Armed Lutheran Radio

ALR Episode 45 – Shooters Round-Table

On this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we are doing something a little different. Lloyd is joined by a cast of IDPA shooters to talk about the 2016 IDPA season. Along the way we discuss favorite (and least favorite) matches, stages, funny stories, and then look ahead to 2017…


ALR Episode 44 – Post-Election Round-Table

This week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio is only our second round-table episode with our contributors. Sgt. Bill Silvia, Aaron Israel, and Mia Anstine join Lloyd to discuss the outcome of this year’s election, the reaction of the media and the protests, Trump’s policies in his first 100 days, and…




ALR Episode 41 – Voting for Your Neighbor

On this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we are joined by special guest Dr. Ken Schurb to discuss his Bible study “Called to Vote: A Christian Approach to Elections.” Sgt. Bill has tips for shooting the IDPA classifier, Mia has tips for mentoring new hunters, and Aaron Israel discusses…


ALR Episode 40 – Self-Defense Gun Stories

In this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we are joined by Rob Morse, co-host of the Polite Society Podcast, to talk about his podcast, Self-Defense Gun Stories. Sgt. Bill talks about training, Mia is not clowning around, and Aaron has tips for dealing with dog attacks. Plus a review…


ALR Episode 39 – Does Jesus Hate Guns?

Jesus Hates Guns. At least that’s what one author at Patheos.com thinks. He quotes his own book as proof of his assertion, but not Holy Scripture. Pastor John Bennett and I dissect his claims and debunk them thoroughly. Sgt. Bill teaches us how to use cover properly in IDPA. Aaron…


ALR Episode 38 – A Time to Kill

This Week on Armed Lutheran Radio, author Greg Hopkins joins us to discuss his book “A Time to Kill: The Myth of Christian Pacifism.” Sgt. Bill discusses the purpose of IDPA. Aaron Israel has tips for surviving a riot if you’re surrounded while in your vehicle. And Mia Anstine is…





ALR Episode 34 – How to Teach Kids About Evil

With the advent of the 24-hour news cycle and social media, our kids are exposed to news about mankind’s horrific acts of evil more often than ever. From ISIS to cop killings in Dallas, to home-grown acts of terror like Orlando or 9/11, or school shootings like Newtown. We can’t…


ALR Episode 33 – #StandWithCap

We’re geeking out in this week’s episode! When Massachusetts Atty. General Maura Healy thanked actor Chris Evans for his support for her authoritarian gun control expansion by using the hashtag #StandWithCap, it rubbed the wrong way those of us who grew up with the iconic Captain America of the comics….



ALR Episode 31 – The Choice Before Us

In today’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we talk a lot about the Olympics, taking a training class, how to reduce administrative handling of your firearm, and we get a guest gun review from Jon Braaten. We’ll talk about the upcoming election and the difficult choice before us and we…


ALR Episode 30 – Why All Lives Matter

Do Black Lives Matter? Of Course They Do. All Lives Matter. In this episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we discuss how we should rightly think about the issue of life and race when it comes to violence, crime, and police work in America with Pr. Evan Goeglein of Faith Lutheran…