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’n’Family – Veterans at Lutheran Senior Services

Veterans at Lutheran Senior Services

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Faith’n’Family – Married Life While Being Deployed

‘Married Life While Being Deployed’ — with guests Dave and Erica Morris.

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Faith’n’Family – What’s Going on in Scouting?

What’s Going on in Scouting? — with guests Rev. Bart Day, Rev. Dr. Al Collver, and Rev. Dr. W. Mart Thompson.

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Faith’n’Family – Youth Conferences

Youth at the National Lutherans for Life Conference & Spirituality of American Youth — with guests Laura Davis and Rev. Steven Cholak.

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Faith’n’Family – Are youth groups driving teens away?

“Are youth groups driving teens away?” — Rev. Marcus Zill and Jennifer Hills join us today to discuss this important question.

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Faith’n’Family – Intergenerational Approach to Youth Ministry

Intergenerational Approach to Youth Ministry — with guests Rev. Mark Kiessling and James Lohman.

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Faith’n’Family – “A New Reformation?”

“A New Reformation?” — with guests Rev. Dr. Gary Zieroth and Rev. Philip Hoppe.

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Faith’n’Family – Youth Ministry

The Youth Poll — with guest Terry Dittmer of the Youth Ministry.

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Faith’n’Family – “Sunday School: Helpful or Hurtful?”

“Sunday School: Helpful or Hurtful” with Tom Nummela of Concordia Publishing House.

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Faith’n’Family – History of the Reformation for Families

“History of the Reformation for Families” with guest Dr. Daniel van Voorhis of Concordia University in Irvine, Texas

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