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ALR Episode 288 – A Dish Best Served Cold

“An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth,” right? How should we, as Christians, view the ideas of vigilantism and revenge; even as our human nature desires to see bad guys get what’s coming to them? Lloyd and Pastor Bennett respond to the case of the father…


ALR Episode 287 – Happy Reformation Day

Happy Reformation Day! In this week’s variety show episode, Lloyd comments on the parallels between the Reformation and our current political divide, Mia talks about how to equip your daughters to defend themselves when our schools won’t, Sgt. Bill is taking friends and new shooters to the range, and Pastor…





ALR Episode 278 – Ask The Armed Lutherans #3

It’s a back-to-school special in our third installment of “Ask the Armed Lutherans.” The cast answer the question “What did you want to be when you were a kid and how/why did that change?” And we share advice for young people (and their parents) who are looking ahead to their…




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…