Tonight we share a reflection on what this town believes and now that has impacted life on local streets for both better and worse.
Here's an EXCEPTIONAL passage from a Sunday report . . .
“I am Adam God, father of Jesus Christ!” the leader screamed with a Bible in one hand and a revolver in the other stuffed in the face of the juvenile court officer.
On December 8, 1908, five people lost their lives, and at the center of the event was a religious cult leader known to his followers as “Adam God.”
Before we explore this shocking Adam God Riot on Kansas City’s streets, we need to take a closer look at how this religious sect developed and who was at the center of this horrific event.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
It was a cold December day on the streets of Kansas City. At 4th and Main, some attention was drawn to a group of strangers led by a wiry, bearded older gentleman and an attractive woman, singing on the corner, asking those passing by to give them money.