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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Lent Easter 101

Faith & Family – Lent and Easter 101






With Rev. Christopher Seifferlein

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Lent Easter 101

Faith’n’Family – Lent and Easter 101; Film Review – The Case for Christ






With guests Rev. Christopher Seifferlein and Rev. Chad Hoover

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Seminary Wives

Faith & Family – Seminary Wives Looking Ahead to Call Day






With Celina Haupt and seminary wives Kelsey, Krista, and Kyla

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Bethesda Applied College

Faith & Family – Bethesda College of Applied Learning at CUW






With Bobby Kuske and Dr. Wanda Routier

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Bethesda Applied College

Faith’n’Family – Bethesda College of Applied Learning; Concordia Seminary Wives and Call Day






With guests Bobby Kuske, and Dr. Wanda Routier from Bethesda, and Celina Haupt and seminary wives Kelsey, Krista, and Kyla from Concordia Seminary.

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Illuminated Catechism

Faith & Family – The Illuminated Catechism






With Dr. Tony Cook

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Dinner Policy

Faith & Family – Mike Pence’s Dinner Policy for Safeguarding His Marriage






With Rev. Hans Fiene

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Illuminated Catechism

Faith’n’Family – Safeguarding Marriage; The Illuminated Catechism






With guests Rev. Hans Fiene and Dr. Tony Cook

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Vespers at the Lutheran Center for Theological Studies (CLET) on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Dapaong, Togo. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Faith’n’Family – Lutherans Engage in Togo






With guests Peter Slayton and Erik Lunsford.

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Deaconess Peru

Faith’n’Family – Deaconess Mercy Expedition to Peru






With guests Deaconess Grace Rao, Deaconess Dr. Gillian Bond, and CSL Deacones studetns Rachell Highley, Bridgette Sharp, and Michele Musegades.

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