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NRB President Makes Case for Christian, U.S. Support of Israel at Conference in Jerusalem

At the annual Herzliya Policy Conference in Jerusalem, NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson participated in a panel discussion on June 21 highlighting Christian support as a growing strategic asset for Israel.


2018 NRB Media Awards: Nominations Window Opens July 3, 2017

NRB will soon be accepting nominations for the 2018 NRB Media Awards.


Let NRB and MultiView Help You Reach Christian Communicators!

NRB works together with its publishing partner, MultiView, to help you get in front of potential clients, partners, and supporters.


Luis Palau Marks 65 Years of Christian Broadcasting

In 1952, Luis Palau was 18 years old and working at a bank in Argentina supporting his widowed mother and five sisters.


Tourism from North America to Israel on Track for Another Record Year

The Israeli Ministry of Tourism revealed that nearly 347,000 tourists visited Israel in the month of May – just a couple thousand shy of the 349,000 in April, which was the highest amount of visiting tourists since the inception of the state in 1948.


NRB Member Spotlight: Jonathan Goodwin

Over the last decade, Jonathan Goodwin has produced and/or been a guest musician on countless recordings (some of which have been award-winning projects) and recently signed on to produce the underscore for a major motion picture.


Christian Media, Ministry Leaders Plan for Proclaim 18, NRB’s 75th Convention

Members of the NRB Advisory Councils and NRB Standing Committees gathered last week to plan for the next NRB International Christian Media Convention, Proclaim 18, which will be held February 27-March 2, 2018, in Nashville, Tennessee.


NRB at #SBC17

NRB was among the exhibitors at the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, together with NRB member Bott Radio Network, which conducted interviews from the booth.


In Memoriam: Dick Snavely, Founder of Family Life Ministries

Richard “Dick” Mellinger Snavely, Founder of Family Life Ministries, Inc., went to be with the Lord on June 11 at the age of 86.


1280 The Trumpet (KXEG) Becomes First Christian Broadcast Radio Station with Alexa Skill

Last month, 1280 The Trumpet (AM Radio KXEG) became the first Christian broadcaster to launch an Alexa skill, which allows Amazon Echo owners to easily access the station and its all-star lineup of Christian programming.



NRB Press Releases

NRB President Says Jerusalem 'Should Not Be A Bargaining Chip'

In response to President Trump’s decision to delay relocating the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, issued the following statement today:


‘It Is Time to Move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem,’ Says NRB President

NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson joined Jewish and Christian leaders from across the country, along with co-chairs and members of the bipartisan Congressional Israel Allies Caucus, for a Jerusalem Day event on Capitol Hill Tuesday commemorating the reunification of Jerusalem and establishing Israeli control over the Old City after the 1967 Six-Day War.


NRB President Dr. Jerry A. Johnson Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Religious Liberty​

National Religious Broadcasters thanked President Donald Trump for prioritizing First Amendment freedoms and taking first steps to change our nation’s trajectory through executive action at the White House today. He also commented on a meeting with senior White House staff regarding persecution.


NRB Praises FCC Action to Aid Charitable Giving

National Religious Broadcasters today praised the Federal Communications Commission for unanimously adopting an order offered by Chairman Ajit Pai that will enhance charitable giving opportunities for community needs, a long-term policy position supported by NRB.


NRB President Issues Statement on Judge Neil Gorsuch Ahead of Senate Vote

As the U.S. Senate proceeds this week to a vote to confirm Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, issued the following statement.


NRB Applauds Pai Draft Order Advancing Charitable Giving

National Religious Broadcasters today applauded Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai for circulating the draft of a long-awaited order to aid charitable giving opportunities for community needs.


Five Evangelical Preachers Highlight ‘Solas’ of Reformation at Proclaim 17

Five evangelical preachers highlighted the five “solas” of the Protestant Reformation to mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses at Proclaim 17, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Orlando.


Proclaim 17 Highlights Human Cost of Attack on Religious Freedom

Three clients of Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) described their battles for religious liberty Thursday, March 2, at Proclaim 17, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Orlando.


Religious Liberty Needs Restoration, Heritage Experts Tell Christian Communicators

A recovery of religious freedom is needed after eight years of setbacks, participants were told at an event sponsored by the Heritage Foundation Wednesday (March 1) during Proclaim 17, the National Religious Broadcasters’ International Christian Media Convention in Orlando.


Hewitt: ‘Fragrance of Gospel’ Needed on Talk Shows

Christian radio show hosts have an obligation not only “to deliver great news talk” but to make certain the “fragrance of the Gospel is there,” Hugh Hewitt said Tuesday evening (Feb. 28) at Proclaim 17, the National Religious Broadcasters’ International Christian Media Convention.



Austria Among First Nations to Recognize ISIS' Genocide Against Christians

Austria has become one of the first countries in the world to not only formally recognize the genocide being committed...

Russell Moore, Ravi Zacharias, 100 Christian Leaders Sign Criminal Justice Declaration

Leading Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore, apologist Ravi Zacharias and nearly 100 other...

Bott Radio Network Expands in Arkansas & South Dakota

Bott Radio Network (BRN) expanded its nationwide Christian Talk Radio network with the launch of two new radio stations...

Appeals court upholds MS religious freedom law

The Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act protects citizens, public servants, businesses, and religious institutions from...

Canadian District Bans Christian School from Teaching 'Offensive' Parts of Bible

Cornerstone Christian Academy in Alberta, Canada, is being told to stop teaching scriptures that may be considered "offensive."

FCC Approves OneWeb Satellite Broadband U.S. Access

The FCC has unanimously approved global satellite-delivered broadband service OneWeb's request to...

Conservative talk-show host and First Amendment litigator is Trump’s newest lawyer

Jay Sekulow is a fixture on conservative talk radio and a celebrity among conservative organizations.

House Republican criticizes Dems for not rallying behind privacy bill

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) chastised Democrats on Wednesday for not rallying around her internet privacy bill...

Christian Dad Arrested for Blasphemy After Demanding Pay From Muslim for Repaired Bike

A Pakistani Christian man has reportedly been arrested on charges of blasphemy after a Muslim man accused him of insulting the Muslim prophet...

Sullivan Named FCC International Bureau Chief

Agency vet has more than 25 years on staff.

FCC OKs Emailed Annual Cable Sub Notices

The FCC has voted to allow cable operators to save a few more trees.


Johnson Amendment: Confusion and fightin’ words

There was nothing new about the Rev. Jerry Johnson talking about abortion, gay rights and other hot-button moral issues...

Charles Stanley to Be Keynote Speaker at NRB's 'First Amendment Lunch'

NRB announced Thursday that the founder and head of In Touch Ministries was going to be the keynote speaker for next week's event.

FCC To Tackle Two Noncom Priorities in April

The move was applauded by the National Religious Broadcasters organization.

Proclaim 17 Heads for Warmer Weather in Orlando

Proclaim 17, the National Religious Broadcasters’ annual convention and exhibition, will be held Feb. 27–March 2 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Fla.

Wildmon and Criswell Selected for NRB Hall of Fame

The award, which the NRB describes as its most prestigious, recognizes an individual’s “for invaluable contribution...

NRB "Commends Voters" and Christian Turnout

Donald Trump called for healing in his first comments after claiming presidential victory.

Terror attack in Nice spawns prayer, questions

Jerry Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters, tweeted a call to screen "potential immigrants [to the U.S.] for a...

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