self-defense

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…



Mid-Week Meditation #12 – Imagination!

The power of imagination is an amazing gift. If you’ve ever marveled at your kids as they engage in make-believe or set aside toys to play in the boxes the toys came in, you know what I mean. Maybe you think that kind of imagination is child’s-play. It’s not. Put…


ALR Episode 40 – Self-Defense Gun Stories

In this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we are joined by Rob Morse, co-host of the Polite Society Podcast, to talk about his podcast, Self-Defense Gun Stories. Sgt. Bill talks about training, Mia is not clowning around, and Aaron has tips for dealing with dog attacks. Plus a review…




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 14 – Reloading for Newbies

I recently started hand-loading, so I invited Josh Ruby of North Texas Rifle Precision joins us to talk about hand-loading for newbies. Gawker thinks old people are too weak to use guns for self-defense, but we prove them wrong…with examples. And Hillary Clinton thinks we should be able to hold…


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…


ALR Episode 8 – Should a Christian Own a Gun?

This week’s episode is jam packed. We welcome our newest contributor, firearms instructor Aaron Israel. Sergeant Bill has tips on getting the most out of your dry fire practice. Two contestants square off in the very first Armed Lutheran Gun Quiz. Pastor Bennett is back for another installment of Clinging…