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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Faith & Family – Inner City Churches Reaching the Community

With guests Pastor John Suguitan and Deaconess Kelly Jacob from Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Cincinnati, Ohio

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LSS Dunn Road Manor

Faith & Family – Live at Dunn Road Manor!

With guests Annmarie Wallis, Susan Hutchinson, Tammy Payne, RN, and Dunn Road residents Yvonne and Blanche.

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Laurie Vogt sings from the Lutheran Service Book with her children Elizabeth, Abigail (in lap) and Carl during an evening devotion with the Congregation at Prayer resource at their home on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Menomonee Falls, Wis. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Faith & Family – Family Prayers and Devotions for the Holidays

With guest Rev. William Weedon

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Faith & Family – Catechesis & Spiritual Nurture in the Home

With guest Rev. Gaven Mize

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Parishioners and guests attend worship at St. Paul Lutheran Church-Dewberry on Sunday, April 10, 2016, in Cross Plains, Ind. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Faith & Family – Disabilities in the Body of Christ

With guests Mona Fuerstenau, Deaconess Kimberly Trombley, Josh Galgan, and Sandra Rice

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Youth Symposium

Faith & Family – Youth Ministry Symposium

With guests Rev. Mark Kiessling and Julianna Shults, DCE

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Museum Of The Bible

Faith & Family – Museum of the Bible Collections

With guest Rev. Dr. Jeff Kloha

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Marriage

Faith & Family – Lutheran Marriage Encounter

With guests Cheryl & Chris Bates and Rev. Dan & Judy Teuscher

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Rally Day

Faith & Family – KFUO Rally Day!

With guests Ray and Eunice Hausler, Jim and Marjorie Viehland, and Dr. Jack Fyans

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talking tragedy with children

Faith & Family – Talking about Tragedy with Children

With guest Rev. Philip Hoppe

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