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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His Time – Rural & Small Town Mission, Jesus Raises Lazarus From the Dead

(1)Rev. Todd Kolbaum talks about Rural & Small Town Mission, (2) Rev. John Perling looks at John 11:38-57 and gives today’s sermonette.



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Faith’n’Family – LCMSU Mercy Events and Preview of March 2014 Lutheran Witness

LCMSU Mercy Events with guests Dcs. Shaina Mitchell, Hannah Horstmeyer and Joe Schlie, and Preview of March 2014 Lutheran Witness with guests Rev. Randy Wurschmidt and Rev. Andrew Yaeger.



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His Time – John the Steadfast, Christian Bioethics, Jesus Comforts the Sisters of Lazarus

(1) Rev. Joshua Scheer talks about the Brothers of John the Steadfast, (2) Dr. Bob Weise talks about Christian Bioethics, and (3) Rev. John Fiene looks at John 11:17-37 and gives today’s sermonette.



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Faith’n’Family – LCMS Disabilities Task Force

LCMS Disabilities Task Force — with guests Rev. Dr. Rick Marrs, Rev. Jeff Pflug, and Mona Furstenau.



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His Time – Creation Club, Christianity in Liberia and India, Spiritual Blindness

Rev. Bolay and Rev. Stanley talks about Christianity in Liberia and India, (2) Rev. Warren Woerth talks on the Creation Club, (3) Rev. Hank Simon looks at John 9:24-41, and (4) Rev. Herbert Schumm gives today’s sermonette.



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Faith’n’Family – Laborers for Christ

Laborers for Christ — with guests Max Biesenthal, Ron Johnson, and Marcy Scholl.



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His Time – Lutheran Senior Services, Traveling Weather Show, Jesus Heals Blind Man

(1) Jane Wilke talks about Lutheran Senior Services, (2) Mike Redman talks about weather safety, and (3) Rev. David Burgess looks at John 9:1-23



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Faith’n’Family – First Article Topics: Christ in Media Institute and Navigating the Healthcare Marketplace

With guests Prof. Thomas Kuster, Director of the Christ in Media Institute at Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN, and Melody McArthur, Navigator with Outreach Social Services at Lutheran Senior Services



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His Time – International Student Ministry, Jesus’ Claims About Himself

(1) Vickie Jamieson & Susan Spitz talk about the mission of International Student Ministry, and (2) Rev. Howard Jones looks at John 8:39-59 and gives today’s sermonette.



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Faith’n’Family – When Bad Things Happen

When Bad Things Happen — with guest Rev. Michael Meyer.



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