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.

Author Archive | Andy Bates

His Time – Creation Club, Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Charge to Timothy

(1) Rev. Dr. Jack Preus talks about the upcoming Lutheran Services in America-Disability Network Conference, (2) Rev. Warren Woerth talks on the Creation Club, and (3) Rev. James Yonkers looks at 2 Timothy 3:1-17 and gives today’s sermonette.



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Faith’n’Family – National Lutheran Schools Week

National Lutheran Schools Week — with guests from Lutheran High Schools South, Martin Luther Grammar School, and Trinity Lutheran Church.



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His Time – Lutheran Senior Services, Collegium Vocale Concert, Appeal Renewed

(1) Jane Wilke talks about Lutheran Senior Services, (2) Dr. Bruce Carvell talks about the upcoming concert for Collegium Vocale of St. Louis, and (3) Rev. Jeffrey Harter looks at 2 Timothy 2:1-26 and gives today’s sermonette.



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Faith’n’Family – National Lutheran Schools Week

National Lutheran Schools Weeks — with guests from Unity Lutheran Christian School in East St. Louis, Illinois, and from Martin Luther Grammar School in Sheridan, WY, and from Trinity Lutheran Church Darmstadt in Evansville, IN.



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His Time – March for Life, Loyalty

(1) Maggie Karner and Ed Szeto talk about the March for Life in Washington DC and San Francisco, and (2) Rev. Mark Wood looks at 2 Timothy 1:1-18 and gives today’s sermonette.



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Faith’n’Family – National Lutheran Schools Week

National Lutheran Schools Week with guests Dr. Eric Hipple & students from Metro East Lutheran High School in Edwardsville, Illinois, and guests Dr. Tom Guenzler and Drew Gerdes from Messiah Lutheran School in Weldon Spring, Missouri.



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His Time – VBS, Deaconess Training

(1) Pam Nummela talks about VBS, (2) Deaconesses Grace Rao and Sandra Rhein talk about Deaconess Training, and (3) Rev. William Mons looks at Romans 16:17-27 and gives today’s sermonette.



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Faith’n’Family – National Lutheran Schools Week

National Lutheran Schools Week with guests Zachary Stegman and Students from Good Shepherd Lutheran School, and Mary Rakoski from CPH.



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His Time – John the Steadfast, Christian Bioethics, Final Charge to Timothy

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



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Faith’n’Family – God’s Gift of Sexuality and CUW Students for Life

God’s Gift of Sexuality and CUW Students for Life —- with guests Rev. Gary Zieroth, Dcs. Kim Bueltmann, Mary Reinke, Amy Formella, and Rebekah Karolus.



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