UMKC Research Combats African American Health Disparities

disparities_bothA theme of healthy living runs throughout Calvary Temple Baptist Church at 29th and Holmes in Kansas City, in its stacks of black health magazines, in HIV prevention posters and most profoundly in the Calvary Community Wellness Center, with rows of treadmills and elliptical machines and a rock-climbing wall.

People ask Calvary’s pastor, the Rev. Eric Williams, why this focus on health — at church? He answers with John 3:2. Read more.