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NRB Leaders, Members Train Hundreds at 7th Kingdom Media Conference in India

NRB leaders and a team of media experts helped train more than 350 Christian media professionals and college students in Bangalore, India, last week in several areas of media and technology.


Congress Recesses Without Action on Internet Transfer

Congress passed a stopgap spending bill and then recessed on Sept. 28, having failed to pass legislation to delay the transfer of authority over the internet.


In Memoriam: Former Longtime NRB Staffer Edda-Louise Stefanic

Edda-Louise (PeQueen) Stefanic, who served many years as an Assistant Marketing Director for the National Religious Broadcasters back in the 1970s, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the University of Vermont Medical Center of Burlington, Vermont.


In Memoriam: Longtime CBN Staffer David Hummel

Longtime CBN staffer and NRB member David M. Hummel passed away on Sept. 21 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 79.


Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s My Hope Ministry Releases New Film, Decisions

My Hope, a ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), released an all-new, 30-minute program this month titled Decisions, which is accessible free of charge anywhere via television broadcast, internet streaming, and DVD.


Gov. Matt Bevin Honored as 2016 Distinguished Christian Statesman

The D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship, a ministry of Evangelism Explosion International, has honored Kentucky Gov. Matt G. Bevin with its Distinguished Christian Statesman Award.


Threats to Life, Liberty Highlighted During NRB’s 2016 Capitol Hill Media Summit

Members of the NRB President’s Council gathered in Washington, D.C., last week for the 2016 Capitol Hill Media Summit and heard from movers and shakers in the areas of liberty and terrorism.


NRB Debate: Evangelicals Joust Over Trump

Evangelical leaders debated the appropriateness of a vote for Donald Trump during a Sept. 16 event at the National Press Club sponsored by the National Religious Broadcasters.


NRB President Encourages Prayer for 40 Days Leading to Election Day

NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson is joining the call to encourage America's Christians this election season to lift their eyes from politics and earthly princes to the one true God who is the one true hope for America's revival.


Museum of the Bible Holds ‘Topping Out’ Celebration for D.C. Building

Museum of the Bible held a “topping out” celebration on Sept. 13, marking a key milestone in the construction of its 430,000-square-foot facility in Washington, D.C.



NRB Press Releases

R.C. Sproul to Speak on ‘Sola Scriptura’ at Proclaim 17 Closing Gala

Dr. R.C. Sproul, founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries, is scheduled to speak on the topic of “Sola Scriptura” (Scripture alone) at the Closing Gala Dinner on March 2, 2017, at Proclaim 17, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, in Orlando, Florida.


NRB Urges Congressional Action to Protect Internet Freedom ‘While There’s Still Time’

National Religious Broadcasters today urged Congress to act immediately to protect internet freedom “while there’s still time.”


Evangelicals Joust Over Trump at NRB Debate

Evangelical leaders debated the appropriateness of a vote for Donald Trump during a Sept. 16 event at the National Press Club sponsored by the National Religious Broadcasters.


NRB Honors Former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran with 2016 Faith & Freedom Award

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) presented on Sept. 15 its 2016 Faith & Freedom Award to former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, whose employment was terminated last year by the mayor because of his Christian faith and beliefs.


NRB to host: “Evangelicals Debate the 2016 Election: Trump, Clinton, or Other”

National Religious Broadcasters will host a debate, “Evangelicals Debate the 2016 Election: Trump, Clinton, or Other,” with four evangelical leaders at the National Press Club (529 14th Street NW) in Washington, D.C., Friday, September 16, 9:30-11:30 a.m.


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.



GOP, Religious Leaders Fight to Stop Obama from Giving Up the Internet

Leaders are stepping up in a last-ditch effort to stop President Obama from giving up Internet freedom "while there's still time."

CBN News Marks 34 Years of Reporting from a Christian Perspective

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Not too long after its first broadcast in 1961, "The 700 Club" became the go-to source for Christians looking for inspiration and information.

European antitrust chief says user data may factor into merger reviews

The top antitrust regulator in the European Union said on Thursday that officials are weighing whether to more heavily factor the acquisition of data into the way it vets mergers.

FilmOn X Fires Back

Online video streamer FilmOn X continues its push to get a compulsory license and access to broadcast video.

Upton, Walden, Pai to Wheeler: Unlock the Plan

With the vote delayed on FCC chairman Tom Wheeler's set-top box proposal, calls have been renewed for the chairman to publish the latest text of that proposal.

Set-Top Delay Draws Crowd of Commenters

Input continued to flow in after FCC chairman Tom Wheeler pulled the set-top revamp item from a public meeting vote Thursday. to Press Regulators to Block Microsoft-LinkedIn Deal Inc. said it would press regulators in the U.S. and Europe to block Microsoft Corp.’s $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn Corp....

Hackers Infect Army of Cameras, DVRs for Massive Internet Attacks

Attackers used an army of hijacked security cameras and video recorders to launch several massive internet attacks last week...

FCC pulls vote on contentious box plan in final minutes

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) pulled a vote on a contentious proposal to open up the market for television set-top boxes...

IRS: Pastors Must Censor Their Sermons?

A coalition of Republican leaders and attorneys are pushing a measure that would restrict the...

FCC Moves To Increase Programming Access

The FCC today issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to foster consumer choice and access to...


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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