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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.

Jan 29, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas hash out the following.

  • Ronnie at Leisure including dinner, watching football, rollerblading, watching ballet, and talking about his feelings
  • Their feelings about all things "motivational"
  • Morgan Freeman's protests of an anatomically correct SAG award


Jan 22, 2018

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

  • Drisky Business involving speaking in tongues and a college QB
  • Awkward over-Christian responses to a normal question
  • Responding to a missile crisis
  • Ronnie's love for Francis Chan

 


Jan 18, 2018

In this episode of Happy Rant Sports Ted and Barnabas dig into the following sports topics.

  • Ted plays "Blake Bortles Apologist" in which he tries to defend the Jaguar's QB and compares him to other current QBs
  • The Vikings INSANE win over the New Orleans Saints and Barnabas's roller coaster ride as a Vikings fan
  • A brief...


Jan 15, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas tackle three pressing issues.

  • A list came out of the Top 100 Evangelicals, so of course we had to judge, parse, and otherwise discuss it.
  • Carman, the iconic CCM artist, has moved into life coaching.
  • Why do pastors love the phrase "moralistic...


Jan 9, 2018

In the inaugural episode of HAPPY RANT SPORTS Ted Kluck and Barnabas Piper discuss the following.

  • What is the correlation between strong QB names and being a strong QB?
  • What QB prospects have the best names this year? (hint: nobody named "Josh")
  • Why is everyone sleeping on Lamar Jackson?
  • NFL Playoffs