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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.

Feb 12, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ronnie and Barnabas chop up church stuff while Ted is off in meetings. They discuss:

  • Why do people even go to attractional churches?
  • Branding and Brand representatives for churches
  • What's the future of the mega church?
  • What is the next church trend that starts with good intentions and...


Feb 6, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Barnabas, sans, Ronnie, discuss the best ideas for pastors starting business inspired by Matt Chandler's steak company

  • Pastor Fashion
  • Religious Tourism
  • Indy Theater
  • Cleaning products
  • Men's grooming
  • Office Furniture
  • Symbolic religious Gifts
  • AND MORE


Jan 31, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas discuss a range of topics from the very fun to the very serious.

  • INDY LIVE is coming! On March 31 we will host our 3rd live event in Indianapolis and you can get details in the episode or at HappyRantPodcast.com
  • The recent Abortion ruling in New York and how...


Jan 23, 2019

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

  • Marie Kondo's philosophy of loving the things you keep and keeping the things you love
  • The controversial Gillette ad that threatens toxic masculinity
  • Sexist razor choices
  • Chris Pratt: the new evangelical superstar


Jan 9, 2019

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

  • Our 2019 resolutions
  • Ted's grudges
  • J.D. Greear's cosmically, epically controversial decision to cancel services on New Year's Sunday
  • Predictions for 2019 including the next big reformed star, the next big heretic, and...