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The Christian Post
Evangelical Leaders Aren't Selling Themselves to Trump, Ronnie Floyd Saysadvice to Trump and his administration. "The Gospel is not being compromised,"
The Christian Post / Posted 19 hours ago
advice to Trump and his administration. "The Gospel is not being compromised," Ronnie Floyd, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, told The Christian Post. "I believe firmly in the Gospel. I never one time compromised the... Read more
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The Christian Post
Evangelical Advisory Board Pressured Trump Admin to Not Deport Iraqi Christiansin the meeting to submit legal memos to the White House on the matter. Pastor
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
in the meeting to submit legal memos to the White House on the matter. Pastor Ronnie Floyd, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, told CP that he was involved in the agreement to send written documents to the administration on... Read more
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Roll Call
For Whom and What Do Faith Leaders Pray?are certainly positive values. But they can be used strategically and selective
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
are certainly positive values. But they can be used strategically and selectively. Russell Moore, head of the Southern Baptist Convention’s policy arm, found that out when his criticisms of Trump’s behavior, the role of religion in... Read more
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The Christian Post
7 Costs to Being an Evangelistic Leader in Your Churchleader in your church. But the benefits are far greater. They last through et
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
leader in your church. But the benefits are far greater. They last through eternity. Free sign up cp newsletter! Dr. Thom Rainer is president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Free sign up cp newsle... Read more
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Salon.com
First gourmet sandwiches, now burger-shaming! Can more sensitive lunches heal America?tax breaks for Biblical theme parks out of gullible state agencies to still mix
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
tax breaks for Biblical theme parks out of gullible state agencies to still mix it up in a culture war battle or two. The Southern Baptist Convention — the second-largest Christian denomination in the U.S. — approved a resolution in 2014 to... Read more
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The Christian Post
Southern Baptist Leaders Respond to Black Minister Leaving Denomination Over 'Rise of Alt-Right'philosophy department, said that recent events compelled him to explain why aft
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
philosophy department, said that recent events compelled him to explain why after years of membership and ministry in the Southern Baptist Convention he has decided to leave. "My reasoning is simple," Ware explained. "As a black scholar of race... Read more
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Raw Story
Black Southern Baptist minister renounces church over its Trump support in a scathing open letteras co-director of the Center for Africana Studies at Oklahoma State University
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
as co-director of the Center for Africana Studies at Oklahoma State University and who has been an ordained minister at the Southern Baptist Convention for nearly a decade. In a scathing open letter published in the New York Times, Ware announced... Read more
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The Christian Post
Caitlyn Jenner, Kid Rock May Run for US Senatefor and I want the Republican Party to do a better job." Arkansas pastor Ronni
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
for and I want the Republican Party to do a better job." Arkansas pastor Ronnie Floyd, who served as president of the Southern Baptist Convention at the time, called Jenner's transition into a woman "sad." "Let me tell you what else is sad:... Read more
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The Christian Post
Christian Grandma Florist Fined for Not Working Gay Wedding Takes 'Last Stand' at Supreme Courtto rally to her defense and support her." Russell Moore, president of the Ethi
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
to rally to her defense and support her." Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, called it a "loss for every American." "The government should not bully people into violating... Read more
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The Christian Post
Vicky Beeching on Eugene Peterson Controversy: 'American Christians' Opposition to LGBT Equality Tied to Money'his stance on Thursday, Russell Moore, who serves as president of the Ethics &
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
his stance on Thursday, Russell Moore, who serves as president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, wrote in The Gospel Coalition that he cannot "overstate just how disappointed I am" in... Read more
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NBC News
Popular Christian author retracts support of same-sex marriagehis question. Peterson's retraction also comes one day after LifeWay Christian
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
his question. Peterson's retraction also comes one day after LifeWay Christian Resources, the publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, said it would no longer sell Peterson's books if they confirmed he did, in fact, support... Read more
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The Christian Post
5 Sobering Realities About Evangelism in Our Churchesrenewal when you sign up May God send an incredible evangelism renewal to our
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
renewal when you sign up May God send an incredible evangelism renewal to our churches. And may it begin in me. Dr. Thom Rainer is president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Free sign up cp news... Read more
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The Christian Post
Here's Why Christians Don't Share Their Faith: Chuck LawlessGaines, front left, and her husband, Steve, pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church n
The Christian Post / Posted 7 days ago
Gaines, front left, and her husband, Steve, pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church near Memphis, Tenn., and president of the Southern Baptist Convention, pray with a woman in Laveen, Ariz., on Saturday, June 10, 2017 near Phoenix. The Gaineses joined... Read more
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The Christian Post
Disciples of Christ Elects First Black Female Leader of an American Protestant Denominationclergy advancing into prominent leadership roles within predominantly white Pro
