Jo Bender

Jo Bender is a radio host, speaker, and college professor. Jo hosts the Friday edition of Connecting Faith on AM900 KTIS and also connects regularly with listeners through her devotional blog. Jo’s career spans many areas of life, including working as a television broadcaster, a stay-at-home Mom (or Chief Home Officer, as she calls it), minister, and bible teacher.


Jo has a passion for sharing the truth of God’s Word and for helping others understand the power and purpose they possess as followers of Christ. She revels in sharing the stories of others who have engaged in their own faith journeys so that others may be encouraged and inspired to live God-honoring lives. 


Jo grew up in Minnesota and resides in the Twin Cities with her husband and their two young sons.