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ALR Episode 148 – The Best of 2016

In this weeks show we look back at some of the best moments from 2016. We have a Ballistic Minute from episode 12, former contributor Aaron Israel from episode 47, Mia’s first segment from episode 29, and our interview with Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller from episode 17.



ALR Episode 146 – Rejecting the Cross

A “Reverend” in the United Methodist Church somehow connects the symbol of the cross to Trump and the hate-filled Nazi who a committed mass murder at the Tree of Life Synagogue. If you think it’s time to lay down the cross as a symbol of the church because of the…


ALR Episode 145 – Our Culture of Death

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin says we live in a culture that celebrates death and that contributes to mass shootings. The media laughed him off and missed his larger point. Lloyd discusses the culture we live in and changes we could make to deter or prevent mass shootings and ideas where…


ALR Episode 144 – Sojourners, Travellers, and Migrants

With a migrant caravan header for the southern border, voices on both sides of the immigration issue are misusing God’s Word to support their position. Lloyd and Pastor Bennett examine the subject of illegal immigration and how we, as Christians, should think about the subject. Plus Lloyd’s thoughts on the…




ALR Episode 141 – Facing Persecution

We’ve talked about the Christian view of home defense in Episode 85, but now, with violence rising against those with conservative political and traditional religious beliefs, how should we think about suffering, persecution and self-defense? Lloyd and Pastor Bennett address the issue in today’s Clinging to God & Guns. Plus…


ALR Episode 140 – When Your Spouse Hates Guns

In this overdue episode we’re talking marriage and guns. What do you do when you want a gun for home or self-defense but your spouse says no? The Bible spells out the relationship between men and women. Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss this relationship and how it affects your responsibility…



ALR Episode 135 – Brian Duff of Mind4Survival

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio we introduce you to Brian Duff, host of Mind4Survival, another of the great podcasts on the Self Defense Radio Network. Mia has another tip for rifle shooting, Sgt. Bill reviews an excellent piece of reloading gear, and Aaron returns with another self-defense tip.


ALR Episode 133 – Matt Disher of American Guns

This week Lloyd is joined by special guest Matt Disher, confessional Lutheran and host of the American Guns podcast to discuss his show, his experiences as a pro-gun public school teacher and his love for the Constitution and the 2nd Amendment. Mia shares more rifle shooting tips, we re-visit Aaron’s…


ALR Episode 132 – The NRA’s Theology

Lloyd and Pastor Bennett review an article that claims the NRA’s claim that the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun is theologically dangerous and morally repugnant…but offers absolutely no theology to counter the idea. Plus thoughts on 3D printed…


ALR Episode 131 – Danny & Cheryl Todd

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio we are joined by the dynamic duo of Gun Freedom Radio. Danny & Cheryl Todd are business owners, gun store owners, parents, grandparents, podcasters, and Second Amendment advocates. They join Lloyd for the first time to talk about running a gun store, working with…


ALR Episode 130 – M is for Marcionism

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio we learn about the word “Marcionism,” a 2nd Century gnostic heresy taught by Marcion of Sinope. Marcion suggested that the God of the Old Testament and the God of the New Testament are different gods. One is violent and cruel, the other loving and…