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ALR Episode 34 – How to Teach Kids About Evil

With the advent of the 24-hour news cycle and social media, our kids are exposed to news about mankind’s horrific acts of evil more often than ever. From ISIS to cop killings in Dallas, to home-grown acts of terror like Orlando or 9/11, or school shootings like Newtown. We can’t…


ALR Episode 33 – #StandWithCap

We’re geeking out in this week’s episode! When Massachusetts Atty. General Maura Healy thanked actor Chris Evans for his support for her authoritarian gun control expansion by using the hashtag #StandWithCap, it rubbed the wrong way those of us who grew up with the iconic Captain America of the comics….



ALR Episode 31 – The Choice Before Us

In today’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we talk a lot about the Olympics, taking a training class, how to reduce administrative handling of your firearm, and we get a guest gun review from Jon Braaten. We’ll talk about the upcoming election and the difficult choice before us and we…


ALR Episode 30 – Why All Lives Matter

Do Black Lives Matter? Of Course They Do. All Lives Matter. In this episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we discuss how we should rightly think about the issue of life and race when it comes to violence, crime, and police work in America with Pr. Evan Goeglein of Faith Lutheran…


ALR Episode 29 – Pushing Gun Control at the DNCC

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio we have listener emails, we talk about the dumpster fire that was the Democrat National Convention, the President defends his record on gun violence and violent crime by making our point, tips for beating the Summer heat when you go to the outdoor range,…


ALR Episode 28 – The Changing Face of Hunting

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio we talk the Republican National Convention and the upcoming election, about setting goals, teaching new shooters, and we’re joined by only the third woman ever to appear on the cover of Field & Stream magazine. Mia Anstine is an armed Lutheran from Colorado and…



ALR Episode 25 – Making Guns Our God

Lloyd is on vacation, but the show goes on. In this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio, some thoughts on the “epidemic” of gun violence. Aaron Israel of Fundamental Defense gives us tips on traveling light for safety. Sgt. Bill has a Ballistic Minute tip about the slide-lock reloads. And…


ALR Episode 23 – Reaction to Orlando

The gang’s all here for a very special episode 23 of Armed Lutheran Radio as we devote the show to the aftermath of the terror attack at the Pulse night club in Orlando. Aaron Israel joins me to talk about responding to active shooter incidents. Pastor Bennett discusses the proper…


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 21 – Sheepdogs and Sheep

This week on Armed Lutheran Radio, hard earned lessons from the range, plus Sgt. Bill’s tips on methods of concealed carry, Aaron Israel’s tips on preparing for medical emergencies, and Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller joins us to talk about how the Ten Commandments calls us to action in service to our…


ALR Episode 20 – To Own a Gun or Not to Own a Gun

It’s feast or famine at Armed Lutheran Radio! For our 20th episode, all our contributors are back and the show is chocked full of goodness. Sgt. Bill talks about passing on your passion for shooting in this week’s Ballistic Minute, Aaron Israel of Fundamental Defense joins us to talk about…