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Administration Wants to Turn Over the Internet’s Keys on Oct. 1

Last week the Obama Administration announced that it intends to turn over the keys to the internet on October 1 “barring any significant impediment.


District Court Halts Obama Administration School Locker Room Directive

In response to a challenge by the State of Texas and 12 other states, a federal judge this week ordered a halt to an Obama Administration gender identity directive to the nation’s public schools.


Proposal to Clarify Parity for Noncom Music Broadcasters

Following a filing by the NRB Noncommercial Music License Committee (NRBNMLC) pointing out a regulatory ambiguity potentially troublesome for noncommercial stations, the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) has proposed a clarification to help.


NRB Members Provide Aid to Louisiana Victims after Unprecedented Flooding

NRB member organizations are aiding and ministering to the victims of this month’s catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, which has been declared the worst natural disaster to strike the U.S. since Superstorm Sandy in 2012.


Christian Leaders Urge Presidential Candidates to Stand with Israel

NRB members are among the hundreds of Christian leaders across the United States who have signed their names to a letter asking the nation’s next President to stand with Israel.


Registration for Defending Truth Conference Now Open

NRBTV is hosting its fourth annual Defending Truth Conference to teach Christians how to reach others and defend their faith respectfully.


LifeWay Films, Fathom Events Present 'The Insanity of God' in Theaters Nationwide Aug. 30 Only

The Insanity of God, LifeWay Films’ first theatrical release, will hit cinemas across the nation next week, showing in select locations on Tuesday, August 30, at 7:00 p.m. local time.


Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Gathering Women from Thousands of Churches to ‘Cry Out’ in Prayer

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Revive Our Hearts is hosting a large-scale simulcast prayer event on Friday, Sept. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. CT/PT and 7 to 10 p.m. ET/MT to gather thousands of women to pray for God’s mercy and supernatural intervention in our world, our nation, our churches, our cities, and our homes.


'7 Steps to Courage' Helps Readers to Embrace a Life of Courage, Grace

Author, speaker, and TV host Ann White has released a new book to inspire and guide readers to embrace a life of courage and grace.


Movieguide Sets Theme for 25th Annual Faith & Values Awards

“The Inspired Life” is the theme for next year’s 25th Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry, announced Dr. Ted Baehr, Founder of Movieguide® and the Christian Film & Television Commission®.



NRB Press Releases

Tech Corporations Push Agenda of Religious ‘Intolerance and Discrimination,’ NRB President Says

In response to reports today that TechNet, a coalition of major technology company senior executives, has urged Capitol Hill leaders to discriminate against religious organizations, National Religious Broadcasters President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson made the following statement


NRB Mourns the Death of Bill Armstrong

Former United States Senator Bill Armstrong (R-Colo.), president of Colorado Christian University, passed away July 5 after a long battle with cancer. The following statement was issued today by Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, in response to the death of Armstrong:


Supreme Court Sends ‘Ominous’ Religious Freedom Signal, NRB Says

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is deeply disappointed by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Tuesday not to grant a hearing to Stormans v. Wiesman, a case challenging pharmacy rules tailored by the state of Washington to discriminate against those with religious objections to abortion. NRB agrees with dissenting Justice Samuel Alito that “this case is an ominous sign.”


NRB President, Members Respond to Orlando Massacre

The following statement can be attributed to Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of the National Religious Broadcasters.


NRB Supports ‘Protecting Internet Freedom Act’

The National Religious Broadcasters today announced support for the Protecting Internet Freedom Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to defend vital liberty at the heart of the internet.


‘One-Sided Neutrality’: Facebook Suppression of Conservative News is Part of Censorship Pattern, NRB Says

Revelations that Facebook regularly suppresses conservative news websites from its trending section is just the latest example of a pattern of censorship by the social media behemoth, according Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters.


Are Christians ‘Ashamed of the Gospel?’ Professor Robert George Asks NRB Leaders

In a time of moral and cultural upheaval, American Christians must be challenged whether they are “ashamed of the Gospel,” Professor Robert P. George told about 90 leaders and friends of National Religious Broadcasters gathered in Washington, D.C., for its third annual First Amendment Lunch, May 5.


