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NRB Urges Swift, Fair Confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump on Saturday announced Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, calling her “one of the nation’s most brilliant and gifted legal minds.”


'Cuties' Is Not Cute: DA:NCE Says Children Are Not Mini-Adults

Cuties, a new film on Netflix, features hypersexualized 10- and 11-year-old girls with dance themes that groom youngsters for objectification in childification porn. It also emphasizes racial stereotypes that connect people of color to sexual exploitation.


NRB Survey Shows COVID-19 'Next Steps' for Association Members

NRB has conducted a survey of its members to get an idea of how organizations plan to move forward in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Tony Evans to Preach at Worship Service During NRB 2021 Convention

Pastor, teacher, and author Dr. Tony Evans is scheduled to preach at the Worship Service that will take place the evening of Tuesday, March 16, 2021, during the NRB 2021 Christian Media Convention in Grapevine, Texas.


Fellowship Bible Church Senior Pastor Crawford Loritts Announces Intention to Transition Leadership

Pastor Crawford Loritts shared a “bitter sweet” announcement Sunday with his church family at Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, Georgia, through the church’s Facebook page.


Tyndale House CEO Mark Taylor to Retire after 47 Years; Will Retain Chairman Position

Tyndale House Ministries (THM) has announced that Chairman of the Board and CEO Mark Taylor will retire at the end of March 2021 after serving 47 years at the company. Taylor will retain his position as Chairman.


Harvest’s Cinematic Crusade Draws 17,000+ Professions of Faith Over Labor Day Weekend

More than 1.8 million people reportedly tuned in to Greg Laurie’s cinematic crusade, “A Rush of Hope,” over the Labor Day weekend, breaking attendance records in his ministry’s 30 years of holding evangelistic crusades.


John MacArthur, Grace Community Church Assemble Despite Preliminary Injunction

During the morning service at Grace Community Church this past Sunday, Pastor-Teacher John MacArthur addressed the question of why the Southern California church does not just comply with the orders that have been laid down by the state government with regards to religious gatherings.


Samaritan's Purse Celebrating 50 Years of Ministry - Helping in Jesus' Name

It was in 1970 that Bob Pierce founded Samaritan’s Purse, guided by an impassioned prayer that he wrote in his Bible after visiting suffering children on the Korean island of Koje-do:


15th Annual Values Voter Summit Will Be a Free, Virtual Event September 22-25

FRC Action’s Values Voter Summit (VVS) is going to be a free, four-night virtual event this year due to Washington, D.C.’s COVID-19 reopening guidelines, which limit gatherings.



NRB Press Releases

NRB Applauds Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court; Urges Swift Confirmation

President Donald Trump today announced Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court. In response, the following statement was issued by Daniel Darling, Senior Vice President of NRB, the nation’s preeminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators.


NRB Prays for Family of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Supports Filling SCOTUS Vacancy Immediately

In response to the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the following statement was issued by Troy Miller, CEO of NRB.


Dr. Charles Stanley Steps Down as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Atlanta; Shifts Focus to In Touch

Dr. Charles Stanley announced that he is beginning a new season of life and stepping down as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Atlanta, where he has served for the past 51 years. While continuing to serve the church as Pastor Emeritus, Stanley will focus on In Touch Ministries, which he founded in 1982, and will continue to spread the Gospel through In Touch programs.


LA Superior Court Temporarily Allows County Ban on Indoor Worship, Restrictions on Outdoor Services

In a heavy-handed move against Pastor John MacArthur and his congregation at Grace Community Church, the Los Angeles Superior Court issued a preliminary injunction Thursday prohibiting them from “conducting, participating in, or attending any indoor worship services” and also placing restrictions on outdoor worship.


MobileCause Pulls Plug on Family Research Council One Hour Before Election Broadcast Event Over 'Hate Group' Label

Family Research Council (FRC) had its agreement with fundraising software company MobileCause terminated just one hour before one of its “Pray Vote Stand” broadcasts because of the “hate group” label that the discredited Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) had given the conservative religious organization.


