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 – Confirmation: History and Practice

With guests Dr. Mark Blanke, Rev. Dr. Marvin Bergman, and Mary Stafford

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Faith & Family – Exceptional Education for Children of All Abilities

With guests Stacy Hoeft, Marty Moro, Richard Schumacher, and Tom Wrege.

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Faith & Family – Hurricane Irma Updates from Local Lutherans

With guests Cassie Moore, DCE, and Leslie Sullivan, DCE

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Poland English Bible Camp

Faith & Family – Poland English Bible Camp

With guests Erin Alter, Stacey McIntyre, and Rev. Dr. Jim Butler

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Hurricane Irma

Faith & Family – Hurricane Irma Updates from LCMS Congregations and Leaders

With guests Nick Moss and Rev. Jay Winters

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Faith & Family – Lutherans for Life Conference Speakers

With guests Dr. Barbara Lane Geistfeld and Dr. Sheila Page

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Faith & Family – New Regional Conferences with Lutherans for Life

With guest Rev. Michael Salemink, Executive Director, Lutherans for Life

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Faith & Family – Confirmation Retreat at Concordia Theological Seminary Fort Wayne

With guest Rev. Matthew Wietfeldt, of Concordia Theological Seminary Fort Wayne

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Faith & Family – Hope in the Midst of Disaster

With guests Ryan Legler, DCE, Memorial Lutheran Church, Katy, Texas; the Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president, LCMS and the Rev. Dr. Scott Murray, Senior Pastor, Memorial Lutheran Church, Houston, Texas

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Faith & Family – Emergency Preparedness with Lutheran Senior Services

With Annmarie Wallis of Lutheran Senior Services

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