self-defense

ALR Episode 313 – Lessons From the Rink

This week Lloyd’s been watching the Stanley Cup Playoffs and shares self-defense tips based on some of the fisticuffs that have taken place on the ice. In Hockey, as in life, you should keep in mind the concepts of proportionality, vocation, and risk before getting involved in any self-defense situation…






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 246 – It’s a Florida Man Christmas

It’s the penultimate edition of Armed Lutheran Radio for 2020 and our final Clinging to God and Guns show as Lloyd and Pastor Bennett dig into some Christmas-themed “Florida Man” stories to see what moral and self-defense lessons we can learn from Snoop Claus, Melvin the Vampire Slayer, and Jolly…



ALR Episode 193 – God’s Promise of Protection

The week is our Clinging to God & Guns Show inspired by the lessons learned in Lloyd’s daughter’s confirmation class. We confess in the first article of the Apostle’s Creed that God protects and defends us from harm and that raises a few interesting questions regarding gun rights and self…



Mid-Week Meditation #12 – Imagination!

The power of imagination is an amazing gift. If you’ve ever marveled at your kids as they engage in make-believe or set aside toys to play in the boxes the toys came in, you know what I mean. Maybe you think that kind of imagination is child’s-play. It’s not. Put…


ALR Episode 40 – Self-Defense Gun Stories

In this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we are joined by Rob Morse, co-host of the Polite Society Podcast, to talk about his podcast, Self-Defense Gun Stories. Sgt. Bill talks about training, Mia is not clowning around, and Aaron has tips for dealing with dog attacks. Plus a review…




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…