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ALR Episode 271 – Happy Non-Birthing Person Day

In honor of Father’s Day, we present a collection of classic clips from previous Father’s Day shows. Mia talks about the importance of fathers to women and young girls, Sgt. Bill and Pastor Bennett reflect on the joy of sharing firearms and firearms safety with their fathers and the importance…


ALR Episode 270 – Context is King

Context, context, context. Millions of Christians use proof texts to promote or defend preferred ideological positions, political movements, or worldviews. And most of those who do the proof-texting do it with little or no context. Lloyd and Pastor Bennett address a recent example from listener comments to help you recognize the…



ALR Episode 268 – Lessons from Florida Man

In this week’s “Clinging to God & Guns” show, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett catch up with the latest exploits of Florida Man to review two tragic stories with important lessons for privacy, personal protection, and self-defense. Segments [00:00] – Blooper [00:30] – Opening and welcome [03:14] – Thanks to our…








ALR Episode 255 – Ask the Armed Lutherans #1

This week we have our first “Ask the Armed Lutherans” variety show where the entire cast answers the question: “What was the first gun you learned to shoot with and the first gun you bought for yourself?” Mia, Lloyd, Bill, and John share their own first gun experiences, fun stories,…


ALR Episode 254 – Why Do Churches Support Gun Control?

Turns out, the majority of American Christians may not actually be Christians. They like their religion with a strong dose of personal opinion, politics, and a heaping helping of heresy. Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss the vexing question of why American Christian churches get involved in social justice issues like…





ALR Episode 250 – Our Favorite Things of 2020

2020 was a bag of flaming excrement for most people. Unless you were an elected politician, you may have dealt with job and/or income losses, lockdowns, travel restrictions, and social isolation. Lloyd, Pastor Bennett, and Sgt. Bill close out 2020 by looking for silver linings as we kick off our…