Vox Magazine

Road-tripping through Missouri


Vox writers traveled southeast to Swiss, south to Devil's Elbow, west to Lexington, north to Rutledge, and dozens of places in between.

Along Providence

Photo by Shannon Elliott

"Behold, now, another Providence..." -William Bradford, American Colonist, 1590-1657

Between two pews

The Second Missionary Baptist Church was founded in 1866.
Photo by Lauren Kastner.

<p class="p2">For Mary Ratliff, the Second Baptist Church is a sanctuary and a platform for change</p>