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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Faith’n’Family – College Life Today

Kaitlin Jandereski, Family Studies student at Central Michigan University, shares her views on college life today and the importance of campus ministries like Christ the King Lutheran Chapel, LCMS U at CMU.

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His Time – Lutheran Senior Services, Christian Bioethics, Gentiles Hear the Good News

(1) Jane Wilke talks about Lutheran Senior Services, (2) Dr. Bob Weise talks about issues related to Christian bioethics, and (3) Rev. David Miller looks at Acts 10:34-48 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Christian Concepts for Care: Understanding and Helping People with Mental Health Issues

Dr. Mary Jacob and Rev. Dr. David Ludwig, authors of Christian Concepts for Care: Understanding and Helping People with Mental Health Issues (CPH) discuss the human spirit and Christian care for well being.

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His Time – Sharathon 2015 Update, Witness Wednesday, Cornelius Prays

(1) Buzz, Joanie, and Mary give an update for Sharathon, and (2) Rev. Mark Wood joins us for Witness Wednesday, and (3) Rev. Nathan Meador looks at Acts 10:28-33 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Death with Dignity

Maggie Karner, Director of LCMS Life & Health Ministries and cancer patient discusses Physician Assisted Death and the viral story of Brittany Maynard.

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