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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.

Sep 20, 2018

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

  • The Big 3 - a league of former NBA and college stars
  • Nike's decision to feature Colin Kaepernick in an advertisement campaign and all the controversy that has brought about
  • The slide of NFL announcers,...


Sep 17, 2018

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

  • Ted's experience at a Fallout Boy concert
  • Which Union Seminary put out a heretical statement?
  • A pastor chopping up Nike gear in the pulpit
  • A church looking for a pastor to preach famous guys' sermons word for word


Sep 11, 2018

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

  • Kevin DeYoung advocating for shorter sermons? The end is nigh.
  • Why do evangelicals like to sign statements so much, especially ones that make people mad like the recent Social Justice statement, and what good do they do?
  • So...


Sep 6, 2018

In this episode of the Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas tackle all things football, including the following topics:

  • Barnabas's Titans game experience INCLUDING
    • Fierce unicorns
    • Muscled Up Soldiers
    • Faux Garth Brooks
    • Lusty eleven year olds
    • Titan Up
  • The Manziel Minute
  • Settling on Barnabas's fantasy team...


Sep 5, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Barnabas soldier on without Ron (globetrotting as usual) and bring the rant back to the Rant about the following:

  • Outlawed gym class games
  • Protecting kids from embarrassment
  • Ordering quinoa burgers
  • SO MUCH MORE