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COVID-19 Steps up to a Hot Microphone

Technical difficulties were expected in the world I grew up in. Technical difficulties were everyone’s reminder that the world wasn’t ready for: the digital, the virtual, and the cybernetic. And then along comes COVID-19.

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In Memoriam: World Renowned Apologist, Evangelist Ravi Zacharias

World renowned Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias went to be with the Lord on May 19, 2020, at the age of 74, less than two weeks after being told by doctors that there was nothing more they could do to treat the very rare and aggressive cancer that was found earlier this year in his sacrum.

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Save the Dates for NRB’s 2021 Convention: March 15-18 in Grapevine, Texas

Planning is already underway for the 2021 Convention at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. If you haven’t already, be sure to save these dates: March 15-18, 2021.

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Religious Leaders Calling for Congress to Protect Houses of Worship as They Reopen

Most states have begun to ease restrictions on businesses and social activity after weeks of lockdowns to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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U.S. Senators Urge Leadership to Consider Nonprofits, Churches in Next Relief Proposal

Sens. James Lankford (R-Okla.) and Angus King (I-Maine) sent a bipartisan letter last week to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to advocate on behalf of nonprofits, charities, and houses of worship so that they are not overlooked in the fourth-phase relief proposal for the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Michael Martin Becomes ECFA President; Dan Busby Transitions to President Emeritus

Michael Martin officially took the helm at the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) as its seventh President on May 1. Dan Busby, meanwhile, transitioned to President Emeritus.

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Israel Begins First Phases in Opening

The world we are living in today is ever changing.

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K-LOVE, Air 1 Parent Company EMF Launches AccessMore Platform for Faith-Focused Podcasts

Educational Media Foundation (EMF) – parent company of K-LOVE, Air1, and WTA Media – is taking a step in a new direction with the May 18 launch of “accessmore” – an online podcast platform featuring a growing library of on demand, faith-based podcasts.

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Max Greiner’s ‘Lion of Judah’ Monument Installed in Israel

A 1,134-pound, 11-foot long bronze lion sculpture valued at more than $100,000 has been installed in the Bloomfield Garden, one of the largest parks in Jerusalem.

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Member Spotlight: Trace & Beth Embry

Trace and Beth Embry are the Founders and Directors of Shepherd’s Hill Academy (SHA), a licensed Christ-centered, therapeutic wilderness-style program and accredited school for troubled teenagers, located just north of Atlanta, Georgia.

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NRB Press Releases

NRB Thanks Senators for Seeking Support for Nonprofits, Churches in Next COVID-19 Relief Proposal

NRB thanks Senators James Lankford (R-Okla.) and Angus King (I-Maine) for spearheading an effort to advocate on behalf of the nation’s nonprofits, charities, and houses of worship as Congress considers a fourth-phase relief proposal for the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

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NRB Welcomes New Senior VP of Communications, Dan Darling

NRB has tapped Daniel Darling to serve as its Senior Vice President of Communications effective May 1.

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NRB Applauds DOJ's Stand for Religious Freedom in Mississippi Church Case

NRB applauded the recent move by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in support of religious freedom.

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NRB Applauds FCC Move to Facilitate Religious Broadcasts Amid COVID-19 Crisis

NRB lauded the FCC’s recent decision to give flexibility to TV broadcasters for airing important community programming, including religious services.

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Kay Arthur Receives NRB Milestone Award

Kay Arthur, Co-Founder of Precept Ministries International, received an NRB Milestone Award during the presentation of the NRB Special Service Awards at the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Mart DeHaan Receives NRB Milestone Award

Our Daily Bread Ministries’ Mart DeHaan received an NRB Milestone Award during the presentation of the NRB Special Service Awards at the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Don Hughes Receives NRB Milestone Award

NewLife Radio’s Don Hughes received an NRB Milestone Award during the presentation of the NRB Special Service Awards at the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Jack Pelon Receives NRB Milestone Award

Pillar of Fire Radio Network’s Jack Pelon received an NRB Milestone Award during the presentation of the NRB Special Service Awards at the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Compassion International Receives NRB’s Billy Graham Award

Compassion International received the 2020 Billy Graham Award for Excellence in Christian Communications during the presentation of the NRB Special Service Awards at the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Michael Youssef Receives NRB’s William Ward Ayer Award for Distinguished Service

Dr. Michael Youssef, Founder/President of Leading The Way, received the 2020 William Ward Ayer Award for Distinguished Service during the presentation of the NRB Special Service Awards at the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Chicago threatens to temporarily close churches that defy gathering restrictions

The city of Chicago has threatened to temporarily close at least three churches that continue to violate...

July 31, 2020 Marks First Deadline Under FCC’s New Must-Carry Election Regime

Ever since Congress created the must-carry/retransmission consent regime in the 1992 Cable Act...

Democrats propose limits on political ad targeting in backlash to Facebook

A Democratic House bill that would tighten restrictions on online political ad-targeting on platforms...

Memorial Service to Honor Life of Christian Apologist Ravi Zacharias to be Livestreamed Friday

A private memorial service will be live-streamed on Friday, May 29 to celebrate the life and legacy of Christian evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias.

California Ends Ban on In-Person Religious Services as One Church Takes Ban to US Supreme Court

California’s governor is finally willing to let houses of worship begin actual in-person worship again.

Comments Dates Set on Proposals to Expand Video Description Requirements of TV Stations and MVPDs

The FCC currently requires what they now call “video description” by commercial television broadcast stations...

House Democrat to introduce bill cracking down on ad targeting

ep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) is set to introduce legislation placing restrictions on political advertising on social media platforms.

China Forcing Christian Teachers to Renounce Their Faith so Students Are Properly Indoctrinated in Communism

Bitter Winter reports this movement began in the communist country soon after President Xi Jinping underscored at a national education conference...

Gray TV to Supremes: FCC Got It Right on Broadcast Dereg

Gray TV has filed an amicus brief at the Supreme Court backing the FCC's appeal of a federal court's smackdown of its broadcast deregulation decision.

Senators pressure FCC to reconsider approval of Ligado 5G

A bipartisan group of 32 lawmakers sends a letter citing Pentagon concerns about GPS interference.

Pai Says FCC Handling Thousands Of COVID-19 Complaints

During an oversight teleconference hosted by the House Energy and Commerce Committee...

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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

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...
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