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

His Time – Christian Bioethics, Parable of the Tenants

(1) Dr. Bob Weise talks about Christian Bioethics, (2) Rev. Stephen Cholak looks at Mark 12:1-12 and (3) Rev. George Black gives today’s sermonette.

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His Time – Depression/Anxiety, Creation Club, Jesus Predicts His Death

(1) Dr. Jack Fyans talks about depression and anxiety, (2) Rev. Warren Woerth talks on the Creation Club, and (3) Rev. Mark Stirdivant looks at Mark 10:32-52 and gives today’s sermonette.

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His Time – Lutheran Senior Services, The Wittenberg Project, Jesus and the Little Children

(1) Jane Wilke talks about Lutheran Senior Services, (2) Rev. Kumm and Rev. Harrison talk about the Wittenberg Project, and Rev.James Dunn looks at Mark 10:13-31 and gives today’s sermonette.

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His Time – Librarian, Comfort Dogs, Divorce

(1) Rev. Ben Haupt talks about the library at Concordia Sem., (2) Tim Hetzner talks about the Comfort Dogs, and (3) Rev. Robert Franck looks at Mark 10:1-12 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Youth and Partnerships in Service

Youth and Partnerships in Service: DCE Daniel Meyer, DCE Christina Stackle, DCE Jason Glaskey

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His Time – Military Chaplain, Whoever Is Not Against Us Is for Us

(1) Captain Michael Frese talks about work as a Chaplain, and (2) Rev. Jay Wheeler looks at Mark 9:33-50 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Celebrating One Year of Faith ‘n’ Family, Visiting with KFUO Families

KFUO Staff Jenny Williams and Mary Schmidt share their stories about their families in celebration of the one-year anniversary of Faith ‘n’ Family.

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His Time – John the Steadfast, Christian Bioethics, Jesus Heals a Possessed Boy

(1) Rev. Joshua Scheer talks about the Brothers of John the Steadfast, (2) Dr. Bob Weise talks about Christian Bioethics, and (3) Rev. Dale Dumperth looks at Mark 9:14-32 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – Celebrating One Year of Faith ‘n’ Family, Visiting with KFUO Families

The Zwonitzer Family, Kip Allen, and the Bates Family share their stories in celebration of the one-year anniversary of Faith ‘n’ Family.

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His Time – Creation Club, Missionary Opportunity, Jesus Feed Four Thousand

(1) Christian Boehlke talks about Missionary Opportunities, (2) Rev. Warren Woerth talks on Creation Club, (3) Rev. Rod Zwonitzer looks at Mark 8:1-21 and (3) Rev. Tim Rossow gives today’s sermonette.

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