Armed Lutheran Radio

ALR Episode 51 – 2016 Year in Review, Part 2

In this first episode of 2017 we’re continuing our look back at the guests, the segments, the interviews and the fun that we had in 2016. It’s the final leg of our trip down memory lane as we discuss sin, the three estates, Black Lives Matter, the fourth commandment, gun…




ALR Episode 48 – Shooters Round-Table Redux

In this special episode of Armed Lutheran Radio, we talk about the proposed 2017 IDPA rules. Now that the 2017 IDPA Provisional Rulebook has been released we brought together another group of shooters including special guest Steve Koski (formerly of the GunDudes Podcast and now co-host of the Para-cast Podcast)…


ALR Episode 47 – Is Gun Ownership Christian?

In this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio Lloyd and Pastor Bennett review a Washington Post article by a progressive Jewish journalist who has somehow come to the conclusion that Jesus would not support gun ownership. Plus sharing your passion by taking your kids to the range, and tips from…


ALR Episode 46 – Geeks Gadgets and Guns

On this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we welcome Matt and Heinrich, two of the co-hosts from the Geeks, Gadgets and Guns podcast for the nerdiest episode in Armed Lutheran history. In this fun and far-ranging interview we discuss podcasting, guns, gun laws, tech, and building a gun in…


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…