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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.

Dec 18, 2017

In this episode of The Happy Rant, Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas muster all the holiday spirit they can manage and bring you a Christmas miracle. Or at least a Christmas episode.

  • One thing you’d wish for as a gift this year
  • Feelings on Christmas Eve services?
  • Best Christmas movie
  • Best childhood gift

Dec 11, 2017

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

  • Online dating, finding that perfect someone, and whether "Happy Rant Listener" is the perfect dating profile
  • Movies we've seen lately and our opinions of them
  • Great acting careers and *not* great acting careers


Dec 4, 2017

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas fix some problems, discuss others, and dream big.

  • What would we change about the Thanksgiving holiday if we could (aside from the menu, obviously)?
  • What's with people's obsession with the British royal family and their marital or baby status?
  • If we could be...

Nov 27, 2017

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas hash out some pressing topics ranging from holiday celebrations to serious church matters.

  • What three interesting or famous people would you like to have Thanksgiving dinner with?
  • What item would get you out of bed at midnight to brave the Black Friday...

Nov 20, 2017

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ronnie Martin misses his chance for an epic flu game and sits this one with the pukes. That means Ted and Barnabas take on the following topics.

  • Why are complementarian men so bad at talking about women even when they are trying to be supportive and respectful?
  • Which is Worse? A game...