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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.

Dec 3, 2014

In this episode, Stephen, Ted, and Barnabas cheerfully rant about:

  • What really matters in the young earth creation debate. 
  • The increasing explosion of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. 
  • The Ever Increasing Onslaught of the Christmas...


Nov 18, 2014

In this episode, Stephen, Ted, and Barnabas discuss:

  • What biographies are really worth reading, and why some biographies stink. 
  • Is it okay to root for a sports team who is made up of unsavory characters?
  • What determines whether or not a book will actually...


Oct 30, 2014

In this episode, Stephen, Ted, and Barnabas rant about:

  • Ted's brilliant new book, MEGA, which is a satire of all things platform related. 
  • Whether Christian conferences actually do any good. 
  • The relationship between Christians and...


Oct 29, 2014

In this episode of The Happy Rant, Stephen, Ted, and Barnabas rant about:

  • Should a young person get a tattoo? What if that young person is a pastor's kid? 
  • Is the Democratic party anti-God? Why does John MacArthur refer to them as anti-God?
  • When should a parents let their kids start...


Oct 12, 2014

In this episode of The Happy Rant, Stephen, Ted, and Barnabas discuss:

  • Whether there is any place for publicity stunts in the church. (Think Ed Young!!!)
  • Whether or not the nature of "scandals" in the church has changed in the last 20 years. 
  • Why everyone is so obssessed with the...