About Andy Bates

Andy Bates is the host of Faith ‘n’ Family on KFUO and brings a combination of experience and education in broadcasting and youth and family ministry to KFUO. Andy studied at Mineral Area College, Park Hills, MO and transferred to Concordia University, River Forest. At Concordia University, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in communication/theatre with a minor in theology. He also completed a Master of Arts in Religion and a Director of Christian Education certificate. While a student, he was also on the air at KDBB/KFMO, Park Hills, MO and WCBW in St. Louis. Andy is an LCMS rostered Director of Christian Education (DCE) and in addition to his work at KFUO serves Trinity Lutheran Church, Millstadt, IL as Deacon for Youth and Education. Andy and his wife, Lauren, who is also a DCE, are expecting their first child in September. They’re grateful for all the great advice they receive on Faith ‘n’ Family as their family grows.

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His Time – Lutheran Senior Services, St. Paul’s HandBell Choir, The Syrophoenician Woman’s Faith

(1) Jane Wilke talks about Lutheran Senior Services, (2) Carol Petering talks the upcoming 40th Anniversary Celebration of the choirs, and (3) Rev. Nabil Nour looks at Mark 7:24-37 and (4) Rev. Jeremy Jacoby gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Building a Better Breakfast

With guest Laura Morton.

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His Time – “Blessed to be a Blessing” Campaign, Witness Wednesday, Traditions and Commandments

(1) Rev. Dr. Brian Friedrich talks about the “Blessed to be a Blessing” Campaign, (2) Witness Wednesday with Mark Wood, and (3) Rev. Glen Thomas looks at Mark 7:1-23 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Lutheran Witness preview March 2015

With guests Adriane Heins.

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His Time – Outreach Event in Kansas, Fourth Annual Reformation 500, Jesus Walks on the Water

(1) Rev. Todd Kollbaum talks about outreach in Kansas, (2) Dr. Charles Arand talks about the fourth annual Reformation 500, and (3) Rev. David Smith looks at Mark 6:35-56 and gives today’s sermonette.

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