Armed Lutheran Radio

ALR Episode 23 – Reaction to Orlando

The gang’s all here for a very special episode 23 of Armed Lutheran Radio as we devote the show to the aftermath of the terror attack at the Pulse night club in Orlando. Aaron Israel joins me to talk about responding to active shooter incidents. Pastor Bennett discusses the proper…


ALR Episode 22 – Understanding 41F

On this episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we’re back from the Stars & Stripes Regional IDPA Championship in Tulsa with 12 tips for creating great IDPA match stages. Sgt. Bill has talks about the advantages and disadvantages for reloading hot loads versus soft loads. Aaron Israel talks about what to…


ALR Episode 21 – Sheepdogs and Sheep

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio, hard earned lessons from the range, plus Sgt. Bill’s tips on methods of concealed carry, Aaron Israel’s tips on preparing for medical emergencies, and Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller joins us to talk about how the Ten Commandments calls us to action in service to our…


ALR Episode 20 – To Own a Gun or Not to Own a Gun

It’s feast or famine at Armed Lutheran Radio! For our 20th episode, all our contributors are back and the show is chocked full of goodness. Sgt. Bill talks about passing on your passion for shooting in this week’s Ballistic Minute, Aaron Israel of Fundamental Defense joins us to talk about…





ALR Episode 16 – Children Killing Children

In this week’s episode Sergeant Bill talks about how and why you should get started shooting IDPA, we try to put the best construction on the most bizarre article from the Huffington Post which suggests that you have a right to own guns, but not a right to use them…



ALR Episode 14 – Reloading for Newbies

I recently started hand-loading, so I invited Josh Ruby of North Texas Rifle Precision joins us to talk about hand-loading for newbies. Gawker thinks old people are too weak to use guns for self-defense, but we prove them wrong…with examples. And Hillary Clinton thinks we should be able to hold…



ALR Episode 12 – Beating Guns into Plows

On this week’s episode we look back at the MVSA Regional IDPA Championship, Sergeant Bill Silvia has tips on trigger control, Aaron Israel shares a personal defense tip about practicing off-balance shooting, and Pastor John Bennett and I take a look at some misguided Christian anti-gunners who think the Old…


ALR Episode 11 – Easter and Sword Control

He is Risen! He is Risen, Indeed! Hallelujah! In this Easter week episode: another news story begs the question “what background check would have stopped this?” Colossians 4 and dealing with the anti-gun world. Another Ballistic Minute tip from Sergeant Bill Silvia. Tips for packing your range bag for a…




ALR Episode 8 – Should a Christian Own a Gun?

This week’s episode is jam packed. We welcome our newest contributor, firearms instructor Aaron Israel. Sergeant Bill has tips on getting the most out of your dry fire practice. Two contestants square off in the very first Armed Lutheran Gun Quiz. Pastor Bennett is back for another installment of Clinging…