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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.

Jan 17, 2019

In this episode of the Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas discuss the following:

  • The future of Trevor Lawrence both personally and professionally
  • Recapping the NCAA Championship game between Clemson and Alabama
  • Raising famous rich people as parents
  • Why are all of today's QBs robotic and boring?
  • An overview of...


Jan 16, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ronnie, and Barnabas sit in on Ted's podcasting class at Union University. The students come ready with questions about the following:

  • Surviving on a desert island
  • Surviving plane crashes
  • The best fights in the Rocky/Creed movies
  • Movie personas
  • Personal nemeses
  • Books we'd like to write...


Jan 9, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas suss out the following pressing topics:

  • Our 2019 resolutions
  • Ted's grudges
  • J.D. Greear's cosmically, epically controversial decision to cancel services on New Year's Sunday
  • Predictions for 2019 including the next big reformed star, the next big heretic, and...


Dec 31, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant podcast Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas suss out the following:

  • Listener submitted theologian names according to the game Ted created in the previous episode (name of the first street you lived on + last name of the author of the theology book nearest you + your last name)
  • Ronnie's...


Dec 20, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas discuss the following:

  • How is Ted responding to the Mariner's first busy offseason since adopting them as his team?
  • Which fan base is most annoying?
  • Did the Raiders actually win their weird trades earlier this season?
  • A book recommendation