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August 2, 2020 32 min

On this week's variety show Lloyd draws parallels between the iconoclasts of the Radical Reformation and the current upheaval in the country, Mia talks about popular handgun calibers and hunting rifles, and Sgt. Bill talks about selecting firearms instructors.

Pastor Bennett was unable to join us the week and will be back with us in episode 229.

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  • [0:00] - Blooper
  • [0:37] - Opening and welcome
  • [1:28] - Thanks to our Patron...
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    In this long-awaited return of the Clinging to God & Guns segment, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett review some recent news stories and self-defense situations to glean some important lessons for responsible gun owners and gun-owning Christians.

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  • [0:00] - Blooper
  • [0:17] - Show open
  • [0:43] - Welcome
  • [3:05] - Thanks to our Patrons
  • [5:19] - Introducing today's Topic
  • [5:46] - A Question from our listener, Dana
  • [6:39] - Citizens Ar...
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    On this week's variety show Mia shares some interesting info about the most commonly purchased firearms during the current turmoil around the country, Sgt. Bill talks about training frequency in his Ballistic Minute this week, not just about how often you train, but how often you train different aspects of your skills, and pastor Bennett has an epic rant about the National Museum of African American History and Culture and thei...

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    On this week's variety show Lloyd gives an update on the show, Mia discusses freedom and the importance of the #Gunvote in November we celebrate the 4th of July, Sgt. Bill shares tips for moving into shooting positions in IDPA, and Pastor Bennett pontificates on doing the right thing, even when it's the hard thing to do.

    Segments
  • [0:00] - Blooper
  • [0:37] - Opening and welcome
  • [1:10] - Thanks to our Patrons
  • [2:41] - Latest Show...
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    On this week's variety show Lloyd gives an update on changes to the show in the future and comments on the notion that God won't put more on your shoulders than you can handle. Mia discusses the misrepresentation of hunting laws by the media, Sgt. Bill shares tips for reloading on the move, and Pastor Bennett pontificates about Father's Day.

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  • [0:00] - Blooper
  • [0:42] - Opening and welcome
  • [1:55] - Latest Show News
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    June 7, 2020 28 min

    Lloyd and Pastor Bennett dig into the mailbag to answer listener emails about gun ownership and confirmation bias, the meaning of Exodus 22's "thief in the night" verses, God's wrath, and guns we just can't part with.

    Timestamps
  • [0:00] - Blooper
  • [0:30] - Show open
  • [0:49] - Welcome
  • [1:37] - Introducing today's topic
  • [2:09] - Thanks to our Patrons
  • [4:01] - Question from Jackson
  • [12:14] - Question from Mike
  • [15:13] -...
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    Lloyd visits with special guest Kevin Jaeger, co-host of the Survival and Basic Badass Podcast to discuss prepping, podcasting, and pandemics.

    Links of Interest
  • Survival and Basic Badass Podcast website
  • Survival Prepping on Facebook
  • SBB Episode #231 - Biggest Prepping Fails
  • Email Kevin: preppingbadass at gmail.com
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  • [0:00] - Blooper
  • [0:28] - Show Open
  • [0:45] - Welcome
  • [1:06] - Introducing today's guest
  • [1:39] - Thanking our ...
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    May 24, 2020 42 min

    Lloyd and Pastor Bennett dig back into the mailbag to answer an email from a listener who was critical of Lloyd's commentary in episode 220.

  • Listen to Episode 220 here.
  • Listen to the "It's the People" episode of Unload and Show Clear.
  • Will writes in response to episode 220

    Hey Lloyd,

    As an IDPA member I've subscribed to unload and show clear for a couple years and on the recent episode I was curious about your t...

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    On this week's variety show Mia reviews one of her carry guns: the Sig P365, Sgt. Bill talks about the "M & Ms" of competitive shooting: Misses and Mistakes, and Lloyd comments on the parallels between the Coronavirus and the "War to End All Wars."

    Segments
  • [0:00] - Blooper
  • [0:35] - Opening and welcome
  • [2:20] - Thanks to our Patrons
  • [4:18] - Commentary on the Coronavirus
  • [22:27] - Mia's Motivations with Mia...
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    May 10, 2020 36 min

    Lloyd and Pastor Bennett dig into the mailbag to answer listener emails about the Biblical view of tyrannicide, the "new normal," gun storage laws, and prepping.

