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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.

Sep 26, 2017

In this episode of the Happy Rant podcast Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas suss out the following:

  • The story trend- living a story, believing a story, and when story jumped the shark
  • Ted takes a phone call live on the air
  • Bad Seminary advertising
  • Our ideal body types
  • When is "the right time" to talk about...


Sep 18, 2017

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas discuss the following:

  • The Whole 30 and other cult diets
  • Whats the thing in your life that causes you to exclaim "Why do I even try?" even though you have to try?
  • Jim Carrey's shift from crazy funny to just plain crazy.


Sep 11, 2017

In this episode of the Happy Rant Ted Kluck, Barnabas Piper, and Ronnie Martin rant about a bunch of stuff except the Nashville Statement.

  • Telling your kids it's ok to fail
  • Telling your kids they're bad at stuff
  • What it would've been like to do our respective jobs in 1985
  • What does it take to make a...


Sep 4, 2017

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie and Barnabas tackle three big issues that hit in recent weeks.

  • Kevin DeYoung's article saying Christian's should not watch Game of Thrones
  • The criticism of Joel Osteen for his church's slowness to help Flood victims
  • Old dudes who think it's counter-cultural to like...