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NRB Members React to Passing of Billy Graham

Testimonies of Billy Graham’s impact and influence quickly flooded the internet February 21 as news spread of the passing of the renowned evangelist earlier in the morning.


Attending Proclaim 18? Download the Official Convention App!

With thousands of attendees, more than 90 speakers, dozens of sessions, and around 200 exhibitors, Proclaim 18 has a lot to offer. Thankfully, NRB has an app for the Convention that will help attendees navigate it all with ease.


Get Breaking News from #Proclaim18

Would you like to be updated on what's going on during Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention? NRB will be publishing last-minute changes, breaking news, and important announcements during Proclaim 18 on Twitter, Facebook, and the official Convention app, which is now available to registered attendees (details here).


Want to Know Who Is Available for Interview at Proclaim 18?

If you’re looking to interview some of the Christian leaders, authors, speakers, and artists who will be attending Proclaim 18, have we got a list for you!


Spotify, Two More Distributors Added to NRB’s 2018 Pitch-a-thon

Three distributors have just been added to the 2018 NRB Pitch-a-thon.


In Memoriam: World-Renowned Evangelist Billy Graham

World-renowned evangelist Billy Graham went to be with the Lord today at the age of 99.


Member Spotlight: Chosen People Ministries

For more than a century, Chosen People Ministries has endeavored to pray for, evangelize, disciple, and serve Jewish people everywhere and to help fellow believers do the same.


Proclaim18 to Focus on Internet Freedom

Proclaim 18, NRB’s 75th annual convention, is coming very soon to Nashville, and anyone interested in communicating freely online should be sure to attend the Public Policy Session on Thursday, March 1.


New Repacking Funds Added to FCC Reauthorization Bill

The House Energy & Commerce Committee approved legislation this week approved legislation to reauthorize the FCC for the first time in more than 25 years.


Trump Administration Aims to Eliminate Funding for CPB

The Trump Administration this week delivered its annual budget request to Congress. Among the ways the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) seeks to...



NRB Press Releases

Museum of the Bible President Cary Summers, Founders & Visionaries Steve and Jackie Green to Speak at Opening Session of Proclaim 18

Museum of the Bible president Cary Summers along with founders & visionaries Steve and Jackie Green are set to take the stage in a keynote panel discussion at the Opening Session of Proclaim 18, the 75th Annual Convention of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, on February 27, 5–7 p.m. CST.


NRB Mourns Passing of Billy Graham

World-renowned evangelist Billy Graham went to be with the Lord today at the age of 99.


ROTW Focus to Ignite 10 Million Christians into Full-Time Faith Sharing

As the Gold Sponsor for Proclaim 18, the International Christian Media Convention taking place February 27-March 2 in Nashville, Tennessee, Revival Outside the Walls ( has ramped up its focus to ignite 10 million Christians into sharing their faith by interlinking all of their Ignite ministries for Christian radio and television, social media, pastors, small group Bible studies, and college curriculum.


Vice President Mike Pence Confirmed to Speak at NRB’s Proclaim 18

Vice President Mike Pence is confirmed to speak Tuesday, February 27, during Proclaim 18, the National Religious Broadcasters’ (NRB) 75th annual Convention, February 27-March 2 in Nashville, Tennessee, the association announced today.


NRB Preparing to Welcome Vice President Mike Pence to Proclaim 18 Convention

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) will be holding its 75th annual Convention February 27-March 2 in Nashville, Tennessee, and is preparing to welcome U.S. Vice President Mike Pence as a speaker.


NRB Mourns Passing of R.C. Sproul

Dr. R.C. Sproul, founder of Ligonier Ministries, went to be with the Lord today (December 14) at the age of 78, the ministry announced.


NRB Praises President Trump’s Declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Relocation of U.S. Embassy

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, released the following statement in response to reports that, in accordance with decades-old U.S. law, President Donald Trump will affirm today that the United States does indeed recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and has set in motion a plan to relocate the U.S. embassy to its rightful place there


Tax Reform Bill Should Honor Free Speech of Churches and Charities

As Congress considers the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act this week, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) welcomed efforts to lift the free speech burden of the infamous “Johnson Amendment” off of all charitable organizations. NRB believes the Free Speech Fairness Act unshackles basic expression, a priceless bedrock principle of our nation, without allowing charities to become conduits for targeted political expenditures.


NRB Praises Religious Liberty Action by Trump Administration

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, issued the following statement today in response to new religious liberty protections issued by the Trump Administration.


Senator James Lankford Honored with NRB's 2017 Faith & Freedom Award

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) presented its 2017 Faith & Freedom Award to U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) on Wednesday, September 13.



FCC To Publish Net Neutrality Repeal Thursday

The Federal Communications Commission plans to make its net neutrality repeal official on Thursday...

FCC Eliminates Hard-Copy Rules Requirement

As expected, the FCC has voted to eliminate the requirement that broadcasters and cable operators keep paper copies of the...

FCC Votes to Speed New Tech Reviews

Speaking at the Feb. 22 public meeting at which the item was adopted, FCC chair Ajit Pai said the change would make the agency an ally...

Billy Graham Dies at Age 99

A spokesman is reporting that evangelist Rev. Billy Graham has died at age 99. He was at his home in North Carolina.

FCC Reauthorization Bill to Include TV Repack Fund Boost

The mark-up--a session to amend and vote on bills--will include H.R. 4986, the FCC Reauthorization Act of 2018, which passed...

Democrats now attack internet rules they once embraced

In the Trump era, it is downright astounding how quickly the Democrats have abandoned any consideration toward having an...

Trump/FCC Propose Billions in New User Fees

The White House, backed by the FCC, is once again seeking to impose a new fee on communications providers that would amount to billions of dollars.

TWR Bonaire Inaugurates 450 kW Transmitter

Christian broadcaster TWR Bonaire celebrated the launch of its new Nautel NX400 450 kW transmitter on Jan. 30.

Ranch Hope is celebrating its 60th year on radio.

To commemorate this milestone, Rev. Dave Bailey Sr., founder of Ranch Hope, hosted a celebration dinner...

FCC Commissioners to Testify in House Feb. 16

The Committee has scheduled a Feb. 16 budget hearing in the subcommittee where it says all five of the commissioners will testify.

Brownback Sworn in as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

Former Kansas Governor Sam Brownback was officially sworn in Thursday afternoon as US Ambassador-at-Large...


Censoring Christians: Google and Facebook and Twitter, oh my

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) launched the initiative via the website

Religious Broadcasters Gather in DC, Announce Response to Problem of Internet Censorship

The National Religious Broadcasters gathered in Washington, D.C., on Thursday to announce their new “Internet Freedom Initiative.”

In Tax Debate, Gift to Religious Right Could Be Bargaining Chip

Conservative Christian leaders say Mr. Trump seized on the issue at the January meeting in his office.

Religious broadcasters' group honors Lankford with award

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) recently presented its 2017 Faith & Freedom Award to U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City.

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.

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