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Courtesy of Dr. Sanjay Gupta

I watched CNN's special called "Weed."

My reaction was probably like many people's reaction. There may, indeed, be a place for medical marijuana in limited circumstances. However, the program seemed to abandon so many of Gupta's earlier cautions. There were certainly warnings in the program, but I was still uncomfortable. Then, I saw this in Charisma and thought it worth passing on. My guess is that her response would similar to that of many evangelicals.

Dr. Gupta, What Are You Smoking? -- Jennifer LeClaire

You really need to watch The Exchange episode to understand this fully (the episode is below), but the blogpost is worth reading as a powerful symbol of unity for a South African multicampus church.

Together Sunday: A Word of Thanks -- GodFirst Tambisa

Kathleen Nielson takes exception to TIME magazine's depiction of a child-free life. For what it is worth, I don't not think that childlessness is sinful, but I did find TIME's article to by flippant.

The Problem with the Childfree Life -- Kathleen Nielson

Here's a recent episode of The ExchangeI taped while in South Africa. Don't forget to join me every Tuesday at 3:00 PM Eastern for The Exchange.

Posted:August 15, 2013 at 6:00 am

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