The Christian Post / Posted 7 days ago
clergy advancing into prominent leadership roles within predominantly white Protestant denominations. In 2012, the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant sect, elected its first African-American president, Pastor Fred... Read more
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The Christian Post
Eugene Peterson Retracts Support for Gay Marriage, Says He Was 'Put on the Spot'Peterson's initial comments on homosexuality, Russell Moore, president of the E
The Christian Post / Posted 8 days ago
Peterson's initial comments on homosexuality, Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention called Peterson's words "so disappointing" but said he would still read the author and learn from... Read more
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The Christian Post
Russell Moore on Eugene Peterson Embracing Gay Marriage: If He Can Make Such an Error, Anyone Canother Christians can make errors too. Moore, who serves as president of the Et
The Christian Post / Posted 8 days ago
other Christians can make errors too. Moore, who serves as president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, wrote in The Gospel Coalition on Thursday that he cannot "overstate just how disappointed I am"... Read more
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Columbia Star
Herbert D. “Danny” Sosbee Sr.Board; chaired the Cemetery Committee, the Ushers, and the BBQ Committee; and w
Columbia Star / Posted 8 days ago
Board; chaired the Cemetery Committee, the Ushers, and the BBQ Committee; and was the General Board Representative to the Southern Baptist Convention. Danny was also a Master Mason of the Eastover Masonic Lodge 406. Danny Sosbee was a good man, a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas pastor Floyd leads prayer for Trump in Oval Officeover and stated that the president ... wanted to say hello to us." The preside
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
over and stated that the president ... wanted to say hello to us." The president made his guests feel welcome, the former Southern Baptist Convention president said. "He'd just gotten back from his trip overseas," Floyd said. "His spirits [were]... Read more
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The Christian Post
Message Bible Author Eugene Peterson: Homosexuality Not Wrong, Megachurches Aren't Real Churchesreferencing 1 Corinthians 6:9. Similarly, Russell Moore, president of the Ethi
The Christian Post / Posted 9 days ago
referencing 1 Corinthians 6:9. Similarly, Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, called Peterson's words "so disappointing" on Twitter. Merritt's own father, James Merritt, a... Read more
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The Christian Post
Parents Must Stay on 'Offense,' Cite Bible When Talking to Kids About Sex, Pastor Saysto stay on the offense. Writing Monday on the website of the Ethics & Religiou
The Christian Post / Posted 9 days ago
to stay on the offense. Writing Monday on the website of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, the policy arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, John Powell, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Hamlin, Texas, offered several pointers to... Read more
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The Christian Post
5 Surprising Discoveries About Growing Churchesthe evangelistic metrics of our churches. Brace yourself for an abrupt dose of
The Christian Post / Posted 9 days ago
the evangelistic metrics of our churches. Brace yourself for an abrupt dose of reality. Free sign up cp newsletter! Dr. Thom Rainer is president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Free sign up cp newslet... Read more
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The Christian Post
Is There a Church Death Spiral?churches. We are learning so much even as I write this information. Stay tune
The Christian Post / Posted 13 days ago
churches. We are learning so much even as I write this information. Stay tuned ... Free sign up cp newsletter! Dr. Thom Rainer is president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Free sign up cp news... Read more
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The Christian Post
Dispelling the 80 Percent Myth of Declining Churcheswe will help you understand how your church can be in that latter group of chur
The Christian Post / Posted 15 days ago
we will help you understand how your church can be in that latter group of churches. Free sign up cp newsletter! Dr. Thom Rainer is president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Free sign up cp news... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
For Some 169 Teens, 2017’S Summer Of Fun Means Helping ChattanoogaWorld Changers and P2 Missions are initiatives of LifeWay Christian Resources (
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
World Changers and P2 Missions are initiatives of LifeWay Christian Resources (Southern Baptist Convention), and are bringing a group of 169 junior high, high school, and college students to Chattanooga from across America on July 8-July 15,... Read more
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The Christian Post
5 Terrible Reasons to Enter Vocational MinistryFor those who don't, the frustration will seem unbearable, and the failure rate
The Christian Post / Posted 19 days ago
For those who don't, the frustration will seem unbearable, and the failure rate is high. Free sign up cp newsletter! Dr. Thom Rainer is president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Free sign up cp newslett... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Southern Baptists offer yard work, gospel message to East Topeka residentsvarious churches come together to serve the Topeka community. Except in this c
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
various churches come together to serve the Topeka community. Except in this case, all the churches were members of the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation’s largest Protestant denomination with more than 15 million members in the United... Read more
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The Washington Times
Does activity in the public square ruin a pastor’s ministry?got convicted that if I was going to be a pastor of a Southern Baptist church,
The Washington Times / Posted 21 days ago
got convicted that if I was going to be a pastor of a Southern Baptist church, I needed to know what’s going on in the Southern Baptist Convention. So I got active. Fast forward to 2010, I served as second vice-president for the South Carolina... Read more
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The Christian Post
Russell Moore, Franklin Graham Orgs. Urge Trump to Tackle Severe Persecution of Sudanese Christiansby the Rev. Franklin Graham's Samaritan's Purse relief organization, and the Et
The Christian Post / Posted 21 days ago
