at podcasting than Tony Romo is at football announcing?
  • Colin Kaepernick, MLK, and the NFL
  • Super Bowl commercials
  • Super Bowl halftime show
  • The future of Rob Gronkowski, on and off the field
  • NFL...