    Timestamps
  • [0:00] - Blooper
  • [0:23] - Show Open
  • [0:34] - Welcome
  • [1:31] - Introducing today's topic
  • [2:00] - Thanking our Patrons
  • [3:38] - Question from turbo1889
  • [12:21] - Question from Matthew Tassey
  • [20:36] - Question from Peter
  • [29:55] - Question from Joanna
  • [35:16]...
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    On this week's variety show Lloyd comments on the plans to re-open the country, Mia talks about the importance of carrying at home, Sgt. Bill talks about the "Rule of P's" and how it applies to competitive shooting, and Pastor Bennett discusses Romans 13 in relation to the lockdown and stay-at-home orders across the country.

    Segments
  • [0:00] - Blooper
  • [0:44] - Opening and welcome
  • [1:23] - Thanks to our Patrons
  • [2:45] -...
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    April 26, 2020 49 min

    So much has changed since Lloyd and Pastor Bennett reviewed the various government responses to COVID-19 back in episodes 212 and 213, we thought it would be a good idea to go back and re-assess based on new information and to see how those policies have changed and what harm or good they have done.

    Listen to parts one and two of this discussion in episodes 212 and 213!

    Reformation Gun Club members can hear both episodes 212 and 2...

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    April 19, 2020 40 min

    On this week's variety show Lloyd comments on the contradictory responses to the pandemic, Mia shares info about hunting opportunities during the pandemic, Sgt. Bill is talking about how he's trying to stay prepared for the return of shooting season, and Pastor Bennett shares an Easter message in his pontification.

    Segments
  • 0:00 - Blooper
  • 0:25 - Opening and welcome
  • 2:25 - Commentary on the response to COVID-19
  • 16:30 - Thanks ...
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    April 12, 2020 34 min

    Lloyd discusses the parallels between the gun control movement and the national response to COVID-19 and the ways that numbers are manipulated to obscure the truth, and how the desire for security at all costs drives responses to both gun violence and the pandemic. At the same time it's Easter Sunday. As we huddle together in our lockdowns across the country, like the early disciples following Christ's death, let's reme...

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    April 5, 2020 38 min

    On this week's variety show, Lloyd, Mia, Sgt. Bill and Pastor Bennett share an inside look at their lives during the coronavirus lockdown and ideas for how you can make effective use of your time while you're enduring forced social distancing.

    Segments
  • 0:00 - Blooper
  • 0:35 - Opening and welcome
  • 1:30 - Intro and Commentary
  • 6:26 - Thanks to our Patrons
  • 8:22 - Commentary
  • 15:20 - Mia's Motivations with Mia Anstine
  • 22:06 - Ballist...
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    March 29, 2020 33 min

    As the nation struggles on through the Coronavirus pandemic, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett continue their discussion on how we, as Christians, evaluate the decisions made by our public officials in light of the second great commandment [Matt. 22:39].

    Listen for part one of this discussion in episode 212!

    Reformation Gun Club members will be able to hear both episodes together in one show this week.

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  • [0:49] - S...
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    March 22, 2020 37 min

    As the nation grinds to a halt as a result of the various government responses to the Coronavirus pandemic, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett consider how do we, as Christians evaluate the decisions made by our public officials in light of the second great commandment [Matt. 22:39]. Are these responses showing love for our neighbors or are they knee-jerk reactions that do more harm than good?

    Listen for part two of this discussion in episo...

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    March 15, 2020 46 min

    On this week's variety show, Lloyd shares his thoughts on the COVID-19 pandemic, Mia shares her thoughts about an abortion court case and hunters with special needs, Sgt. Bill is training with optics-ready pistols, and Pastor Bennett discusses common concerns about going to church and taking Communion during this virus scare. 

    Segments
  • 0:00 - Blooper
  • 0:21 - Opening and welcome
  • 1:46 - Thanks to our Patrons
  • 3:35 - Commentary on Cor...
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    March 8, 2020 39 min

    Persecution is mentioned over 70 times in the Bible. Many anti-gun Christians argue that since the Bible calls on us to suffer persecution and to love our enemies, we should not resist the violent criminal with a firearm. If you've heard this argument but don't know how to counter it or if it sounds reasonable but you're just not sure, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss the distinctions between different kinds of persecut...

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    Sgt. Bill continues his review of Dillon reloading press add-ons and upgrades, Mia is on the road again reviewing a scary situation in a New Mexico truck stop, and Pastor Bennett has a sobering segment about keeping your kids safe from social media predators. 

    Segments
  • 0:00 - Blooper
  • 0:31 - Opening and welcome
  • 5:14 - Ballistic Minute(s) with Sgt. Bill 
  • 22:10 - Mia's Motivations
  • 33:27 - Pastoral Pontifications
  • 43:45 - Close
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