by the Rev. Franklin Graham's Samaritan's Purse relief organization, and the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, of which Russell Moore is president, among others. Minority groups that "do not follow the... Read more
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The Christian Post
5 Overcorrection Mistakes Churches Makethe change can go too far. It's called overcompensation, and it never turns ou
The Christian Post / Posted 21 days ago
the change can go too far. It's called overcompensation, and it never turns out well. Free sign up cp newsletter! Dr. Thom Rainer is president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Free sign up cp newsle... Read more
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The Christian Post
Online Sermons Causing Low Church Attendance?a Friday Signposts podcast interview with Russell Moore, president of the Ethic
The Christian Post / Posted 25 days ago
a Friday Signposts podcast interview with Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, Skye Jethani, author of What's Wrong With Religion: 9 Things No One Taught You About Faith,... Read more
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dna
Modi in US: Trump urged to discuss India's 'discriminatory policies' against 'foreign religious organisations' and NGOsthe Ford Foundation, Amnesty International, and Greenpeace. Other evangelical C
dna / Posted 25 days ago
the Ford Foundation, Amnesty International, and Greenpeace. Other evangelical Christian organisations, such as the Southern Baptist Convention, have also faced discrimination of various kinds. The number of organisations that have lost... Read more
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Business Standard India
Trump urged by US senators to discuss foreign NGO funding issue with Modithe Ford Foundation, Amnesty International, and Greenpeace. Other evangelical C
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
the Ford Foundation, Amnesty International, and Greenpeace. Other evangelical Christian organisations, such as the Southern Baptist Convention, have also faced discrimination of various kinds. The number of organisations that have lost... Read more
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The Economic Times
Trump urged to discuss foreign NGO funding issue with Modithe Ford Foundation, Amnesty International, and Greenpeace. Other evangelical C
The Economic Times / Posted 25 days ago
the Ford Foundation, Amnesty International, and Greenpeace. Other evangelical Christian organisations, such as the Southern Baptist Convention, have also faced discrimination of various kinds. The number of organisations that have lost... Read more
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The Christian Post
Worship Services Need to Recover Pastor-Led Prayerservices in the church. I want to lift up a specific and significant way to do
The Christian Post / Posted 26 days ago
services in the church. I want to lift up a specific and significant way to do this today. (Photo: Adam Covington)Outgoing Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd led a focused time of prayer during the National Call to Prayer for... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called "alt right" movement, and Rick... Read more
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The Christian Post
Top 10 Questions Pastors Ask Metheir churches selflessly and sacrificially. And I am honored to have this smal
The Christian Post / Posted 27 days ago
their churches selflessly and sacrificially. And I am honored to have this small role in their lives and ministries as I walk alongside them. Dr. Thom Rainer is president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Con... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Southern Baptist leader reacts to Tim Farron’s resignation at Acton University 2017Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) – the pu
Acton Commentary / Posted 28 days ago
Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) – the public policy arm of the 15-million-member Southern Baptist Convention – highlighted the importance of religious liberty during his evening plenary speech at Acton... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
Baltimore Sun / Posted 28 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called "alt right" movement, and Rick... Read more
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The Columbian
Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called “alt right” movement, and Rick... Read more
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CBS Denver
Pence Visits Focus On The Family Amid Change For Religious Rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
CBS Denver / Posted 28 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called “alt right” movement, and Rick... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
Lake Placid News / Posted 28 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called "alt right" movement, and Rick... Read more
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The Christian Post
5 Reflections on the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention After serving as President of the Southern Baptist Convention from 2014-2016
The Christian Post / Posted 28 days ago
After serving as President of the Southern Baptist Convention from 2014-2016 and presiding over the 2015 and 2016 Annual Conventions, this year's convention was an interesting journey for me... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
VP Mike Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 28 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called "alt right" movement, and Rick... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 28 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called "alt right" movement, and Rick... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 28 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called "alt right" movement, and Rick... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
KHQ Spokane / Posted 28 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called "alt right" movement, and Rick... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 28 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called "alt right" movement, and Rick... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 28 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called "alt right" movement, and Rick... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 28 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called "alt right" movement, and Rick... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious rightpromoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religiou
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 28 days ago
promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, who pushed his denomination to formally condemn the so-called "alt right" movement, and Rick... Read more
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