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Registration Now Open for NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention

Registration for the world’s largest annual gathering of Christian media and ministry professionals is now open, and if you register before November 15, you can receive an Early Bird discounted rate.

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Why Google Matters

This might just be the stuff of political thrillers or conspiracy theories, if it didn’t have some credibility to back it up. Even further, it has powerful significance for NRB, its members, and their millions of listeners, viewers, and readers.

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2020 NRB Media Awards: Nominations Deadline Approaching

Until 11:59 p.m. ET on Saturday, August 31, 2019, all NRB members are invited to nominate the individuals and organizations that they believe best meet the awards criteria.

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Post Job Openings on NRB.org and NRB Today for Free

NRB members may post job openings on the NRB.org website and in the association’s weekly e-newsletter, NRB Today, at no cost.

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90.9 KCBI Receives 2019 Bonner McLane Public Service Award

The Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) has honored 90.9 KCBI, Dallas, and its volunteers with the 2019 Bonner McLane Public Service Award in the Large Radio category.

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Family Life Receives Sixth Four-Star Rating

Family Life Ministries in Bath, New York, has earned its sixth four-star rating from Charity Navigator since 2013.

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Kendrick Brothers' New Film, 'Overcomer', in Theaters on August 23

Overcomer, an inspirational new sports drama from Alex and Stephen Kendrick, the creators of War Room, releases in theaters across North America August 23.

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Pro-Life Movie 'Unplanned' Releases on DVD, Blu-ray, Digital

The controversial pro-life movie Unplanned is now available on DVD, Blu-ray, and digital formats, bringing the transformational story of former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson to homes around the world.

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Hard Questions about Hate Speech and Homicide

The terrible shooting rampages in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, ought to send us to our knees in prayer for the survivors and for the grieving families that were impacted. Even as the body count was still being tallied, a predictable trio of policy issues burst forth from a cadre of pundits who began to assess blame.

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NRB Staffers, Past and Present, Celebrate Retirement of Anne Dunlap

On Friday, August 2, NRB staff members – past and present – in the D.C.-metro area gathered to celebrate the retirement of Anne Dunlap, who served on the association’s staff for more than four decades.

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Supreme Court Gives Life to Christian Funeral Home Case

Yesterday the Supreme Court decided to take up a case involving a Christian funeral home’s objection to a key employee’s decision to “transition” to a different sex. It brings us one step closer to a definitive ruling on the future rights of faith-based businesses and ministries, according to National Religious Broadcasters (NRB).

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This Law Renders the Faithful Defenseless

A bill called the Do No Harm Act, winding its way through Congress, could deal a major blow to religious liberty, according National Religious Broadcasters (NRB).

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NRB's Voice Heard in FCC's TV Order

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) applauds the proposed decision of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to modernize and simplify current regulations regarding children’s television programming.

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Big Tech Law is a Bold Start

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), through its internet free speech arm, praises Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) for his boldness in addressing the problem of viewpoint suppression on the internet platforms of technology giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Google.

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FCC Decision on Robocall Blocking is 'First Antidote'

The decision today of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to permit telephone carriers to block robocalls, “spoofing,” and phone scams is an excellent first start, according to National Religious Broadcasters (NRB).

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Social Media Censorship Expands – Americans Concerned

According to a recent survey by technology research group Loup Ventures, 51% of Americans believe that more should be done to protect free speech on internet platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), which launched its John Milton Project for Free Speech eight years ago to address that very issue, agrees. But the head of NRB’s project also believes the real question is how those free expression protections can be achieved, especially as censorship is expanding.

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National Religious Broadcasters Joins the Call for International Religious Freedom

On Thursday, the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) was privileged to, once again, host a call with the Honorable Sam Brownback, U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom.

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Tipping Point in Anti-Christian Bias of Silicon Valley

Facebook’s face-off with co-founder Chris Hughes over how it is wielding its monopoly power has implications for Christian communicators, says the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) association.

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Supreme Court to Hear Cases Threatening Faith-Based Employers

When the Supreme Court agreed this week to take up three cases about sexual orientation and transgender rights in employment, much of the media coverage missed the real religious freedom issue, according to National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), an association of Christian broadcast and digital communicators.

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Equality Act Unequally Targets Faith Community, NRB Says

Religious liberties were under direct attack in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday, according to National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), an association of Christian radio, television, and internet communicators.

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Court cases continue for 4 Christian business owners

At least four Christian business owners continue to fight for their religious liberty in years-long court battles.

America is really 400 years old … say what?

The New York Times says its objective in an upcoming series of op-eds, live events, and lectures is to "reframe" the history of America...

Children’s TV Reforms – Paperwork Reduction One Step Closer

The Federal Communication Commission (“FCC” or the “Commission”) released the much-discussed changes in its rules relating to children’s television...

Journey FM nominated for Marconi Award as Religious Station of the Year

The Liberty University-owned radio station WRVL/The Journey FM has been named...

Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk Radio Returns to Major Market Salem Affiliates

After a period of steady listener growth, National Radio Hall of Fame member Dr. James Dobson has expanded...

Twitter locks out McConnell's campaign for posting video of calls for violence at his home

“This morning, Twitter locked our account for posting the video of real-world, violent threats made against Mitch McConnell...

Supreme Court to Decide if Transgender Rights Prevail Over Christian-Based Businesses

The US Supreme Court announced on Tuesday it will take up the case involving a Michigan Christian funeral home's objection...

GateHouse, Gannett to merge for $1.4B, build newspaper giant

GateHouse Media, a fast-growing chain backed by an investment firm, is buying USA Today owner Gannett, promising to speed up...

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Respond to Mass Shootings

Teams of crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (RRT) are on their way to...

FCC Sets Comment Dates on MVPD TV Station Notices

The FCC voted unanimously July 10 to allow cable operators to transition some of their paper notifications to broadcasters to electronic delivery.

Turkish president oversees laying of foundation stone for nation’s first new church since 1923

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan oversaw a ceremonial laying of the foundation stone...

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Supreme Court to Decide if Transgender Rights Prevail Over Christian-Based Businesses

The US Supreme Court announced on Tuesday it will take up the case involving a Michigan Christian funeral home's objection...

'People Are Afraid': New Effort Aims to Stop Violent Attacks on US Churches and Houses of Worship

A significant portion of the day was dedicated to the important role media play, especially Christian media.

FCC to permit telephone carriers to block robocalls

The Thursday, June 6 decision of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to permit telephone carriers to block robocalls...

What Happens When Christian Movies Go Mainstream?

On March 27, Jon Erwin took the stage at Proclaim 19, this year’s National Religious Broadcasters convention in Anaheim, California...

Equality Act – a 'wrecking ball' on religious liberty

The Equality Act continues to draw strong criticism and warnings from advocates of traditional and biblical values

Facebook executive urges churches to leverage social media for the Gospel

“God wants to do something new with social technology that we’ve never comprehended before,” Nona Jones...

'Equality Act' also threatens school curriculum, says group

Passage of the Equality Act (H.R. 5) – according to groups like the National Religious Broadcasters...
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