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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Faith’n’Family – The Appeal of Islam

With guest Dr. Timothy Furnish.

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His Time – Creation Club, The Parable of the Hidden Treasure

(1) Rev. Warren Woerth talks on Creation Club, and (2) Rev. Mekru Bekele looks at Matthew 13:44-58 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Rev. Sam Schuldheisz on movie “Left Behind”

Rev. Sam Schuldheisz takes a look at the movie “Left Behind”.

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His Time – Lutheran Senior Services, Lead A Child/CCCS, The Parable of the Weeds

(1) Jane Wilketalks about Lutheran Senior Services, (2) David Saving talks about LeadaChild/CCCS’s upcoming Gala, and (3) Rev. Mark Junkin looks at Matthew 13:24-43 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Death with Dignity

Discussing Physician Assisted Death and the viral story of Brittany Maynard.

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