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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.

Oct 15, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Ronnie pseudo interview each other about a variety of things including:

  • The origin of their friendship
  • The best sports movies
  • The differences between cat owners and dog owners
  • Hitting middle age


Oct 10, 2018

In this unique episode of The Happy Rant Ted interviews Barnabas. They discuss the following:

  • Barnabas's in-the-works book proposal
  • Ambition as an author and in life
  • Excitement vs. expectations
  • Realistic hopes and expectations for our work


Oct 1, 2018

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

  • Why do reformed people feel the compulsion to change the lyrics to hymns and worship songs?
  • When is it even ok to mess with a writer's work like that?
  • Introducing DESTINY PANTS--yes, they are as awesome as you might think
  • What's the...


Sep 25, 2018

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

  • Ronnie surviving denominational board meetings
  • TGC and the Great British Bake Off
  • Michael W. Smith's claim that he would be the key to another great awakening


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