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Last Call for NRB 2020!

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Attending NRB 2020? Download the Official Convention App

With thousands of attendees, more than 80 speakers, and dozens of sessions and exhibitors, the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, has a lot to offer. Thankfully, NRB has an app for the Convention that will help attendees navigate it all with ease.


Convention Extras: Screenings at NRB 2020

This year, there will be three screenings taking place at the Convention. They are THE SCRIBE (Wednesday, February 26, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.), ALASKA LONG HUNTERS (Thursday, February 27, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.), and AGAINST THE TIDE (Thursday, February 27, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.).


Press Conferences Scheduled for NRB 2020 (Preliminary)

Press conferences will be held daily by various groups during the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.


Ravi Zacharias to Undergo Surgery; NRB 2020 Convention Appearance Canceled

Ravi Zacharias, Chairman of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM), will undergo spinal repair surgery on February 20, and has canceled his speaking appearance at the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention as he’ll be recovering from the surgery until April.


BGEA’s Ken Barun, Salem’s David Santrella to Be Honored with the ‘Eye to Zion’ Award

Ken Barun, Executive Vice President of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), and David Santrella, President of Broadcast Media for Salem Media Group, will be presented with the Genesis 123 Foundation’s “Eye to Zion” Award on February 25 during an event taking place concurrently with NRB 2020.


NRB 2020 Program Book Now Available to Download

Get an early start on your daily plans for the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, by downloading the PDF version of the Program Book here.


Another Reason to Attend NRB 2020: Hundreds of Resources, Tools, and Services

With dozens of vendors each year showcasing their products and services, the Exposition at the NRB Christian Media Convention is the largest marketplace for Christian media and ministry professionals looking to expand and enhance their media outreach.


NRB to Host Breakfast to Honor Israel at 2020 Convention in Nashville

NRB will host a special, complimentary breakfast event in honor of Israel at the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.


NRB to Host Panel on Religious Liberty Struggles at 2020 Convention in Nashville

How should the First Amendment handle divergent, and sometimes clashing, religious faiths in America?



NRB Press Releases

NRB Announces 2020 Special Service & Media Award Recipients

NRB has announced the recipients of the 2020 NRB Special Service & Media Awards, which recognize last year’s most outstanding ministries, facilities, and programs/producers in the world’s preeminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators.


U.S. Attorney General William Barr Confirmed to Speak at NRB 2020 Convention in Nashville

The Honorable William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States, is confirmed to speak Wednesday, February 26, during the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention taking place February 25-28 in Nashville, Tennessee.


Religious Rights Hidden but Not Forgotten in Supreme Court Arguments

Religious liberty issues were hidden in plain sight this week during U.S. Supreme Court arguments involving a case where a Christian funeral home had terminated its male funeral director when he “transitioned” to a female identity.


NRB's John Milton Project Amens Senators' Letter on Facebook Censorship

Four U.S. Senators have signed a scathing letter to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg stating that, “Yet again, Facebook’s pattern of censorship has reared its ugly head.”


Thorny Issues of Religious Liberty Addressed at the Press Club

The three-way conversation yesterday at the National Press Club with two civil rights lawyers – one an Evangelical Christian and the other a Muslim – who were also joined by a national journalist, didn’t solve all the many knotty issues of religious liberty in America. But at the NRB-hosted event there were many points of agreement.


Senator Ted Cruz Honored with NRB's 2019 Faith & Freedom Award

NRB presented its 2019 Faith & Freedom Award to U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Tuesday, September 10, during the NRB President’s Council Summit on Capitol Hill.


