About Andy Bates

Andy Bates, Director of Programming, began his broadcasting career in 1993 at a small station in Park Hills, MO. Andy earned a Bachelor of Arts in communication/theatre with a minor in theology at Concordia University Chicago. He also earned a Master of Arts in Religion and a Director of Christian Education (DCE) certificate. He has served in parish education, youth and family ministry, outdoor ministry and higher education. Andy joined the KFUO staff as producer and host of Faith & Family in 2013. Andy and his wife, Lauren, who is also a DCE, are the proud parents of Oscar.

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Family Systems

Faith’n’Family – Families, Faith, and Family Systems Theory

With guests Dr. Vern L. Bengtson and Rev. Dr. Peter Steinke.

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Luther's Seal

His Time – Lutheran Reformation Hymn Competition Winner, Creation Club, “Paul Before Felix at Caesarea”

(1) Rev. Dr. Wilfred L. Karsten, winner of the Reformation Hymn Competition, (2) Rev. Warren Woerth talks on Creation Club, and (3) Rev. Jeffrey Pautz looks at Acts 24:1-23 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Walking Together

Faith’n’Family – Walking Together

With guests Larry Lemke, Linda Lemke, and the Rev. Dr. Kevin Golden.

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Paul in Rome

His Time – Lutheran Senior Services, Historically Speaking, “A Plot to Kill Paul”

(1) Jane Wilke talks about Lutheran Senior Services, (2) Concordia Historical Institute presents Historically Speaking, and (3) Rev. Kurt Mews looks at Acts 23:12-35 and gives today’s sermonette.

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ADA Anniversary

Faith’n’Family – 26th Anniversary of the ADA with Bethesda Lutheran Communities

With guests Mike Thirtle, Mark Hagen, and Sean O’Connell.

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