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Exploring the intersection of faith in Christ with our Second Amendment rights. Offering commentary, news, and reviews. Featuring weekly tips from trainers, master class shooters, and outdoorsmen (and women) plus interviews with Lutheran clergy and other pro-gun voices.

Exploring the intersection of faith in Christ with our Second Amendment rights. Offering commentary, news, and reviews. Featuring weekly tips from trainers, master class shooters, and outdoorsmen (and women) plus interviews with Lutheran clergy and other pro-gun voices.

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Podcasts

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Exploring the intersection of faith in Christ with our Second Amendment rights. Offering commentary, news, and reviews. Featuring weekly tips from trainers, master class shooters, and outdoorsmen (and women) plus interviews with Lutheran clergy and other pro-gun voices.

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English


Episodes

Episode 270 - Context is King

6/13/2021
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 kinds of arguments that you might face in the gun-rights debate, and how you can debunk them. Segments The New Armed Lutheran Book "Duty to Defend" is now...

Duration:00:40:07

Episode 269 - COVID lies, Gun Control, and Texas IDPA

6/6/2021
In this week's variety show we discuss a couple of positive gun-rights news items, Sgt. Bill reviews his performance at the 2021 Texas State IDPA Championship, aand Pastor Bennett shares his thoughts on the latest revelations about COVID-19. Segments Links of Interest *Note: If you use the GOA links, please edit the messages to use your own...

Duration:00:34:13

Episode 268 - Lessons from Florida Man

5/30/2021
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 Links of...

Duration:00:36:30

Episode 267 - A Girl and A Gun, Guns are Tools, and Winning the Debate

5/23/2021
In this week's variety show we catch up with Mia's latest adventures at the A Girl and A Gun event in Colorado, Sgt. Bill discusses how to choose the right firearm for your needs, and in a classic Pontification from episode 187, Pastor Bennett shares his thoughts on how to win the gun rights debate. Segments Meet the Cast http://www.armedlutheran.us/about/http://www.armedlutheran.us/mia/http://www.armedlutheran.us/bill/http://www.armedlutheran.us/pastor/ Prayer of the Week O God our...

Duration:00:34:23

Episode 266 - Education, Preparation, and Low-Cap Nationals

5/16/2021
Its been a month since our last variety show. Sgt. Bill reports from the USPSA Lo-Cap Nationals, Mia reflects on her motivation to educate, and Pastor Bennett asks "what if you had three weeks to live?" Segments Meet the Cast http://www.armedlutheran.us/about/http://www.armedlutheran.us/mia/http://www.armedlutheran.us/bill/http://www.armedlutheran.us/pastor/ Prayer of the Week Almighty, everlasting God, cause us always to have a devout will toward You and to serve Your majesty with a...

Duration:00:21:03

Episode 265 - Wrapping Up Three Weeks of Stupid

5/9/2021
In this week's "Clinging to God & Guns" show, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett finally fisking an article from Patheos.com that is so chocked-full of stupid that it has taken three full weeks to dissect. The author, a United Methodist "pastor," says we're all going to hell for not supporting gun control, and in this final episode suggests ways to reduce mass shootings that he says "merit our consideration." There's so much stupid that we could not cover it all in one episode go back and listen to...

Duration:00:52:00

Episode 264 - And You Thought Last Week Was the Dumbest

5/2/2021
In this week's "Clinging to God & Guns" show, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett continue fisking an article from Patheos.com that is so chocked-full of stupid that it's going to require three full shows to dissect. The author, a United Methodist "pastor," says we're all going to hell for not supporting gun control. There's so much stupid that we could not cover it all in one episode so tune in next week for episode 265 when we continue our descent into madness. Segments Links of...

Duration:00:48:46

Episode 263 - The Dumbest thing you will Read All Week

4/25/2021
In this week's "Clinging to God & Guns" show, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett get back to their roots by fisking an article from Patheos.com. The author, a United Methodist "pastor," says we're all going to hell for not supporting gun control. Lloyd and Pastor dissect this IQ-destroying article filled with bogus stats, self-righteous slander, logical fallacies, and a staggering level of ignorance. There's so much stupid that we could not cover it all in one episode so tune in next week for episode...

Duration:00:49:50

Episode 262 - Variety Show Minus the Variety

4/18/2021
This week we have a variety show that is lacking in variety. Sgt. Bill and Mia were unable to join us so Lloyd and Pastor Bennett hold down the fort with a little housekeeping, listener comments, and a pontification on civil disobedience and Romans 13. Segments Meet the Cast http://www.armedlutheran.us/about/http://www.armedlutheran.us/mia/http://www.armedlutheran.us/bill/http://www.armedlutheran.us/pastor/ Prayer of the Week Merciful Father, who by the humiliation of Your Son raised up...

Duration:00:44:52

Episode 261 - The Gun Control Dog and Pony Show

4/11/2021
In a longer-than-usual episode, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett review President Biden-Harris' gun control executive orders and debunk a pile of misleading stats, obfuscations, and outright lies. An extended version is available for Reformation Gun Club members which includes over 20 minutes of additional discussion. Come join us today for as little as $1/month! Segments The New Armed Lutheran Book "Duty to Defend" is now...

