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RENO, Nev. (BP) -- The start of legal recreational marijuana sales in Nevada, Baptist leaders in the state say, has provided churches with another ministry opportunity.
"I don't want churches to get [self-righteous] about condemning those" who purchase marijuana legally, said Kevin White, executive director of the Nevada Baptist Convention and an opponent of marijuana legalization. Rather, churches should "minister to them and reach out to them so that their dependency is not on a drug ... What they're lacking is hope in Jesus Christ." Read More