gun control


ALR Episode 163 – Stump the Pastor

This week’s Clinging to God & Guns episode we’re playing a new round of Gun Ban Theology, better known as “Stump the Pastor.” Lloyd reads three brief excerpts from gun-ban Christians who refer to Scripture to back up their arguments and Pastor Bennett gives us his reactions off the cuff.



ALR Episode 159 – Doctrine of The Lesser Magistrates

The doctrine of the lesser magistrates declares that when the superior or higher civil authority makes an unjust/immoral law or decree, the lesser or lower ranking civil authority has both the right and duty to refuse obedience to that superior authority. Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss how this 500-year-old doctrine…





ALR Episode 126 – Where (Social) Justice and Peace Kiss

In March of 2018, progressive clergy held an interfaith press conference held at Augustana Lutheran Church in Portland, Oregon, led by Augustana’s pastor, Mark Knutsen. Knutsen describes Augustana as a holy place where “justice and peace kiss.” That press conference launched the the “Lift Every Voice” campaign to gather signatures…






ALR Episode 106 – A Wave of Fear

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett dive back into Patheos.com to look at a 2013 article by Ellen Painter Dollar who suggests that fear is what motivates gun owners and as Christians we should have no fear…so we don’t need guns. Plus tips from Sgt. Bill…