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 – The Homelanders Generation & Dads, Kids, and Horseplay

With guests Cassie Moore and Christopher Brown.

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His Time – 2015 Life Conference, Creation Club, Rejoicing in Heaven

(1) Tracy Quaethem and Maggie Karner talk about the 215 Life Conference, (2) Rev. Warren Woerth talks on Creation Club, and (3) Rev. Richard Pape looks at Revelation 19:1-21 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – The Good Dad Project; Lutheran Camps & Retreats

Larry Hagner, founder of The Good Dad Project, discusses his fears, challenges, and joys of life as a husband and father, and Doug Kading and Dr. Craig Oldenburg share stories from camp and plans for the 2015 season.

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His Time – Lutheran Senior Services, ALMA, The Resurrection

(1) Jane Wilke talks about Lutheran Senior Services, (2) Rev. James Tino talks about ALMA, and (3) Rev. Roderick Hathaway looks at Matthew 28:1-20 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Lutheran Camps & Retreats offer year-round programs

Lutheran camp and retreat center leaders discuss opportunities and programs for youth and families in 2015.

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