Legalization of Marijuana

2014 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session from the 2014 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Delman Coates shares there reasons why he supports the legalization of marijuana. Dr. Delman Coates is Senior Pastor of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton, Maryland. 


Which of Delman’s points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Delman does not condone marijuana use, but supports its legalization for reasons many of us may have never considered. May we talk time to talk about his view with others in our church and consider the implications of legalization on the criminal justice system and economy. 


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