About Kip Allen

KFUO Operations – Kip Allen is host and producer of World Lutheran News Digest. A lifelong Lutheran, Kip’s broadcast career started in 1970 at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville at WSIE-FM. He earned a degree in mass communications. He also studied Russian and history at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. His career has taken him across the country, working in New York, Iowa, Alabama, Louisiana and California, where he was honored by the Southern California Radio and Television News Association with five Golden Mike awards. Following the death of his wife, Kip decided to return to St. Louis where he grew up. Kip spends his off time playing with his computer, reading, brewing beer and gardening.

Author Archive | Kip Allen
Religious Freedom

World Lutheran News Digest – Protecting Tax Exempt Status for Religious Nonprofits






With guest Missouri State Senator Bob Dixon

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Let's Talk

Let’s Talk! The Rev. Mark Preus Is In






Rev. Mark Preus from St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church and Campus Center in Laramie, Wyoming, answers your questions.

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Religious Freedom Military

Free To Be Faithful – Religious Freedom in the Military






With guest Roger Drinnon

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Let's Talk

Let’s Talk! The Rev. Andrew Preus Is In






Rev. Andrew Preus from Trinity Lutheran Church in Guttenberg and St. Paul Lutheran Church in McGregor, Iowa, answers your questions.

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Executive Order Religious Liberty

World Lutheran News Digest – President Trump’s Executive Order on Religious Liberty






With guest Travis Weber from the Family Research Council.

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Let's Talk

Let’s Talk! The Rev. William Cwirla Is In






Rev. William Cwirla from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hacienda Heights, California, answers your questions.

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Human Trafficking

World Lutheran News Digest – Human Trafficking






With guest Rev. Bart Day

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Let's Talk

Let’s Talk! The Rev. Mark Hawkinson Is In






Rev. Mark Hawkinson, Donor Care Coordinator and host of Moments of Assurance on Worldwide KFUO, answers your questions.

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Tax Reform

World Lutheran News Digest – Tax Reform






With guest Brian Walsh

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Playground Case

Free To Be Faithful – Equal Protection for Children on Playgrounds






With guest Christiana Holcomb, legal counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom

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