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Vice President Renews Promise to Establish Embassy in Jerusalem

Vice President Mike Pence this week re-affirmed the commitment of the Trump administration to moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.


Senate Panel Delves into FCC Issues, House Panel to Come

Members of the Senate Commerce Committee had the opportunity this week to interact on the record with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and former Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, as well as current FCC General Counsel Brendan Carr.


Pew Poll Shows Partisan Gap in Views on Media, Religious Organizations

Recently released polling data from Pew Research Center shows that Republicans and Democrats have strikingly different views on the benefit to society that a number of institutions...


NRB’s Oxford Distinguished Scholar's Program Sends iNRB Student Members to Study Abroad in England

A select group of iNRB student members recently concluded a two-week study abroad trip to Oxford, England, where they engaged in “one-on-one” tutorials with a distinguished scholar at Jesus College in the heart of Oxford University.


NRB EVP & COO Dr. Linda W. Smith to Lead D. James Kennedy Leadership Institute

Dr. Linda W. Smith, NRB’s Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, has been called to serve as the President of the D. James Kennedy Leadership Institute, and will take up her new position at the conclusion of this month.


Nominate Your Organization for an NRB Media Award Before July 31, 2017

NRB is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 Annual Media Awards and will be doing so until July 31, 2017. A long-standing hallmark of NRB, the awards program remains one of the association’s most valued traditions.


NRB Speaks for Internet Freedom During Title II Protest

This week a number of major tech companies and liberal activist groups participated in an online “day of action” to protest FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s steps to reverse the Obama administration’s decision to...


ECFA Warns GuideStar on 'Hate' Labels

The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) this week admonished GuideStar, the widely used charity tracker, for its temporarily halted decision to...


Committee to Consider FCC Nominees

Next Wednesday the Senate Commerce Committee will consider the pending FCC re-appointments of Chairman Ajit Pai and former Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, as well as the new nomination of Brendan Carr...


FCC to Further Consider Wireless Microphones

While much attention was on telephone issues at this week’s FCC Open Meeting — with particular focus on robocalls, “cramming,” and rural call completion...



NRB Press Releases

NRB Files ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’ Proceeding Comments

National Religious Broadcasters today filed comments in the Federal Communications Commission’s proceeding on “Restoring Internet Freedom” and applauded the agency for working to roll back the assumption of “heavy-handed” new powers over the internet in 2015.


NRB Reiterates Support for Internet Freedom

NRB today reiterated its support for internet freedom and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s efforts to return to a “light-touch” regulatory environment that honors free speech and free enterprise online.


NRB Praises Supreme Court Ruling Honoring Equality of Religious Citizens

National Religious Broadcasters welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today honoring religious liberty and the equality of religious citizens in the case of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer.


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.



Senate Dems Take Aim at GOP FCC Noms

Democratic senators didn’t hold back during Wednesday morning’s FCC nomination hearing before the Committee on Commerce...

Lighthouse Christian Radio celebrates its 13th Anniversary

With the slogan, “Shining the Light on Darkness”, Lighthouse Christian Radio 101.3FM has been providing a variety of...

A Proposed Fix To The Pre-1972 Problem

The goal of the legislation is to bring songs made before 1972 into the federal copyright system.

Family Research Council to Host Michael Stokes Paulsen for Discussion on Objections to Religious Liberty

On Friday, July 21, Michael Stokes Paulsen, a distinguished University Chair & Professor of Law at the University of St. Thomas, will...

FCC Approves More Incentive Auction License Transfers

The FCC has approved the license applications of 15 more winning bidders in the FCC's broadcast incentive forward auction.

Facebook Blocks More Than Two Dozen Popular Catholic Pages Without Explanation

Facebook seemed to target only conservative Catholic pages with a significant following, since almost all...

Broadcasters Turn in $2.1 Billion for Reimbursement

So far, the tally for repacking broadcasters has come to more than $2.1 billion, exceeding the $1.75 billion set...

New app aims to connect with refugees

International Christian broadcaster Trans World Radio has been given an exciting new opportunity to reach migrants and refugees...

Samaritan's Purse Comes to the Rescue of Wisconsin Flood Victims

Residents in these counties are suffering from severe flooding caused by historic rainfall.

Nearly Killed by ISIS Cellmates, God had a Purpose for VOM Worker Imprisoned in Sudan

For years he served the persecuted church with The Voice of the Martyrs.

CBN Announces Launch of Live, Social Media-Driven Political Talk Show

The Christian Broadcast Network is launching a new, live social media-driven political talk show.


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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