Religious Rights in an Age of Wrongs

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in the National Press Club’s Zenger Room in Washington, D.C., there will be a unique three-way conversation between a career national journalist and two civil liberty attorneys – one a Muslim, the other an Evangelical Christian. Civil liberties attorney and General Counsel for NRB, Craig Parshall, will be launching the discussion with Muslim religious rights attorney and scholar Asma Uddin, the author of the recently released When Islam Is Not a Religion, joined by national journalist and media veteran Steven Waldman, whose most recent book is Sacred Liberty – America’s Long, Bloody, and Ongoing Struggle for Religious Freedom. Parshall calls this event “a unique window into the blunt, controversial questions that most divide America’s religious communities when it comes to civil rights and public responsibilities, as well as an exploration into what could also unite us.”


Supreme Court Gives Life to Christian Funeral Home Case

Yesterday the Supreme Court decided to take up a case involving a Christian funeral home’s objection to a key employee’s decision to “transition” to a different sex. It brings us one step closer to a definitive ruling on the future rights of faith-based businesses and ministries, according to National Religious Broadcasters (NRB).


This Law Renders the Faithful Defenseless

A bill called the Do No Harm Act, winding its way through Congress, could deal a major blow to religious liberty, according National Religious Broadcasters (NRB).


NRB's Voice Heard in FCC's TV Order

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) applauds the proposed decision of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to modernize and simplify current regulations regarding children’s television programming.



Jan. 27-Christian Ministry Shows Official State Ceremony of Yom HaShoah to World

Rev. Mark Jenkins, Executive Producer of Words of Victory Ministries out of Richmond, Virginia, was a member...

Jack Van Impe dies at 88

Popular TV evangelist Jack Van Impe, who was known for his preaching about the End Times has died at the age of 88.

SPLC Demands Big Tech Silence Conservatives in the Name of Fighting White Supremacist Terror

In congressional testimony on Wednesday, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) demanded that big tech, donor-advised funds, and government take action...

Trump Says He Wants to Protect Prayer in Schools

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that his administration would take steps to reinforce protections...

Movieguide® Announces the Nominees for the 28th Annual Movieguide®’s Movies & Entertainment That Inspire

The Awards Gala will be held on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at the historic Avalon Theater...

FCC Proposes to End Radio Station Program Duplication Restrictions

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) has proposed to repeal Section 73.3556 of its Rules...

#YouTubeIsOver? Controversial New Anti-Free Speech Rules Explained

The hashtag #YouTubeIsOver is trending on Twitter with many people angry about what some are calling anti-free speech changes to the platform.

FCC Changes Children’s TV Rules Deadlines

The FCC gave a present to TV broadcasters at the end of last week by issuing a Public Notice announcing the effective date...

Court Blocks Maine A La Carte Law

Comcast and a laundry list of other content distributors* and suppliers filed suit against the law...

Pastor Tony Evans' Wife Lois Passes Away

During her life, she also worked for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the Grand Old Gospel Fellowship Ministry...

Non-Profit Parking Tax Repealed

As part of a year-end consolidated appropriations act signed into law on December 20, 2019, Congress acquiesced to heavy criticism...


Supreme Court to Decide if Transgender Rights Prevail Over Christian-Based Businesses

The US Supreme Court announced on Tuesday it will take up the case involving a Michigan Christian funeral home's objection...

'People Are Afraid': New Effort Aims to Stop Violent Attacks on US Churches and Houses of Worship

A significant portion of the day was dedicated to the important role media play, especially Christian media.

FCC to permit telephone carriers to block robocalls

The Thursday, June 6 decision of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to permit telephone carriers to block robocalls...

What Happens When Christian Movies Go Mainstream?

On March 27, Jon Erwin took the stage at Proclaim 19, this year’s National Religious Broadcasters convention in Anaheim, California...

Equality Act – a 'wrecking ball' on religious liberty

The Equality Act continues to draw strong criticism and warnings from advocates of traditional and biblical values

Facebook executive urges churches to leverage social media for the Gospel

“God wants to do something new with social technology that we’ve never comprehended before,” Nona Jones...

'Equality Act' also threatens school curriculum, says group

Passage of the Equality Act (H.R. 5) – according to groups like the National Religious Broadcasters...

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