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 – Supporting Christian Friends of New Americans

With guests Rev. Dr. Stanish Stanley, Joanie Harwell, and Beena Stanish

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Prophecy in Stars

Faith & Family – It’s the End of the World

With guest Rev. Warren Woerth

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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 – Discovering the Hymnal for Family Devotions

With guest Deaconess Anna Johnson

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LSS Alzheimers

Faith & Family – Learning about Alzheimer’s Disease with Lutheran Senior Services

With Annmarie Wallis, Yvonne Pemberton, and Ann Wilson

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Faith & Family – Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

With guest Phil Klopke

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MASP Organ Festival

Faith & Family – Organ Festival for the Reformation

With guests Dr. Jeffrey Blersch and Dr. Mark Bender

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Museum Of The Bible

Faith & Family – Museum of the Bible

With guest Jeremy Burton

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The Rev. Mark Nierman, pastor of Mount Olive Lutheran Church, gr

Faith & Family – Creating and Sustaining Healthy Congregations

With guest Ted Kober

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Day Sponsor

Faith & Family – Day Sponsor Story: Dr. Jack Fyans

With guest Dr. Jack Fyans

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Brew In The Lou

Faith & Family – Supporting Lutheran Education: Brew in the Lou

With guests Kit Auble, Devri Davis, and Megan Arnold

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