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ALR Episode 185 – Context, Practice, and Ricochets

In this week’s variety show Mia Anstine talks about gun safety and the dangers of ricochets, Sgt. Bill Silvia shares more tips from his preparations for the upcoming 2019 IDPA World Championship, and Pastor Bennett explores the context of this week’s Gospel reading for the 12th Sunday after the Festival…


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.”








ALR Episode 173 – Preaching to Florida Man

Today Lloyd and Pastor Bennett play another round of “Crime and the 10 Commandments,” reviewing some interesting crime news for how the Ten Commandments apply and preaching to the troubled people involved. But this time we’re doing it with a twist, adding in that fabled scallywag, The Florida Man.




ALR Episode 168 – The Easter Bombings

In this week’s Clinging to God & Guns show, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss the terrorist attacks on tourists and “Easter Worshippers” in Sri Lanka and offer a Biblical perspective on sin, evil, suffering and the failures of human government.