Duration:01:09:51

Episode 260 - Ask the Armed Lutherans #2

3/28/2021
Today in Part two of "Ask the Armed Lutherans" each cast member shares their own story of gun buyer's remorse. We answer the question "what's the one gun you wish you had never spent your own money on, and why?" Segments Meet the Cast http://www.armedlutheran.us/about/http://www.armedlutheran.us/mia/http://www.armedlutheran.us/bill/http://www.armedlutheran.us/pastor/ Prayer of the Week Almighty God, our heavenly Father, who sent Your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ to take upon Him our...

Duration:00:34:13

Episode 259 - Background Checks and Why You Should Oppose Them

3/21/2021
If the purpose of background checks is to keep guns out of the hands of the wrong people, why shouldn't we support them? Lloyd and Pastor Bennett tackle the issue logically and theologically to help you better understand the consequences of new legislation and why they are bad ideas. Timestamps Links of Interest https://www.saf.org/https://www.gunowners.org/https://www.dcproject.info/ The New Armed Lutheran Book "Duty to Defend" is now...

Duration:00:45:49

Episode 258 - More Tips for Women, a Book Review, and Listener E-Mails

3/14/2021
Armed Lutheran Radio is back after a week off and in this week's variety show Mia shares more shooting tips for women, Sgt. Bill reviews Ben Stoeger's new book "Practical Shooting Training" and Pastor Bennett answers listener questions about concealed carry in church, the Christian concept of vocation, and government authority. Segments Links of Interest Practical Shooting Traininghttps://amzn.to/3teSRxRHeels to Holsterhttps://amzn.to/3qLPTPLhttps://www.armedandfeminine.com/ Meet the...

Duration:00:41:23

Episode 257 - Tips for Women, Training Disparities, and Lent

2/28/2021
In this week's variety show Mia shares shooting tips for women, Sgt. Bill talks about the disparities between your dry fire and live fire training, and we re-visit a classic Lenten message from Pastor Bennett. Segments Pastor Bennett was unable to join us this week due to Lenten services and funerals, please pray for him and for the congregation at St. John's Lutheran in Willow Creek, Minnesota. Meet the...

Duration:00:32:03

Episode 256 - Mail Bag

2/21/2021
In this week's episode, Lloyd is digging into the mailbag to answer some long-overdue listener emails about President Biden, Trump's personality, Florida Man, Trump's support for the Second Amendment, and the Libertarian option in the 2020 election. Timestamps The New Armed Lutheran Book "Duty to Defend" is now available! http://www.armedlutheran.us/duty/http://www.armedlutheran.us/kindle Prayer of the Week O Lord, mercifully hear our prayer and stretch forth the right hand of Your...

Duration:00:38:13

Episode 255 - Ask the Armed Lutherans #1

2/14/2021
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, and life lessons. Segments Meet the Cast http://www.armedlutheran.us/about/http://www.armedlutheran.us/mia/http://www.armedlutheran.us/bill/http://www.armedlutheran.us/pastor/ Prayer of the Week O Lord, we...

Duration:00:48:34

Episode 254 - Why Do Churches Support Gun Control?

2/7/2021
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 gun control by reviewing the results of the 2020 State of Theology Survey by Ligonier Ministries. Timestamps Links of...

Duration:00:42:37

Episode 253 – Concealed Carry, Love Of Neighbor, And The Gunpowder Plot

1/31/2021
In this week's variety show Mia answers questions about concealed carry for women, Pastor Bennett answers a question about love of neighbor, and Lloyd draws historical comparisons between Joe Biden's definition of "unity" and that of King James I of England in 1604. Segments Meet the Cast http://www.armedlutheran.us/about/http://www.armedlutheran.us/mia/http://www.armedlutheran.us/bill/http://www.armedlutheran.us/pastor/ Prayer of the Week Use these Links to Support Armed Lutheran...

Duration:00:45:01

Episode 252 - An End and a Beginning

1/24/2021
Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss the inauguration of Joe Biden and the ignominious end of the Trump administration, and how, as Christians, we should think about the days to come. To hear 20 minutes of additional audio from this episode plus hundreds of hours of exclusive content, join the Reformation Gun Club (http://gunclub.armedlutheran.us). Timestamps The New Armed Lutheran Book "Duty to Defend" is now available! http://www.armedlutheran.us/duty/http://www.armedlutheran.us/kindle...

Duration:00:46:34

Episode 251 - Home Defense, Pre-Season Prep, and Jumping to Conclusions

1/17/2021
In the first variety show of 2021 Mia shares tips for choosing home defense guns, Sgt. Bill talks about prepping for a new season, and Pastor Bennett talks about jumping to conclusions. Segments Meet the Cast http://www.armedlutheran.us/about/http://www.armedlutheran.us/mia/http://www.armedlutheran.us/bill/http://www.armedlutheran.us/pastor/ Prayer of the Week Almighty and everlasting God, Governor of all things in heaven and earth, mercifully hear the supplications of Your people and...

Duration:00:29:11