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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.

Nov 24, 2021

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of topics:

  • Our brand new website and merchandise
  • A silk shirt weekend with Josh McDowell
  • Blazers and Khakis, the academic uniform
  • The ethos of khaki pants
  • Piper's introduction to Downton Abbey


Nov 18, 2021

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of topics:

  • DRISKY BUSINESS: evaluating Mark Driscoll's Yoda tweeting technique
  • The practicalities of punching something evil in the face
  • Cracker Barrel Christians vs. Whole Foods Christians
  • Reformed Mingle (not a joke): a...


Nov 15, 2021

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie and Barnabas wander to and fro through three topics, specifically through 3 Patreon episodes:

  • How do you find your voice as a writer?
  • What would we do if we knew we could not fail? 
  • What do we appreciate about our wives?


Nov 11, 2021

In this episode of the Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of sports topics:

  • Ted's alumni football game
  • The base instincts of sports and competition (and how they bring out the worst in us)
  • Disappointing fantasy football teams - the best and worse of this year
  • NFL Uniforms:...


Nov 4, 2021

In this episode of The Happy Rant Podcast Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of topics:

  • Gospel Project writing fame
  • What MLMs would work for men?
  • Side hustles for ministry
  • The poverty reputation
  • "I could make more in the marketplace"
  • Working for money vs. working for purpose