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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.

Apr 26, 2017

In this special bonus episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Barnabas break down the NFL draft and give their impressions of the NBA playoffs thus far. 

  • Top draft prospects at each position
  • Mock draft of the top 10
  • NBA playoff thoughts
  • NBA MVP thoughts

This episode also highlights a film Ted wrote...


Apr 24, 2017

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Barnabas tackle a number of the most pressing topics in the news and on their minds. Ronnie was called away (seriously) moments before the show to attend to a pastoral matter, so he was unable to join them in their lively ranting. 

  • Should Christians try to build a platform? If...


Apr 17, 2017

In this week's episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Barnabas, and Ronnie touch on the most pressing and contentious issues of the week. They even battle through bad hotel wi-fi connections because Ted is big time and traveling to exotic places, like Ohio. 

  • United Airline's treatment of passengers, particularly their unique...


Apr 10, 2017

In this episode of The Happy Rant Podcast Ted quizzes Barnabas and Ronnie about The Gospel Coalition's 2017 National conference which both of them attended. Subjects discussed include:

  • How TGC is like summer camp for grown ups
  • Everyone is weird
  • Amazing fan interactions
  • Barnabas and Ronnie's first ever in-person...


Apr 3, 2017

In this episode of The Happy Rant Podcast Ted Kluck and Barnabas Piper discuss a range of topics from the news to their travels to the world of professional sports. Ronnie sat this one out due to a particularly pastoral week. Here's what he missed

  • Coffee talk
  • Ted asks Barnabas about his recent trip to Israel - the...