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The Seven Demands of Leadership
By Dr. John C. Maxwell
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An earnest young man once approached me during a Q & A session, and asked, “What is the ONE THING I need to know to be a great leader?” as if he was searching for the hidden key to unlock the universe. Amused by the simplicity of his question, my answer was equally simple: “To be a great leader, there's more than ONE THING you need to know about leadership.”

Headlines: This Week in Religion News
Iraq: Negative Pentagon Report, Anti-War Demonstrations

Evangelicals Condemn Torture

UNESCO Calls for Halt to Temple Mount Dig

Here is an  example of Baptists being obstructionists on a "no-brainer" in their response to the declaration on torture:
TENNESSEE-- Torture declaration irrational, prof says.

Cover Story: Huntsville: Death Capital

Capital punishment is a hotly debated issue for many groups and prominent individuals living in the U.S. who either support or oppose it on moral, religious, and emotional grounds. One state that has become a focal point for that debate is Texas, where 385 executions have taken place over the past three decades.

In this May 2003 report, Lucky Severson traveled to Huntsville, where the state prison has carried out more executions than any other in the country, to talk to people of faith about their views on capital punishment. (Rebroadcast from May 16, 2003)

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Profile: William Sloane Coffin

Reverend William Sloane Coffin, a former Yale University chaplain known for his peace activism during the Vietnam War and his continuing work for social justice, died last April at the age of 81. The well-known Presbyterian preacher, who had retired to the small town of Stafford, Vermont, had already suffered two strokes and was receiving hospice care for congestive heart failure. In an August 2004 interview with Bob Abernethy, the late activist spoke about his views on faith, civil rights, U.S. policies in Iraq and his lifelong commitment to world peace. (Rebroadcast from August 27, 2004)

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Feature: Buddhist Mandala

In the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attacks, 20 Tibetan Buddhist monks visited the U.S. hoping to help Americans heal after the terrorist attacks by building a seven-foot-wide mandala at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly cameras provide a behind-the-scenes look at the construction of this symbolic work of art. (Rebroadcast from January 18, 2002)

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Land Gets It Right This Time:

Posted on Mar 15, 2007 | by Tom Strode WASHINGTON (BP)--Christians, Jews and Muslims should be able to live together peacefully while remaining faithful to their different beliefs, Southern Baptist religious liberty specialist Richard Land said recently in a panel discussion on Islam and the western world.  Read More.

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    "She may not see eye to eye with Evangelicals on abortion and gay rights, but she will make the case (like many Democrats do) that biblical values run deeper to include poverty, the environment, the war in Iraq, stopping the genocide in Darfur, etc."

    - more evidence for the broadening evangelical agenda from the congressional correspondent for Pat Robertson's Christian Broadcasting Network, David Brody, in positive comments about Hillary Clinton. (Source: CBN )

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