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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.

Jul 9, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas range from ministry to vocation to entertainment in discussing the following:

  • How does one minister to people who are hurting over something we think is dumb (like LeBron leaving Cleveland)?
  • What are the best and worst summer jobs we've had?
  • Who are actors who...


Jun 11, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted is marooned in rural Alabama at a home school writing conference and Ronnie's internet is on the fritz, but the boys make it work. Well, Ted and Barnabas do. They discuss the following.

  • Why have so many pastors gotten so fixated on being fit? Is this a good thing? Is it as weird as...


Jun 4, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas do a little conversational roaming over a variety of topics including:

  • What would be the perfect worship service?
  • What is the best summer they've ever had?
  • Ridiculous requests they've gotten at work


May 28, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas help listeners with some pressing problems. In this day of social media pervasiveness people have developed some bad habits. This episode seeks to correct and instruct. They discuss the following:

  • What is the proper ratio of selfies to other photos...


May 24, 2018

In this episode of Happy Rant Sports Ted and Barnabas put on their aesthete harts and choose the best uniforms of all time. From defunct football leagues to 80's baseball to WAY off the beaten path they choose the best looks in sports.