Christianity http://kcur.org en What It's Like To Be A Religious Minority In America http://kcur.org/post/what-its-be-religious-minority-america <p>Many politicians declare the United States to be a Christian nation-- but it’s not, even though the majority of the population is part of some stream of Christianity. The Founding Fathers, while using religion as a basis for some of their decisions, were very clear about making this a country with no official religion.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:51:52 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 51913 at http://kcur.org What It's Like To Be A Religious Minority In America What Do We Know Of Jesus' Life? http://kcur.org/post/what-do-we-know-jesus-life <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">How would you investigate what one itinerant, unemployed Jewish man's life was like 2,000 years ago? &nbsp;The record keeping wasn't so great, there's not even microfiche to consult. &nbsp;It turns out there is a historical evidence to suggest that parts of the biblical account of Jesus' life are highly speculative. &nbsp;Dr. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 05:08:25 +0000 Brian Ellison & Matthew Long-Middleton 42227 at http://kcur.org What Do We Know Of Jesus' Life? Rez Downtown Builds Urban Church Community http://kcur.org/post/rez-downtown-builds-urban-church-community <p></p><p>The renaissance of downtown that has happened in recent years has attracted more than restaurants and real estate developers. As more and more people have come to live, work and hang out downtown, churches have also had their eyes on the area.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 22:05:52 +0000 Alex Smith 38688 at http://kcur.org Rez Downtown Builds Urban Church Community Getting To Know Midtown's 'Running Superman' http://kcur.org/post/getting-know-midtowns-running-superman <p>You may have seen him on the Plaza. Or maybe it was near City Hall. Or perhaps at Arrowhead Stadium on game day.</p><p>Where ever that may be, Michael Wheeler is certainly hard to miss.</p><p>The longtime runner and Kansas City resident wakes up each day and suits up for his long jogs in a rather unusual and flashy outfit: a superman-style cape and t-shirt. Tue, 14 May 2013 00:03:27 +0000 Elana Gordon 36688 at http://kcur.org Getting To Know Midtown's 'Running Superman' Missouri Amendment 2: 'Right To Pray' Or Redundant Rights? http://kcur.org/post/missouri-amendment-2-right-pray-or-redundant-rights <p>On Tuesday, Missouri citizens will vote on Amendment 2, the so-called “right to pray” ballot measure. The amendment would guarantee Missouri residents the right to express religious beliefs and also would allow students in public schools to pray and acknowledge their religion voluntarily.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 02:48:56 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Brian Ellison 22227 at http://kcur.org Missouri Amendment 2: 'Right To Pray' Or Redundant Rights? MLK's Spiritual & Intellectual Father http://kcur.org/post/mlks-spiritual-intellectual-father <p>We may see Martin Luther King, Jr., as the father of the civil rights movement, but history teaches us that the &#39;family&#39; around movements has its roots in previous generations.</p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 19:02:37 +0000 Charlie Upchurch, Jabulani Leffall & Andrea Silenzi 17706 at http://kcur.org MLK's Spiritual & Intellectual Father Local Author Addresses Christian Sexuality In New Book http://kcur.org/post/local-author-addresses-christian-sexuality-new-book <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c195e9537a5-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c195e9537a5-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c195e9537a5-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-918692.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – A new book by a Kansas City pastor puts the discussion about sex in another place: church.</p> Tue, 01 Jun 2010 20:45:17 +0000 6674 at http://kcur.org