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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 25, 2020

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas discuss NFL player movement and the GMs who dictate it:

  • Tom Brady's Move to Tampa - how we feel about it and how well it will work
  • Cam Newton's future possibilities (including one Barnabas REALLY likes)
  • Bridgewater, Rivers, Foles, Cousins and other QB...


Mar 24, 2020

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

  • The cancellation of conferences, even T4G
  • When everyone is Yoda tweeting nobody is yoda tweeting
  • Managing all this extra time on our hands . . . wait, who has extra time?
  • Doing church when we can't see people in person
  • Ted gets...


Mar 17, 2020

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas bemoan what Coronavirus has done to sports.

  • The most 20th century end of society imaginable with hot takes and a total lack of unity
  • The NBA is done, baseball is done, March Madness is done - all sports are canceled
  • Why this sucks and why we love sports...


Mar 12, 2020

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

  • Midtown Live is coming up
  • Coronavirus is ruining everything including communion and breakout sessions
  • The worst speaking venues we've ever done
  • D.A. Carson on campus and a discussion of his musical taste
  • We miss hate mail, like...


Mar 6, 2020

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Ronnie suss out some very pressing topics such as:

  • The Liturgists and the coolness of mocking Christian culture
  • Isn't Christianity supposed to be uncool?
  • Are we as cynical as those we are poking at?
  • Which criticism leads to rebellion?
  • How do we have pointed conversations while...