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ALR Episode 98 – Special Guest Charlie Cook

This week we are joined by Charlie Cook, firearms instructor, host and producer of the viral Gun Gram videos and Riding Shotgun with Charlie on YouTube. We talk about how he went from music teacher to firearms instructor, Massachusetts gun laws, and about his fun Gun Gram videos. Plus tips…





ALR Episode 92 – The Gospel for Gun-Loving Christians

What happens when the pastor of a progressive, social justice obsessed church buys a modern sporting rifle? Freakouts and hand-wringing, of course. To try to explain how this could have happened, author and musician David Gungor says gun-loving Christians love violence more than the Gospel and he aims to prove…



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 86 – Americans and Our Guns

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio Lloyd is flying solo in Clinging to God & Guns with an anti-gun article from the Baptist General Convention of Texas that argues you can support the Second Amendment and still support banning dangerous guns. Bill shares his live fire routine, Aaron talks prioritizing…


ALR Episode 85 – A Christian View of Home-Defense

There’s a difference between what’s legal and what’s moral when it comes to defense of your home and family. Shoot first, ask questions later or defending property with lethal force are bad ideas both legally and morally. Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss the moral issues surrounding home defense in Clinging…



ALR Episode 82 – God Wants You to Have a Weapon

In this week’s episode, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett dissect a sermon from independent Baptist preacher Stephen Anderson who falsely uses passages like Luke 22 to suggest that God wants you to have a weapon and then proceeds to give his flock really bad advice on guns and self defense. Mia…


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 77 – Safety On

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio we’re talking about gun safety and taking new shooters to the range. We’ll meet Yehuda Remer, the author of the new kids book “Safety On: An introduction to the world of firearms for children.” Lloyd’s 7-year-old daughter shares her impressions of the book, plus…


ALR Episode 76 – The Cocky Swagger Returns

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett take on another audio interview with Reverend John Piper (whose “cocky swagger” we first met back in Episode 55) who again suggests that we don’t need guns because he could not kill a home invader who would probably go to…


ALR Episode 75 – A Grown-Up Conversation about Guns

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio, Lloyd responds to shares some thoughts from James 3:1 in response to the Alexandria shooting, responds to some listener feedback, reviews the Canik TP9SF Elite (pronouncing it correctly in the process) and takes on an arrogant, elitist PhD in Clinging to God and Guns….