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ChristianityToday.com User Agreement
1.1 This agreement governs your use of the ChristianityToday.com (CT) Internet information service (the "Service"), including the Community interactive chat and discussion areas (the "Interactive Areas") operated by ChristianityToday.com, a unit of Christianity Today International. ("CTI"). Additional terms and conditions of use applicable to specific areas of the Service may also be posted in such areas and, together with this agreement, govern your use of those areas. This agreement, together with any such additional term and conditions, are referred to as this "Agreement."
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