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

Faith’n’Family – Post-abortion Issues

With guest Ed Szeto and Becky Rogness.

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His Time – Lutheran Heritage Foundation, Theological Reflection, Jesus Calls His First Disciples

(1) Rev. Matthew Heise talks about Lutheran Heritage Foundation, (2) Rev. Dr. David Schmitt talks about the two-day Theological Reflection, and (3) Rev. David Kaiser looks at Luke 5:1-16 and gives today’s sermonette.

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His Time – Trip to the Holy Land, Rural and Small Town Missions, Jesus Drives out Impure Spirits

(1) Rev. Nabil Nour talks about his trip to the Holy Land, (2) Rev. Todd Kolbaum talks about Rural and Small Town Missions, (3) Rev. Joel Fritsche looks at Luke 4:31-44 and (4) Rev. Jonathan Schultz gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – LCEF National Student Marketing Competition

With guests Becca Jones and Vicki Bigss .

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His Time – John the Steadfast, Christian Bioethics, The Scripture Fulfilled

(1) Rev. Joshua Scheer talks about the Brothers of John the Steadfast, (2) Dr. Bob Weise talks about Christian Bioethics, and (3) Rev. Elliot Robertson looks at Luke 4:16-30 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Design of the Human Body

Design of the Human Body — with guest Rev. Dr. Kevin Voss

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His Time – Lutheran Malaria Initiative, A Call to Persevere in Faith

(1) Martha Mitkos talks about the Lutheran Malaria Initiative, and (2) Rev. Greg Fairow looks at Hebrews 10:19-39 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Orphan Grain Train

With guests Mike Widhalm, Blake Tilley, and Ann Dauer.

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His Time – Deaconess Ministry, Rev. Richard Resch, Christ’s Sacrifice Once for All

(1) Grace Rao talks about the Deaconess Ministry, (2) Rev. Richard Resch talks about his work with CTS, and (3) Rev. Quinton Anderson looks at Hebrews 10:1-18.

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Faith’n’Family – LIRS Refugee Sunday

With guests Rev. Bart Day and Tara Mulder.

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