clinging to god & guns

ALR Episode 217 – Coronapalooza, Part 3

So much has changed since Lloyd and Pastor Bennett reviewed the various government responses to COVID-19 we thought it would be a good idea to go back and re-assess based on new information and to see how those policies have changed and what harm or good they have done.

ALR Episode 212 – Coronapalooza, Part 1

As the nation grinds to a halt as a result of the various government responses to the Coronavirus pandemic, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett consider how do we, as Christians evaluate the decisions made by our public officials in light of the second great commandment [Matt. 22:39]. Are these responses showing…

ALR Episode 210 – Persecution

Persecution is mentioned over 70 times in the Bible. Many anti-gun Christians argue that since the Bible calls on us to suffer persecution and to love our enemies, we should not resist the violent criminal with a firearm. If you’ve heard this argument but don’t know how to counter it…

ALR Episode 193 – God’s Promise of Protection

The week is our Clinging to God & Guns Show inspired by the lessons learned in Lloyd’s daughter’s confirmation class. We confess in the first article of the Apostle’s Creed that God protects and defends us from harm and that raises a few interesting questions regarding gun rights and self…

ALR Episode 184 – Imitating a Non-Violent Savior

This week we are playing “Stump the Pastor – Long Form Edition.” Lloyd shares excerpts from, and Pastor Bennett responds to, an article by an Army veteran turned pacifist who now questions how followers of a “nonviolent Savior who gives life abundantly can own something designed to take life.”