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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 29, 2016

In this episode of the Happy Rant Podcast Ted Kluck and Barnabas Piper (sans Ronnie Martin since he was off traipsing through small mid-American towns like a middling CCM band) discuss a handful of amusing and informative topics.

  • Back to school advice for parents and students alike
  • Is Nic Cage awesome or awful?
  • Movies...


Aug 22, 2016

We made it to episode 100. Who would have guessed that with such humble beginnings this podcast would have gained such heights, yet here we are. In this episode of the Happy Rant Podcast we welcome back co-founder, Stephen Altrogge and rant about the following.

  • Angry moms with no sense of humor attacking Stephen
  • Do...


Aug 15, 2016

In this episode of the Happy Rant podcast Ted Kluck, Ronnie Martin, and Barnabas Piper rant about the following:

  • Plagiarism - why do people do this when it's so easy not to and is it worse in this internet age?
  • How Christians ruin all the fun stuff (movies, sports, etc.) by think-piecing them to death and searching for...


Aug 8, 2016

In this episode of the Happy Rant podcast Ted Kluck, Ronnie Martin, and Barnabas Piper rant about the following:

  • Life in the 80's especially fashion and music choices
  • Ronnie's time in the CCM world
  • Drisky Business - He launched a new church!
  • Should pastors be political on social media even though common wisdom says not...


Aug 1, 2016

In the is episode of the Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas make up for lost time by cover various and sundry and widely varied topics including (not limited to) the following:

  • Hipster teas to keep you young
  • What hair products we use
  • Globe trotting, missions tourism, and all things short term missions trips
  • The...