Support for Local Radio Freedom Act Surpasses Majority in the House

Following another push by NRB in early June, the Local Radio Freedom Act (H.Con.Res.20; S.Con.Res.5) now has the bipartisan support of 223 Members of Congress – five more than the 218 votes needed to guarantee a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.


NRB Thanks Senators for Urging POTUS to Ensure First Amendment Fairness for Churches

NRB, the world’s pre-eminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators representing millions of listeners, viewers, and readers worldwide, thanks the 10 U.S. senators who recently sent a letter to President Trump, asking him to do everything in his power to prevent state and local governments from discriminating against Americans seeking to exercise their First Amendment right to practice their religion.


SCOTUS Delivers Major Wins for Religious Liberty with Rulings on Our Lady of Guadalupe and Little Sisters of the Poor Cases

NRB hailed the U.S. Supreme Court’s 7-2 rulings honoring religious liberty in the cases of Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania.


NRB Urges Congressional Support for Local Radio Freedom Act as Majority Nears

NRB is urging members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate who have not yet supported the Local Radio Freedom Act (H.Con.Res.20 and S.Con.Res.5, respectively) to do so now as just a few more co-signers are needed to reach the majority in the House and additional signers are needed in the Senate.


NRB Members Respond to Killing of George Floyd and Protests in Minneapolis

NRB members responded to the viral video posted on Monday that showed a white police officer in Minneapolis with his knee on the neck of George Floyd, an African American man, who died as a result.



Noncommercial Broadcasters and the Political File

Broadcast stations that are licensed as noncommercial do not have any reasonable access requirements.

Attorneys for MacArthur say judge has agreed to trial

The announcement by Thomas More Society means a trial judge will hear Los Angeles County defend...

Hawley Slams Big Tech in Call for Bill Vote

Hawley's "Limiting Section 230 Immunity to Good Samaritans Act" would limit web sites' Sec. 230 immunity from civil liability...

FCC Pushes Back Annual Regulatory Fee Deadline To Monday

Broadcasters will get a few more days to pay their annual regulatory fee to the federal government.

Idaho Police Arrest Three Christians Singing Hymns During Outdoor Worship Service

Latah County commission candidate Gabe Rench, one of the co-hosts of the conservative “CrossPolitic” show, was one...

China Changes Bible Story, Says Jesus Killed Woman Caught in Adultery

The textbook, published by the government-run University of Electronic Science and Technology Press...

Coalition Says Safer Web Means No Sec. 230 Immunity

The Coalition for a Safer Web, whose advisors include former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele...

FCC Decision to Nix Creation of New LPFM Class Gets Reactions

In a Report and Order issued earlier this year, the FCC concluded that it would not move to create a new class..

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to mandate digital apps disclose country of origin

The legislation titled the American Privacy Protection (APP) Act would require the Federal Trade Commission...

Remake of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

The key to the draft legislation is that it would make clear that...

D. James Kennedy Ministries Urges President and Senate to Act Now to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy

D. James Kennedy Ministries today called on President Donald Trump and the U.S. Senate to fulfill their...


NRB Urges Congressional Support for Local Radio Freedom Act

Currently 211 members in the House have signed -- just seven away from the 218 majority needed to block any bill from passing...

NRB Steps Up Efforts To Help Block Creation Of New Radio Royalty

Radio’s performance royalty battle never seems to fall from the Washington playlist, as evidenced by a recent Senate hearing...

Senate Committee To Discuss Music Rights

The Senate Judiciary IP subcommittee will hold a staff briefing on May 27th called “Scope of Music Rights within the DMCA.”

National Religious Broadcasters Music License Committee Formally Recognizes Pro Music Rights as Performance Rights Organization

NRBMLC Executive Director Scott R. Hunter formally recognized Pro Music Rights as a new PRO to NRBMLC Members...

Christian Media Convention held in Nashville

U.S. Attorney General William Barr spoke at the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee...

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

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