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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Faith’n’Family – Serving Your Neighbor Where You Are Given

With guests Rev. Hans Fiene, Katie Fiene, Blake Tilley, and Mike and Karen Widhalm.

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His Time – Days of Theological Reflection, Creation Club, Jesus Is Lord of the Sabbath

(1) Dr. David Schmitt & Rev. Ben Haupt talk about the upcoming Days of Theological Reflection, (2) Rev. Warren Woerth talks on Creation Club, and (3) Rev. Kent Peck looks at Luke 6:1-19 and gives today’s sermonette.

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His Time – Lutheran Senior Services, Church Musicians Workshop, Jesus Heals a Paralytic

(1) Anne Marie Utecht talks about Lutheran Senior Services, (2) Kevin Hildebrand talks about a Church Musicians Workshop, and (3) Rev. James Kyes looks at Luke 5:17-39 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – A Home that is Welcoming

With guests Jan Melius, Lisa McMiller, and Mary Ellen Wood.

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His Time – A Healthy Diet, Jesus Calls the First Disciples

(1) Kelly Bristow talks about the importance of a healthy diet.and (2) Rev. Daniel Hahn, Jr. looks at Luke 5:1-16 and gives today’s sermonette.

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