Israel Session at Proclaim 18 to Feature David Jeremiah, Kay Arthur, Michael W. Smith, and Holocaust Survivor

Israel Session SpeakersIn anticipation of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the modern state of Israel, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) will mark this major milestone at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

The four-day Convention will feature a special Israel Session on March 1, 2018, featuring, among others, Bible teachers and Christian ministry leaders David Jeremiah and Kay Arthur; award-winning singer-songwriter Michael W. Smith; Dr. Susanna Kokkonen, director of Christian Friends of Yad Vashem; and Holocaust survivor Luna Fuss-Kaufman.

Emceeing the session will be David Prager, host of The Dennis Prager Show.

“The Israel Session at Proclaim 18 will be a time of celebration as 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the modern state of Israel,” said Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB. “We want to celebrate and honor God’s chosen people, and we invite the local community, as well as Christians and Jews near and far, to join us for this momentous occasion.”

NRB has long affirmed its support for and solidarity with Israel, recognizing the providential hand of God in Israel’s history and His commitment to fulfilling His promises in His Holy Word, the Bible. The association’s leadership has also noted the special relationship of the U.S. with Israel, as nations committed to freedom and democratic governance that respects the rule of law and the rights of minorities.

During NRB’s annual Convention last year, the association’s Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution expressing support for Israel. The Board called on NRB members to “pray for the peace of Jerusalem” and for the U.S. “to stand steadfastly by Israel, even as others malign, abandon, or attack her.” They also urged Christians to “reject and guard against the dangerous Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement.”

“More than ever, Christians must pray for the peace of Jerusalem,” said Johnson.

Proclaim 18 – NRB’s 70th annual Convention – will take place February 27-March 2, 2018, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, while NRB’s award-winning Exposition – featuring around 200 exhibitors – will be open February 28-March 2.

Speakers at Proclaim 18 will include actor and director Jim Caviezel; writer, director, actor, and author Alex Kendrick; Larry Elder, host of The Larry Elder Show; Billy Kim, chairman of Far East Broadcasting Company in South Korea; nationally syndicated columnist and best-selling author David Limbaugh; Mike Lindell, inventor and CEO of MyPillow; Eric Metaxas, host of The Eric Metaxas Show; evangelist Luis Palau of the Luis Palau Association; actor Dennis Quaid; Joel C. Rosenberg, founder and chairman of The Joshua Fund; FOX News anchor Kelly Wright; Rick Warren, pastor and founder of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California ; and many more.

For the Proclaim 18 schedule, hotel information, sponsorship and promotional opportunities, space and event reservations, registration, and more, visit

For questions related to registration, contact the NRB Convention Registrar at, or call 212-460-9700.

Register by February 23, 2018, and save up to $100. Day passes and first-timers rates available!

By NRB Staff

Published: December 28, 2017


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