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Religion is a slippery slope in today's society. It can be your best friend or your worst enemy. In the case of these companies, they're sly about their Christianity, although if you ask them, they'd be ready, willing, and able to express their beliefs. Whether subliminally or explicitly, these companies are proud to be Christians. This can mean anything from closing up shop on Sundays to saying a prayer before a company meeting. Either way, these companies use Christianity as the driving force behind their business and core values. 

What are some of the companies you may not know were Christian? For starters there's Forever 21 and In N Out Burger, both of which print bible stanzas on their respective bags. Although hidden from plain sight, they aren't too hard to find if you look. 

Take a look at this list of companies that are Christian-based. You may be surprised to learn about some of these companies, but you shouldn't be if you read between the lines, and their websites for that matter.

Forever 21 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 12 Companies You Didn't Know Were Christian
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Purchase a $15 fringed denim vest or whatever in God's name they are selling this season and you may notice a "John 3:16" printed on your shopping bag. 

Forever 21's owners, the Chang family, are born-again Christians. Mrs. Chang has told reporters that "God told her she should open a store and that she would be successful."

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Forever 21 is an American chain of fashion retailers with its headquarters in Los Angeles, California and sales of $3.7 billion in 2013. Forbes ranked Forever 21 as the 122nd largest private company in America. From the initial, small, 900 square ft. Los Angeles store in 1984 to over 480 locations ...more

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Chick-fil-A is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 12 Companies You Didn't Know Were Christian
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The company wears its Christianity on its sleeve. Not only is it closed on Sundays, but also are vehemently opposed to gay marriage. This shouldn't be all too surprising considering the uproar surrounding the company. Nonetheless, the company, to the average patron, may not be known for its deeply religious beliefs.

Chick-fil-A is an American fast food restaurant chain headquartered in the Atlanta suburb of College Park, Georgia, specializing in chicken sandwiches. Founded in 1946, it is associated with the Southern United States. Chick-fil-A has more than 1,850 restaurants in 41 U.S. states and the District of ...more

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Mary Kay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 12 Companies You Didn't Know Were Christian
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In 1997, the cosmetic queen professed her religious beliefs loud and clear. In particular, she said, "God has blessed us because our motivation is right. He knows I want women to be the beautiful creatures he created."

Mary Kay, Inc. is an American privately owned multi-level marketing/direct sales company that sells cosmetics products. According to Direct Selling News, Mary Kay was the sixth largest direct selling company in the world in 2011, with net sales of USD 2.9 billion. Mary Kay is based in Addison, ...more

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In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 12 Companies You Didn't Know Were Christian
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The California chain has printed biblical passages on its paper bags and wrappers. They aren't in plain view, however. You need to look closely to find them, but as you can see, they are there.

In-N-Out Burgers, Inc. is a regional chain of fast food restaurants with locations in the American Southwest. Founded in Baldwin Park, California, in 1948 by Harry Snyder and his wife Esther Snyder, the chain is currently headquartered in Irvine. In-N-Out Burger has slowly expanded outside Southern ...more

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