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 – Lutheran Heritage Foundation, Ghanian Lutheran Church, the Samaritan Woman

(1) Rev. Robert Rahn and Rev. Nicholas Salifu talk about their work in Ghana, and (2) Rev. Allen Behnke looks at John 4:7-26 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – 8th Commandment at Home

8th Commandment at Home — Dr. Jack Fyans, clinical psychologist discusses honesty, gossip, social media, and families.

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His Time – Christian Bioethics, John Testifies and Jesus talks with a Samaritan Woman

(1) Dr. Bob Weise talks about Christian Bioethics, (2) Rev. Rod Zwonitzer looks at John 3:22-4:6 and (3) Rev. Clinton McMullin gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – What is a DCE?

“What is a DCE?” — with guests Dr. Debbie Arfsten, Dr. Dave Rueter, and Dr. Kevin Hall.

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His Time – Creation Club, Bender/Jordan Interview, Water Into Wine

(1) Dr. Mark Bender and Dr. Jeannine Jordan talk about music, (2) Rev. Warren Woerth talks about Creation Club, and (3) Rev. Richard Heinz looks at John 2:1-12 and gives today’s sermonette.

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His Time – Lutheran Senior Services, LESA, Jesus calls Philip and Nathanael

(1) Jane Wilke talks about Lutheran Senior Services, (2) Laura Montgomery talks about the upcoming LESA Schools Open House Event, and (3) Rev. Dr. James Knills looks at John 1:35-51 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – The 7th Commandment: Plagiarism and Lutheran Housing Support

The 7th Commandment: Plagiarism and Lutheran Housing Support with guests Tim Goeglein, Fred Kimbrough, and James Kienker.

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His Time – Interview with Rev. Wurschmidt, John Testifies about Jesus

(1) Rev. Randy Wurschmidt talks about his recent recruitment trip to Missouri, and Rev. Dan Wing looks at John 1:19-34 and gives today’s sermonette.

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Faith’n’Family – 7th Commandment and Small Business Owners, Preview of Feb 2014 Lutheran Witness

7th Commandment and Small Business Owners, Preview of Feb 2014 Lutheran Witness — with guests Jeff and Elli Koopman, Rev. Philip Zielinski, and Rev. Jonathan Conner.

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His Time – Soup for the Soul, The Word Became Flesh

(1) Melissa Hower & Tim Petsch talks about the Grace Place Wellness “Soup for the Soul” event, and (2) Rev. Josh Willardsen looks at John 1:1-18 and gives today’s sermonette.

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