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Early Bird Registration Rates for Proclaim 18 Available Until November 1

Registration is open for Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention to be held February 27-March 2, 2018, in Nashville, Tennessee. But to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration discounts, you’ll need to register by November 1, 2017.

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Relief Groups Step Up in Wake of Hurricane Irma’s Rampage

Relief groups are sending volunteers and aid to areas affected by Hurricane Irma in the wake of the destruction left by the storm, which ripped through the Caribbean last week before smashing into the Florida Keys and then the peninsula on Sunday and weakening to a tropical storm late Monday.

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Indian Christian Media Association to Host 8th Kingdom Media Conference in New Delhi

The Indian Christian Media Association (ICMA) is hosting its 8th Kingdom Media Annual Conference September 27-29 at Hotel Taj Vivanta in New Delhi.

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Member Voices: Dr. Erwin Lutzer, The Moody Church

Are you worried about how future public policy will impact your freedom to engage in your work in Christian media? Do you wonder whether your ministry will survive future court decisions and cultural attacks?

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More Key Democrat Senators Question Nominees On Faith

Two more top Democrats in the U.S. Senate have now expressed concern with nominees of President Donald Trump based on religion.

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AM Radio Revitalization on FCC Agenda

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai plans has readied another rulemaking intended to aid in the revitalization of AM radio.

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Michael W. Smith to Take Stage During Israel Session at Proclaim 18

Award-winning singer and songwriter Michael W. Smith will take the stage at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, in Nashville, Tennessee, during the four-day event’s Special Israel Session on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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Conservative Leaders Release Open Letter to News Media Regarding Southern Poverty Law Center

A coalition of 47 conservative leaders and organizations released an open letter to news organizations on September 6, calling on the media to stop using data from the discredited Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) in Alabama.

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Cry Out America 2017 on Monday, September 11

A prayer initiative that began as a result of the terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001, will once again gather millions of Americans in various locations for a time of intercession.

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Mom's March for America: September 23, 2017

On September 23, mothers across the nation will be participating in the Mom’s March for America, a national gathering of mothers to shine the light on the powerful influence of mothers in our homes, communities, and nation; and to raise the bar of decency, civility, and liberty in our culture.

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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.

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NRB Urges Respect for Christian TV in Spectrum Repack

In advance of a hearing entitled “The Broadcast Incentive Auction: Update on Repacking Opportunities and Challenges” in the House Energy & Commerce Committee on Thursday, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) highlighted the value of Christian television programming for local communities.

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NRB President, Members Sign Historic ‘Nashville Statement’ on Sexuality

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, joined more than 100 evangelical leaders – including at least 15 NRB members – as original signatories to The Nashville Statement expressing evangelical convictions about human sexuality released today.

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NRB Files ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’ Proceeding Comments

National Religious Broadcasters today filed comments in the Federal Communications Commission’s proceeding on “Restoring Internet Freedom” and applauded the agency for working to roll back the assumption of “heavy-handed” new powers over the internet in 2015.

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NRB Reiterates Support for Internet Freedom

NRB today reiterated its support for internet freedom and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s efforts to return to a “light-touch” regulatory environment that honors free speech and free enterprise online.

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NRB Praises Supreme Court Ruling Honoring Equality of Religious Citizens

National Religious Broadcasters welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today honoring religious liberty and the equality of religious citizens in the case of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer.

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NRB President Says Jerusalem 'Should Not Be A Bargaining Chip'

In response to President Trump’s decision to delay relocating the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, issued the following statement today:

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‘It Is Time to Move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem,’ Says NRB President

NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson joined Jewish and Christian leaders from across the country, along with co-chairs and members of the bipartisan Congressional Israel Allies Caucus, for a Jerusalem Day event on Capitol Hill Tuesday commemorating the reunification of Jerusalem and establishing Israeli control over the Old City after the 1967 Six-Day War.

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NRB President Dr. Jerry A. Johnson Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Religious Liberty​

National Religious Broadcasters thanked President Donald Trump for prioritizing First Amendment freedoms and taking first steps to change our nation’s trajectory through executive action at the White House today. He also commented on a meeting with senior White House staff regarding persecution.

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NRB Praises FCC Action to Aid Charitable Giving

National Religious Broadcasters today praised the Federal Communications Commission for unanimously adopting an order offered by Chairman Ajit Pai that will enhance charitable giving opportunities for community needs, a long-term policy position supported by NRB.

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FCC Opens Second Post-Auction TV Filing Window

TV stations that want to file for alternate channels or expanded facilities in the post broadcast incentive auction repack can do so beginning Oct. 3

Conservatives, liberals unite against Silicon Valley

The days of unqualified praise from Washington are over for the country’s biggest tech companies..

Repacking Transition Progress Report Must Be Filed by Repacked TV Stations by October 10

The FCC yesterday issued a Public Notice (available here) reminding all TV stations (including Class A TV stations)...

Movement To Push Russia’s State-Sponsored Station Off DC Air.

Several members of Congress are asking the Federal Communications Commission to take a closer look at the operations of...

FCC’s Pai Claims JSA Rules Will Stay As They Are.

The Federal Communications Commission has “no plans” to start a proceeding to alter the current rules governing radio joint sales agreements.

The Hate Machine: How the Southern Poverty Law Center Is Cashing in by Bashing Christians

Once upon a time, the Southern Poverty Law Center served as a champion in the civil rights struggle.

19 percent of college students think it's OK to use violence against a controversial speaker

The survey from John Villasenor, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution...

Twitter rival may lose its web domain

The social media service Gab, which bills itself as Twitter for the alt-right, is on the verge of being booted from the internet.

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Deploys Crisis-trained Chaplains in Naples and Fort Myers, Florida, in the Wake of Hurricane Irma

Prior to the impact of Hurricane Irma in Florida and the southeastern United States, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team began...

AFR listeners helped Eight Days of Hope in TX

American Family Radio listeners have given tens of thousands of dollars to a Mississippi-based ministry that is hard at work in hurricane-ravaged Texas.

FCC About to Take More AM Steps

When the FCC meets next week it plans to vote on an order that would relax certain technical rules for AM stations in the United States.

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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.

Proclaim 17 Heads for Warmer Weather in Orlando

Proclaim 17, the National Religious Broadcasters’ annual convention and exhibition, will be held Feb. 27–March 2 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Fla.

Wildmon and Criswell Selected for NRB Hall of Fame

The award, which the NRB describes as its most prestigious, recognizes an individual’s “for invaluable contribution...

NRB "Commends Voters" and Christian Turnout

Donald Trump called for healing in his first comments after claiming presidential victory.

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...
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