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.

Author Archive | Andy Bates

Faith’n’Family – Religious Freedom and Academic Freedom

With guests Dr. Paul Philp and Dr. Gene E. Veith.

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His Time – Lutheran Senior Services, Medical Equipment Drive, Church Calendar, Christ Jesus Came to Save Sinners

(1) Jane Wilketalks about Lutheran Senior Services, (2) Laura Cannon talks about St. Louis Help, (3) Rev. Kevin Parviz talks about the Bible Feasts, and (4) and Rev. looks at 1 Timothy 1:1-20 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – LCMSU 2015 Conference

With guest Rev. Marcus Zill.

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His Time – Concordia Sem. 175th Ann., Witness Wednesday, Further Instructions

(1) Rev. Dr. Dale Meyer talks about Concordia Sem.’s 175th Anniversary, (2) Rev. Mark Wood talk about Witness Wednesday, and (3) Rev. Andrew Fields looks at Colossians 4:1-18 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Movies as a way to tell the Good News

With guests Dr. Jacob Youmans

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