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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.

Aug 13, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant podcast Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas do a deep dive breakdown of The Normal Pastors Conference because Ronnie got A PLENARY SESSION. They pose such questions as:

  • Who was the best dressed?
  • Who was the biggest diva?
  • What was the green room situation?
  • What is proper gift bag etiquette?


Aug 5, 2019

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

  • What if Furtick starred in a Kendrick Brothers film?
  • What if Furtick was a rapper?
  • Josh Harris's deconstruction and deconversion
  • Carl Trueman's biting article about the YRR movement, fame, and the growing leader body count

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Jul 29, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas get more serious. They talk about Josh Harris's recent announcement that he and his wife are getting a divorce. In this episode the guys discuss:

  • The risk and foolishness of attaching public message and persona to private life
  • The tone (or tone deafness) of...


Jul 23, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Barnabas, and Ronnie discuss another round of Drisky business after Driscoll's latest inflammatory comments.

  • Playing right into Driscoll's master plan
  • Revising history about the relative crappiness of Calvinism
  • Daddy issues and. projecting on the Young, Restless, and Reformed...


Jul 15, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas suss out some very important topics:

  • DRISKY BUSINESS - Driscoll offers signed sermon manuscripts to followers
  • The phenomenon of Stranger Things and why people love it so much
  • How Church folks will find gender issues in Stranger Things or anything else
  • 80's vs....