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 – Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Creation Club, Paul’s Joy

(1) Dr. Jack Preus talks about Bethesda Lutheran Communities, (2) Rev. Warren Woerth talks on Creation Club, (3) Rev. Lloyd Gaines looks at 2 Corinthians 7:1-16 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Preview of Lutheran Witness Sep 2014; Review of the film, One Generation Away; Tween insights on back to School

With guests Adriane Heins, Ed Szeto, and Cassi Moore.

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His Time – Lutheran Senior Services, By The Way, Church Calendar, The Temple of the Living God

(1) Jane Wilke talks about Lutheran Senior Services, (2) Paul Devantier talks about By The Way, (3) Rev. Kevin Parviz talks about the Bible Feasts, and (4) and Rev. Daniel Larsen looks at 2 Corinthians 6:1-18 and gives today’s sermonette.

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His Time – Lutheran Housing Support, Witness Wednesday, Our Heavenly Dwelling

(1) Nicole Ridley and Rev. Tom Eggold talk about Lutheran Housing Support, (2) Rev. Mark Wood talk about Witness Wednesday, and (3) Rev. Brian Holle looks at 2 Corinthians 5:1-21 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Technology in the Classroom; The Next Generation of Youth

With guests Matt Bergholt and Rev. Dr. Terry Dittmer.

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