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
adulting couple

Faith’n’Family – #adulting: Relationship between Parents and Kids & Personal Experiences






With guests Megan Miessler, and Naomi and Matthias Wollberg

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adulting Kids Coping

Faith’n’Family – #adulting: Learning to Be an Adult & Staying Connected to the Church






With guests Shelly Schwalm and Paige Edgington

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Memory Care

Faith & Family – Memory Matters






With Carol Dippold

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Parenting Internet Generation

Faith & Family – Parenting the Internet Generation






With Chris McKenna

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Parenting Internet Generation

Faith’n’Family – Parenting the Internet Generation; Memory Matters






With guests Chris McKenna and Carol Dippold

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Servant Events

Faith & Family – LCMS Servant Events






With Jim Lohman and Jolene Siebarth

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Missionary Life

Faith’n’Family – LCMS Servant Events; Missionary Deaconess Rachel Jaseph






With guests Jim Lohman, Jolene Siebarth, and Deaconess Rachel Jaseph

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Computer Security

Faith & Family – Information Security on Personal Devices






With Dave Farquhar

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Emotions Lent

Faith & Family – Emotions during Lent






With Dr. Leslie “Jack” Fyans, Jr.

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Emotions Lent

Faith’n’Family – Emotions during Lent; Information Security on Personal Devices






With guests Dr. Leslie “Jack” Fyans, Jr. and Dave Farquhar.

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