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The 20 Evangelicals Who Pray with Trump

Compelling list of religious leaders who have the ear of the president speaks volumes about our commander-in-chief's faith

They’re invited to meetings at the White House.

They exchange calls, texts and emails with administration staffers.

And they occasionally pray with the president.

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Here’s a list of some of the key evangelical leaders — mostly men, but also one woman — who were on President Donald Trump’s campaign evangelical executive advisory board and/or have served in an advisory role since his inauguration.

Gary Bauer — president, American Values; former president of Family Research Council; former chief domestic policy adviser in the Reagan administration

Mark Burns — co-founder and CEO of The NOW Television Network in Easley, South Carolina; spoke at the 2016 Republican National Convention

Tim Clinton — president, American Association of Christian Counselors

James Dobson — author, psychologist and host, “Family Talk”

Jordan Easley — pastor of Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, Tennessee; chairs Southern Baptists’ Young Leaders Advisory Council

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Jerry Falwell Jr. — president, Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia

Ronnie Floyd — author and senior pastor, Cross Church in northwest Arkansas; former Southern Baptist Convention president

Jack Graham — author and pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas; former Southern Baptist Convention president

Rodney Howard-Browne — co-founder of The River at Tampa Bay Church and Revival Ministries International in Florida

Harry Jackson — senior pastor, Hope Christian Church in Beltsville, Maryland; co-founder of The Reconciled Church: Healing the Racial Divide

Robert Jeffress — senior pastor, First Baptist Church of Dallas; hosted Fourth of July event at Kennedy Center featuring President Trump as a speaker

Richard Land — president, Southern Evangelical Seminary in Matthews, North Carolina; former president, Southern Baptist Convention Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission

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Greg Laurie — author and senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California

Eric Metaxas — author and host, “The Eric Metaxas Show”; speaker, 2012 National Prayer Breakfast

Johnnie Moore — author, religious freedom advocate and public relations executive; serves as unofficial spokesman for group of evangelicals advising Trump administration

Frank Page — president and CEO, Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee; former Southern Baptist Convention president; former member of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Tony Perkins — president, Family Research Council

Ralph Reed — founder, Faith and Freedom Coalition; former executive director, Christian Coalition

Tony Suarez — executive vice president, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference

Paula White — senior pastor, New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka, Florida; first clergywoman to give an invocation at an inauguration

This article originally appeared in Religion News Service.

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