About Kip Allen

KFUO Operations – Kip Allen is host and producer of World Lutheran News Digest. A lifelong Lutheran, Kip’s broadcast career started in 1970 at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville at WSIE-FM. He earned a degree in mass communications. He also studied Russian and history at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. His career has taken him across the country, working in New York, Iowa, Alabama, Louisiana and California, where he was honored by the Southern California Radio and Television News Association with five Golden Mike awards. Following the death of his wife, Kip decided to return to St. Louis where he grew up. Kip spends his off time playing with his computer, reading, brewing beer and gardening.

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Let’s Talk! The Rev. William Cwirla Is In

Rev. William Cwirla from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hacienda Heights, California, answers your questions.

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Religious freedom in the military

Free To Be Faithful – Religious Freedom in the Military

With guest Michael Berry, Deputy General Counsel for First Liberty Institute

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Let’s Talk! The Rev. Mark Hawkinson Is In

Rev. Mark Hawkinson, Donor Care Coordinator and host of Moments of Assurance on Worldwide KFUO, answers your questions.

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Court Ruling Against Artist

World Lutheran News Digest – Freedom of Religion for Artists

With guest Jonathan Scruggs, senior counsel and director of the Center for Conscience Initiatives with Alliance Defending Freedom

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Let’s Talk! The Rev. Andrew Preus Is In

Rev. Andrew Preus from Trinity Lutheran Church in Guttenberg and St. Paul Lutheran Church in McGregor, Iowa, answers your questions.

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Values Voter Summit

World Lutheran News Digest – Religious Freedom at the Values Voter Summit

With guest Peter S. Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at the Family Research Council

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Let’s Talk! The Rev. William Cwirla Is In

Rev. William Cwirla from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hacienda Heights, California, answers your questions.

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Reformation Beer

World Lutheran News Digest – Reformation: What’d Beer Have To Do With It?

With guest Rev. Dr. Mark Bangert

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Let’s Talk! The Rev. Andrew Preus Is In

Rev. Andrew Preus from Trinity Lutheran Church in Guttenberg and St. Paul Lutheran Church in McGregor, Iowa, answers your questions.

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Free to be Faithful

Free To Be Faithful – Religious Freedom Cases in the Supreme Court

With guest Jeremy Tedesco, senior counsel and vice president of U.S. Advocacy and Administration for Alliance Defending Freedom

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