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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.

Feb 19, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas rant about various and sundry topics including:

  • Journalism conferences
  • Illfit Khakis - a new company for pastors
  • Subversive Jeans - a new brand for church planters
  • Angel investors and Angel of Death investors
  • Axe throwing and bacon eating at men's...

Feb 14, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas break down the following sports topics:

  • Are we better at podcasting than Tony Romo is at football announcing?
  • Colin Kaepernick, MLK, and the NFL
  • Super Bowl commercials
  • Super Bowl halftime show
  • The future of Rob Gronkowski, on and off the field
  • NFL...

Feb 12, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ronnie and Barnabas chop up church stuff while Ted is off in meetings. They discuss:

  • Why do people even go to attractional churches?
  • Branding and Brand representatives for churches
  • What's the future of the mega church?
  • What is the next church trend that starts with good intentions and...

Feb 6, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Barnabas, sans, Ronnie, discuss the best ideas for pastors starting business inspired by Matt Chandler's steak company

  • Pastor Fashion
  • Religious Tourism
  • Indy Theater
  • Cleaning products
  • Men's grooming
  • Office Furniture
  • Symbolic religious Gifts

Feb 1, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports Ted and Barnabas discuss a wide and varied array of topics including:

  • Harry Connick Jr.'s letter to Roger Goodell about referees
  • National Anthem renditions by Jimmy Buffett and Melissa Etheridge
  • Which Christian Artists should sing the Anthem when *we* own a team?
  • A Super Bowl...