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 – Veterans/Soldiers of the Cross, Witness Wednesday, The Pharisees and Sadducees Demand Signs

(1) Rev. Dr. Carlos Hernandez talks about Veterans/Soldiers of the Cross, (2) Rev. Mark Wood talk about Witness Wednesday, and (3) Rev. Philip Ressler looks at Matthew 16:1-12 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – God’s Gifts of Marriage and Sexuality

With guests Rev. Tom Eckstein, Rev. Dr. Peter Scaer, and Rev. Dr. Gary Zieroth.

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His Time – Papua New Guinea Exhibit, LCMS-U Ministry, The Faith of a Canaanite Woman

(1) Dr. Dan Harmelink and Becky Wells talk about the new Papua New Guinea exhibit , (2) Rev. Marcus Zill talks about LCMS Campus Ministry & LCMSU, and (3) Rev. Mark Latham looks at Matthew 15:21-39 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – The Appeal of Islam

With guest Dr. Timothy Furnish.

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His Time – John the Steadfast, Christian Bioethics, Missionary Monday, Traditions and Commandments

(1) Rev. Joshua Scheer talks about the Brothers of John the Steadfast, (2) Rev. Bob Weise talks about Christian Bioethics, (3) Chaplain Gregory Todd talks about his work in Washington DC, and (4) Rev. Stephen Carretto looks at Matthew 15:1-20 and gives today’s sermonette.

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