NRB Urges Kasich to Study — Not ‘Chill Out’ — About Religious Liberty

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s “naïve or poorly informed” religious liberty comments in response to a question about North Carolina’s new law protecting women and girls in public restrooms is a matter of concern to Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters.


Israel is a Friend to U.S. and Christians, NRB Says

In advance of the upcoming American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference, National Religious Broadcasters today re-affirms its support for and solidarity with Israel. Likewise, NRB opposes the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement that seeks to gain inroads into Christian communities.


NRB Applauds Secretary Kerry’s Recognition of ISIS Genocide of Christians

National Religious Broadcasters thanks U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for concluding that the barbarism being perpetrated against Christians in the Middle East by ISIS is, in fact, “genocide.”



Franklin Graham: America's New Enemies Are 'Progressives' and 'Godless Secularism'

Graham reported on his latest Decision America Tour prayer rally in Boston on Tuesday, which he said on Facebook was attended by over...

Newton Media Selected as Agency for Open Doors USA

Newton Media has been selected as the agency of record for Open Doors USA, ministering to persecuted Christians worldwide.

China: Five Christian prisoners released ahead of G20 summit

China has released five Christian detainees in Zhejiang province after four months in prison for protesting a church demolition.

Christian Leader Arrested in Russia as Law Banning Evangelism Outside of Churches Goes Into Effect

The first reports of Christian leaders being arrested in Russia following the passing of new anti-terrorism laws that ban evangelism outside of churches have started coming in.

FCC Fees Edge Up Thanks to Inflation

The Federal Reserve may be concerned about the pace of inflation, but broadcasters will likely be glad...

TV Station Owners Aren't Going to Get a Big Pay Day From the Wireless Industry

Wireless carriers and an array of other bidders at a federal airwave license auction offered only about one-quarter...

Obama Admin. Faces 'Massive' Lawsuit over Christian Genocide

The American Center for Law and Justice filed a "massive" federal lawsuit Tuesday against the U.S. State Department over what it calls the department's "inaction on genocide."

Court Decision Raises Edge Provider Regulation Issues

A new federal court ruling leaves some doubt as to who can enforce consumer protections on search engines and other edge providers...

D.C. Court Rejects Spectrum Auction Challenge

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has dismissed a low power TV challenge to the FCC's incentive auction.

Advocates hail Europe's net neutrality guidelines

Advocacy groups cheered on Tuesday the release of new guidelines for implementing net neutrality rules in the European Union.

Reach Beyond Team Tackles Mountainous Terrain to Rebuild Quake-Damaged Nepal Radio Station

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 30, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Despite border delays and monsoon-drenched roads, Reach Beyond workers are succeeding in their efforts to rebuild a Christian radio station...


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...

Putin Signs Measure Revoking Religious Freedom: ‘Most Restrictive in Post-Soviet History’

“The United States government and all other nations that profess a commitment to religious freedom should urge Russia to repeal this unjust law, NRB President Dr. Jerry A. Johnson said.

US evangelicals hail British vote to leave EU

Interviewed by Baptist Press, the president of National Religious Broadcasters, Jerry Johnson, said that "the British have reminded us...

How can Trump win the many undecided evangelicals? We asked them.

Donald Trump will meet behind closed doors on Tuesday with hundreds of the nation’s most prominent Christian conservatives.

Christian Broadcasters Deplore Orlando Killings

“All people, regardless of sexual orientation, have the absolute right to be secure and live safely in the United States of America.”

National Religious Broadcasters 2016 conference was proclaimed a success

The National Religious Broadcasters Convention had their annual meeting in Nashville this year in a four day event, plus...

Exhibitor Growth Pushes February Exhibit Space Up 2.3%

NRB International Christian Media Convention & Exposition likely clinched a return to the Fastest 50 rankings by boosting its...

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