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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.”



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...

Care Net Launches First-Ever Program to Address Abortion in the Church

LANSDOWNE, Va., Aug. 30, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Care Net, a nonprofit ministry that supports one of the nation's largest network of pregnancy centers, has launched Making Life Disciples...

Court Throws Out FTC Throttling Case Against AT&T

The FTC's action against AT&T for throttling the speeds of unlimited data customers has been thrown out by a federal appeals court.

FAB Telemedia Launches Latest Attack on Spectrum Auction

Low power TV station owner and affiliated parties have filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit taking aim at the fact that most LPTVs are not protected...

ACA: FCC Programming NPRM Should Look at Bundling

The American Cable Association says any FCC rulemaking proposal stemming from its inquiry into program diversity should seek comment on forced bundling...

Mel Gibson Tells Greg Laurie 'Passion of the Christ' Sequel 'The Resurrection' May Be His Next Project

Hollywood actor and filmmaker Mel Gibson appeared as a surprise guest at SoCal Harvest at Angel Stadium Sunday night...

Pure Flix Alliance Hosts I AM HOPE Movement in Conjunction with Powerful New Film

In conjunction with the Oct. 21 release of the inspiring true story, "I'm Not Ashamed "...

New Tower Safety Standards Approved

New tower safety standards adopted by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) will be of interest to radio broadcasters...

How one youth pastor is bringing hope to persecuted Christians in Iraq

The charity Open Doors is mobilising thousands of Christians worldwide to bring new hope to the desperate crisis in the Middle East.

Christians Demand Justice for 100 People Killed in 2008 Orissa Massacre as Cases Reopen

Persecuted Christians in India have been given hope for justice concerning the 2008 massacre in Orissa...

LPFMs, Too, Need to File in ETRS

The process of registering in the FCC’s new EAS Test Reporting System has been particularly daunting for some low-power FM...


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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