Clinging to God & Guns #127

Lloyd is flying solo and reviewing an email from Rabbi Micahel Cahana, one of the leaders of the Lift Every Voice Campaign to Ban Assault Rifles in Oregon. Rabbi Cahana uses a verse from Deuteronomy to encourage supporters after the failure of ballot…


ALR357 – Is Your Motivation Rational?

He is risen! He is risen, indeed! In today’s Easter Sunday episode, Lloyd follows up on last week’s commentary with a discussion of motivations. What motivates us to own and carry firearms? And, is that motivation based on reality or irrational fear?


Clinging to God & Guns #58

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio we take a look at maybe the goofiest interpretation of Scripture to date. A California Quaker who suggests that Christ’s call for His disciples to buy swords in Luke 22 was so that he could fulfill the prophesy to be…


ALR356 – Not One, But Many

New polling shows Americans no longer value the things that used to hold us together as a nation — patriotism, hard work, family, religion. We no longer agree even on basic biological truths. Is it time to accept that we are no longer the “United” States?


Clinging to God & Guns #130

Pastor Bennett and Lloyd are looking at a smug Marcionite who hates the Biblical Story of the flood because our world is already too violent with all the school shootings so we don’t need stories about God being violent.


ALR355 – March Online Hangout

In this week’s episode we are hanging out with members of the Reformation Gun Club, including Dan Rushing, William Swenson, Donny and Peter Ross, Stuart Burt, Justin Hover, David Scott, Curtis Heidel, and Scott Van Dorsten.


ALR354 – Embrace the Suck

It’s a “Deep Thoughts with the Armed Lutheran” kind of episode as Lloyd shares life lessons from the range and the volleyball court.


ALR353 – Drag Queens of the Gun World

In this week’s episode, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett review a 2014 video that resurfaced on Facebook this week. The video — presented as an example of tyrannical cops hassling a law-abiding gun owner — we find exactly the opposite. A guy who is supposed to be on our side, who…


ALR352 – Reflections on Lent

In this week’s show, as we kick off the season of Lent, Lloyd reflects on the Asbury revival and the “He Gets Us” ad campaign and we replay a classic Lenten Pontification from Pastor Bennett.


ALR351 – February Online Hangout

Lloyd and Pastor Bennett hang out with Reformation Gun Club members Dan Veldt, William Swenson, Rob Laird, Dan Rushing, David Scott, Justin Hover, Donnie Ross, and Edwin Fuhrmann to discuss adult beverages, the venerable 1911, gun raffles, aliens, Chinese spy balloons, and our coming AI overlords. (Video coming soon)


ALR350 – SHOT Show, Shooting A Match, and Appeasing the Culture

In this week’s variety show episode, Mia is back from SHOT show with info on her favorite rifles. Sgt. Bill shares his thoughts on getting back into the saddle as a competitive shooter if you have been off for a while. And Pastor Bennett discusses the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod’s…


ALR349 – The Fifth Commandment

In this, our first ever live Clinging to God & Guns show, Lloyd and the Padre discuss the recently released (and quickly recalled) annotated Large Catechism. Specifically, the articles related to the Fifth Commandment and self-defense. The release created an uproar in Lutheran social media, with accusations of “woke” language…


ALR348 – January 2023 Online Hangout

It’s our first Online Hangout of 2023. Lloyd is joined by Reformation Gun Club Members Mike Johnson, Dan Rushing, Justin Hover, Donny Ross, Curtis Heidel, William Swenson, Scott Van Dorsten, and Pastor Drew Newman.


ALR347 – Obedient to the Point of Death

In this our first Clinging to God & Guns episode of 2023, Lloyd and the Padre discuss Pastor Bennett’s article in the new book “Duty to Defend: Volume 2,” the context of Phillippians 2:6-8, the reason it is poorly applied in the gun debate, and a better example of Jesus…