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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.

Jun 25, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas hit on all the essentials this week:

  • Now that Ted has adopted a new MLB team they give a Mariners update.
  • The Manziel Minute
  • Players who they wish they could have seen more of because they retired too early due to injury or some other reason


Jun 18, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Barnabas, and Ronnie go a different direction with the podcast than normal. This episode is more serious and somber and reflective than normal. They discuss the following:

  • The suicides of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade and the outpouring of response, especially by...


Jun 11, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted is marooned in rural Alabama at a home school writing conference and Ronnie's internet is on the fritz, but the boys make it work. Well, Ted and Barnabas do. They discuss the following.

  • Why have so many pastors gotten so fixated on being fit? Is this a good thing? Is it as weird as...


Jun 7, 2018

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

  • Ted listens to a series of excellent pitches from listeners for which MLB team he should adopt including team history, team uniform, team failure, and more.
  • Ted adopts an MLB team as his own.
  • The NFLs National Anthem Policy
  • Why should we care...


Jun 4, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas do a little conversational roaming over a variety of topics including:

  • What would be the perfect worship service?
  • What is the best summer they've ever had?
  • Ridiculous requests they've gotten at work