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NRB Hall of Fame

The National Religious Broadcasters Hall of Fame stands as a witness for current communicators, a showcase of warriors for Christ who live exemplary lives of valor and compassion, blazing trails and leaving paths for succeeding generations to follow.  NRB's most prestigious award is presented to an individual NRB member for invaluable contribution to the field of Christian communications, exhibition of the highest standards and evidence of faithfulness in Christ. (This award may be presented posthumously.)

NRB Hall of Fame Recipients

Benjamin L. Armstrong Ph.D.
National Religious Broadcasters
Morristown, NJ
Date of Induction: 1998

Kay Arthur
Precept Ministries International
Chattanooga, TN
Date of Induction: 2011

Edward G. Atsinger, III
Salem Communications Corporation
Camarillo, CA
Date of Induction: 2009

William Ward Ayer
Calvary Baptist Church
New York, NY
Date of Induction: 1978

Donald Grey Barnhouse
Bible Study Hour
Philadelphia, PA
Date of Induction: 1978

Cliff Barrows
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Minneapolis, MN
Date of Induction: 1996

Eugene R. Bertermann
The Lutheran Hour
St. Louis, MO
Date of Induction: 1984

Richard P. Bott, Sr.
Bott Radio Network
Overland Park, KS
Date of Induction: 2008

Myron F. Boyd
Light and Life Hour
Seattle, WA
Date of Induction: 1980

Willam R. Bright
Campus Crusade for Christ
Orlando, FL
Date of Induction: 2002

R. R. Brown
Radio Chapel Service
Omaha, NE
Date of Induction: 1976

Larry Burkett
Crown Financial Ministries
Gainesville, GA
Date of Induction: 2011

Ralph Carmichael
Carmichael Enterprises
Newbury Park, CA
Date of Induction: 2001

Donald Cole
Moody Bible Institute
Chicago, IL
Date of Induction: 2006

Chuck Colson
Prison Fellowship Ministries
Lansdowne, VA
Date of Induction: 2010

Lois Crawford
KFGQ Radio
Boone, IA
Date of Induction: 1977

Percy Crawford
Youth on the March
Briarcliff Manor, NY
Date of Induction: 1982

M.R. DeHaan M.D.
Radio Bible Class
Grand Rapids, MI
Date of Induction: 1996

Richard DeHaan
Radio Bible Class
Grand Rapids, MI
Date of Induction: 1983

James Dobson
Focus on the Family
Colorado Springs, CO
Date of Induction: 1991

Bruce Wallace Dunn
Grace Worship Hour
Peoria, IL
Date of Induction: 1994

Joni Eareckson Tada
Joni and Friends International Disability Center
Agoura Hills, CA
Date of Induction: 2012

Theodore Epp
Back to the Bible
Lincoln, NE
Date of Induction: 1986

Stuart W. Epperson, Sr.
Salem Communications Corporation
Camarillo, CA
Date of Induction: 2009

Jerry Falwell
Old Time Gospel Hour
Lynchburg, VA
Date of Induction: 1985

Dr. Paul E. Freed
Trans World Radio
Cary, NC
Date of Induction: 1997

Charles Fuller
Old Fashioned Revival Hour
Pasadena, CA
Date of Induction: 1975

Herman Gockel
This is the Life
St. Louis, MO
Date of Induction: 1979

Billy Graham
Hour of Decision
Minneapolis, MN
Date of Induction: 1981

E. Brandt Gustavson
National Religious Broadcasters
Manassas, VA
Date of Induction: 2002

Dr. B. Sam Hart
Grand Old Gospel
Lansdale, PA
Date of Induction: 2007

Oswald C. J. Hoffmann
Lutheran Hour Ministries
St. Louis, MO
Date of Induction: 1999

Rex Humbard
Rex Humbard Ministry
Boca Raton, FL
Date of Induction: 1991

John D. Jess
Chapel of the Air
Wheaton, IL
Date of Induction: 1995

Clarence Jones
HCJB World Radio
Quito, Ecuador
Date of Induction: 1975

Howard O. Jones
Hour of Freedom
Oberlin, OH
Date of Induction: 1995

D. James Kennedy Ph.D
Coral Ridge Ministries/Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Date of Induction: 2005

John MacArthur
Grace to You
Panorama City, CA
Date of Induction: 2013

Marlin Maddoux
Point of View/USA Radio Network
Dallas, TX
Date of Induction: 2007

Walter A. Maier
The Lutheran Hour
St. Louis, MO
Date of Induction: 1975

J. Vernon McGee
Thru the Bible
Pasadena, CA
Date of Induction: 1989

Aimee Semple McPherson
KFSG-FM/Intl. Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Los Angeles, CA
Date of Induction: 2000

Paul Myers
Haven of Rest
Los Angeles, CA
Date of Induction: 1977

Stephen F. Olford Th.D
Encounter/Olford Ministries International
Memphis, TN
Date of Induction: 2005

Raymond C. Ortlund
Haven of Rest
Pasadena, CA
Date of Induction: 2008

George Palmer
Morning Cheer Broadcast
North East, MD
Date of Induction: 1976

Bill Pearce
Nightsounds
Rockford, IL
Date of Induction: 1992

Paul Rader
Breakfast Brigade
Chicago, IL
Date of Induction: 1976

Pat Robertson
CBN/Family Channel
Virginia Beach, VA
Date of Induction: 1986

Adrian P. Rogers
Love Worth Finding/Bellevue Baptist Church
Memphis, TN
Date of Induction: 2003

Lester Roloff
The Family Altar
Corpus Christi, TX
Date of Induction: 1993

Al Sanders
Ambassador Advertising Agency
Fullerton, CA
Date of Induction: 1997

George Beverly Shea
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Minneapolis, MN
Date of Induction: 1996

Carl E. Smith
Broadcast Engineer
Cleveland, OH
Date of Induction: 1994

Charles Stanley
In Touch Ministries
Atlanta, GA
Date of Induction: 1988

Charles R. Swindoll
Insight for Living
Anaheim, CA
Date of Induction: 2000

Abe Van Der Puy
HCJB World Radio
Colorado Springs, CO
Date of Induction: 2004

C.M. Ward
Revivaltime
Springfield, MO
Date of Induction: 1993

Thomas F. Zimmerman
Assemblies of God
Springfield, MO
Date of Induction: 1987

John Zoller
Christ for Everyone
Detroit, MI
Date of Induction: 1975