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ALR Episode 93 – Fall Brawl and Ben Branam

In this week’s episode, we wrap up our IDPA season on the tailgate of Sgt. Bill’s truck at the Central Arkansas Shooters Association after the Fall Brawl Championship. Lloyd and Bill and Sgt. Mrs. Sgt. Bill talk about the match, the food, and shooting non-threats. And we finally get a…


ALR Episode 90 – Rick Ector: Man on Fire

Rick Ector was a family man. Good job. House on a corner lot. Didn’t drink. Didn’t party. Didn’t get into trouble. But one night trouble found him and changed his life forever. He describes himself as becoming a “man on fire,” soaking up knowledge about guns, gun rights, and gun…


ALR Episode 79 – Tarheel Road Trip

After a week off, Armed Lutheran Radio is on the road for this week’s show. Recorded while on vacation in North Carolina, Lloyd talks about growing up around guns, his experience at the NC State IDPA Championship, and tips for how to run a church shooting club event. Plus tips…


ALR Episode 65 – Saint Augustine Said What?

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio Lloyd and Pastor Bennett dissect a sermon from 2012 by a Presbyterian pastor who based her sermon title on a bogus quote from Saint Augustine of Hippo and suggests that we are all sinners if we don’t vote for politicians who support gun control….



ALR Episode 59 – Bringing Guns to Church

On this week’s episode we go back to the mailbag to answer some listener feedback, Sgt. Bill talks about his first IDPA match under the new rulebook, Aaron shares some important lessons we can learn from a recent incident in Weatherford, Texas, and Mia has an important self-defense tip for…


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 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 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 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 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 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…