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NRB Urges U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem

While U.S. law has for decades recognized that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, the American embassy remains in Tel Aviv.


Trump Administration Expands International Pro-Life Policy

One of President Donald Trump’s first actions in office in January was to put back into effect the Mexico City Policy, which was first instituted by President Ronald Reagan and is intended to...


FCC Begins Process to Roll Back Title II Power Grab

The FCC this week began the process of reversing the previous administration’s decision to impose heavy-handed Title II authority over internet service providers.


Attention to Human Rights Ahead of President's Overseas Trip

U.S. President Donald Trump will soon be embarking on his first overseas trip since taking office. Ahead of this trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel...


NRB Members Top List of Groups that Had the Most Positive Cultural Change in 2016

Six NRB member organizations topped a list of organizations that Christian conservatives said made the most positive impact on American society during 2016.


In Memoriam: Anne Kennedy, Widow of Late EE Founder D. James Kennedy

Anne Lewis Kennedy, whose late husband, Dr. D. James Kennedy, led her to faith and founded Evangelism Explosion, went to be with the Lord May 16, according to an announcement from the ministry.


NRB President to Speak at Jerusalem Day 2017 Event on Capitol Hill

NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson will be among the speakers at the Jerusalem Day 2017 event on Capitol Hill being hosted next Tuesday, May 23, by the Israel Allies Foundation.


The Vice President Speaks Against Persecution and Genocide

Vice President Mike Pence assured attendees at this week’s World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians that the Trump Administration will be an ally to Christians and others who suffer harm for their faith around the world.


Johnson Amendment Gets a Hearing

Even as President Donald Trump took executive action last week to provide relief from the burden of the Johnson Amendment, a congressional panel was examining the issue in light of legislation to provide a more permanent fix.


Broadcasting and Internet on FCC Agenda

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s effort to reverse the previous administration’s internet power grab will most certainly be the headliner of the agency’s open meeting next week...



NRB Press Releases

‘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.


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.


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.


NRB President Issues Statement on Judge Neil Gorsuch Ahead of Senate Vote

As the U.S. Senate proceeds this week to a vote to confirm Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, issued the following statement.


NRB Applauds Pai Draft Order Advancing Charitable Giving

National Religious Broadcasters today applauded Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai for circulating the draft of a long-awaited order to aid charitable giving opportunities for community needs.


Five Evangelical Preachers Highlight ‘Solas’ of Reformation at Proclaim 17

Five evangelical preachers highlighted the five “solas” of the Protestant Reformation to mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses at Proclaim 17, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Orlando.


Proclaim 17 Highlights Human Cost of Attack on Religious Freedom

Three clients of Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) described their battles for religious liberty Thursday, March 2, at Proclaim 17, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Orlando.


Religious Liberty Needs Restoration, Heritage Experts Tell Christian Communicators

A recovery of religious freedom is needed after eight years of setbacks, participants were told at an event sponsored by the Heritage Foundation Wednesday (March 1) during Proclaim 17, the National Religious Broadcasters’ International Christian Media Convention in Orlando.


Hewitt: ‘Fragrance of Gospel’ Needed on Talk Shows

Christian radio show hosts have an obligation not only “to deliver great news talk” but to make certain the “fragrance of the Gospel is there,” Hugh Hewitt said Tuesday evening (Feb. 28) at Proclaim 17, the National Religious Broadcasters’ International Christian Media Convention.


Europe Losing Against Sharia, U.K.’s Lord Pearson Tells Pastors at Proclaim 17

Europe will have difficulty stemming the tide of Islam and sharia law, but the United States still has an opportunity, a member of the British Parliament said Tuesday, February 28, during Proclaim 17, the National Religious Broadcasters’ International Christian Media Convention in Orlando.



Aurora Argues for Retaining the Main Studio Rule

For those who support the elimination of the main studio rule, one strong argument continues to come to the forefront:

LPFMs Want FCC To Pause On Translator Siting Rules.

Roughly 200 AM broadcasters have already filed applications to relocate translators based on the new translator siting rules.

Why Trump's trip to Israel was so crucial to his evangelical base

President Trump’s first international trip included meetings with global Catholic, Muslim and Jewish leaders, but...

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims Memorial Day, May 29, 2017, as a Day of Prayer for Permanent Peace

Memorial Day is our Nation's solemn reminder that freedom is never free. It is a moment of collective reflection on the noble sacrifices...

A giant ark is just the start. These creationists have a bigger plan for recruiting new believers.

Ken Ham built an ark, a Noah-sized ark, in the verdant, landlocked hills of the American heartland.

20,000+ pro-lifers March for Life in Croatia

Thousands of Croatians, including the country’s deputy prime minister, turned out for the second annual March for Life on Saturday...

Trump appoints pro-life conservative to lead faith-based office

There is more good “personnel” news for pro-family advocates: President Trump has hired another top social conservative...

FCC Proposes Cutting Budget, Staff

The FCC's 2018 budget features cuts in staff and budget according to the Administration's final budget, released Tuesday (May 23).

GOP Lawmakers Warn Trump That Obama Health Bureaucrat Could Hamper Pro-Life Agenda

Some Republican lawmakers say the priorities of Dr. Francis Collins, appointed as NIH director in 2009 by President Barack Obama, do not align with President Donald Trump’s.

Billy Graham Chaplains Deployed to Manchester to Offer Aid

A team of chaplains from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Rapid Response Team has deployed...

FCC Proposes Collecting 7% Less in Fees in 2017

The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to collect $356,710,992 in regulatory fees from broadcasters and other...


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...

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.

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