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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Video Interview: LCMS Disaster Response and Districts Assess Irma Damage Amid Harvey Relief Efforts

LCMS Disaster Response Director Rev. Dr. Ross Johnson talks to Worldwide KFUO radio host Kip Allen, as the Synod and affected districts answer the call following back-to-back hurricanes, joining to bring both physical and spiritual care to victims in the wake of Irma and Harvey.

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Village Lecture Videos: Is the Reformation Still Relevant?

With frequent KFUO Radio guest Rev. ​Bryan Wolfmueller & KFUO’s own Rev. Jonathan Fisk. These videos are from the Village Lectures event that took place Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Village Lutheran Church in Ladue, MO, and were originally broadcast on the LCMS Facebook page.

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The Rev. Bob Selle of Amigos en Cristo Lutheran Mission (right)

Free To Be Faithful – Why Do Christians Show Mercy?

With guests Rev. Ross Johnson and Rev. Michael Meyer

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Let’s Talk! The Rev. Wayne Lawrence Is In

With guest Rev. Wayne Lawrence from St. James Lutheran Church in University City, Missouri.

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David Kunz of Memorial Lutheran Church, Houston, walks a boat through a flooded neighborhood on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, in Houston. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

World Lutheran News Digest – Disaster Response with LCMS Communications

With guests Deaconess Pam Nielsen and Rev. Kevin Armbrust

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Let’s Talk! The Rev. Fritz Baue Is In

Rev. Fritz Baue answers your questions.

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World Lutheran News Digest – Comfort for Hurricane Harvey Survivors

With guest Tim Hetzner, President and CEO, Lutheran Church Charities

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LCMS Disaster Response: Thrivent Matches Funds for LCMS Disaster Response

Thrivent Financial announces matching funds for gifts to LCMS Disaster Response efforts in Texas following Hurricane Harvey.

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Let’s Talk! The Rev. Nabil Nour Is In

Rev. Nabil Nour joins Kip Allen to answer questions in trying times

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LCMS Disaster Response: President Harrison Reflects on Capacity to Help

Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, President, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, reflects on the increased capacity of the LCMS to serve

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