|For Immediate Release
November 12, 2014
Manassas, VA– This week, National Religious Broadcasters announced the addition of seven associate members and six full members – 13 new members in total.
“I’m pleased to welcome this group of quality individuals and organizations into the NRB family,” said NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson. “I know NRB will be strengthened by their participation and will, in turn, strengthen them, so they are better able to do the work they’ve been called to do.”
“NRB provides a powerful means of connection for Christian communicators,” added NRB Director of Membership Melissa Sturgis. “I am thrilled that these new members will be participating in our ever-growing network of believers and businesses. I know each will be blessed and be a blessing.”
B.A.C. & Associates, Inc. (Associate Member Organization)
B.A.C. & Associates, Inc., is celebrating more than 42 years of service to radio and TV ministries. They focus on developing and creating monthly, telethon, and high donor gifts. Their products include Christmas ornaments, pendants, prayer shawls, blankets, bookmarks, and many more. For more information, visit www.bacpromo.com.
Barbizon Lighting Company (Associate Member Organization)
Barbizon Lighting, in business since 1947, sells and installs lighting, rigging, and accessories for houses of worship, television/film, theaters, museums, themed environments, and architecture. They have more than 20,000 products in stocking locations across the world, and distribute hundreds of manufacturers’ products. To learn more, visit www.barbizon.com.
Frank Gaffney (Associate Individual Member)
Frank J. Gaffney, Jr., Founder and President of the Center for Security Policy, is the host of Secure Freedom Radio, a nationally-syndicated radio program heard weeknights throughout the country. On Secure Freedom Radio, Frank addresses current and emerging threats to national security, sovereignty, and our ways of life. To contact Frank, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caitlin Jane (Associate Individual Member)
As a rising voice on the music stage, Caitlin Jane delivers a passionate message of hope. Best known for her award-winning music video, “Unborn,” she uses the beauty of song to convey eternal truth and honor the dignity of life. To learn more, visit www.caitlinjanetunes.com.
The W. A. Criswell Sermon Library (Associate Member Organization)
The W. A. Criswell Sermon Library is dedicated to fulfilling Christ’s Great Commission by perpetuating and expanding the Gospel ministry of Dr. W. A. Criswell through multimedia sermon presentations worldwide in print, in audio and visual media, broadcasting, and on the World Wide Web. To learn more, visit www.wacriswell.com.
Mark Windover (Associate Individual Member)
Mark Windover serves as CEO of Telespazio, North America, headquartered in Arlington, VA. Telespazio is one of the world’s leading players in satellite services. Prior to this assignment, he served as Founder/CEO of ELSAG, NA, a public safety technology leader. Mark has held leadership roles with The Stanley Works, Remington Products, and Procter & Gamble. To reach Mark, email email@example.com.
WND (Associate Member Organization)
WND.com, formerly known as WorldNetDaily, was the first independent news service on the Internet in 1997 and the only one with a distinctly Christian worldview. WND.com, founded by Joseph and Elizabeth Farah, has spawned WND Books, WND Films, and WND TV. To learn more, visit WND.com or call 571-612-8600.
Denene Deverman Crabbs (Individual Professional Member)
Denene Deverman Crabbs, Principal/CEO of Cinergy Group LLC, strategizes and implements marketing, publicity, media/event production, and sponsorships to raise funds and promote your TV/film/video project, business, or cause. She also develops and produces your inspirational stories for movies, television, and web content. If you want to effectively engage, educate, entertain, and/or empower people, email DeneneCrabbs@cox.net, call 202-487-4949, or visit www.cinergyllc.com.
Faith Comes By Hearing (Full Member Organization)
For 40 years, Faith Comes By Hearing has been committed to providing everyone with access to the pure Word of God in his/her own language. From cutting-edge online, broadcast, and mobile technologies to solar-powered audio Bibles, Faith Comes By Hearing continues to innovate and invite people to hear God's Word for themselves. For more information, visit www.faithcomesbyhearing.com.
Chuck Paris (Full Individual Member)
Chuck Paris is an Army veteran and former police officer turned Film Producer/Director/Screenwriter/Actor. Chuck is based near Washington, DC, where he also serves as Director for the Hollywood Prayer Network, DC chapter.
Right Start Ministries with Pastor Jim Custer (Full Member Organization)
Right Start Ministries, an outreach of Grace Polaris Church, started more than 40 years ago. In the beginning, Pastor Jim Custer would produce and deliver their radio program to local stations. Today, the program is delivered by more modern means and reaches listeners in Ohio and Northern Kentucky. For more information, visit www.rightstartradio.org.
River of Life Media (Full Member Organization)
River of Life Media is dedicated to “Creating with the Creator”– communicating God’s heart through all forms of media for His purposes. Betweentime is the organization’s premiere project giving youth a platform and an opportunity to impact their generation through content creation. For more information, visit www.riveroflifemedia.org and www.betweentime.org.
Jan Shober (Full Individual Member)
Jan Shober serves as Consultant for Media Insight/Development with Finney Media. Her specialty is helping teaching ministries/stations grow their spiritual impact and reach. She served Focus on the Family for nearly 20 years, including as VP for Media Expansion/Syndication. To reach Jan, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a non-partisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to advance biblical truth; to promote media excellence; and to defend free speech. In addition to promoting standards of excellence, integrity, and accountability, NRB provides networking, educational, ministry, and fellowship opportunities for its members. Learn more at www.nrb.org.
About the NRB Convention
The annual NRB International Christian Media Convention is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of around 200 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their organizations. NRB 2015 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 23-26, 2015. For more information, go to www.nrbconvention.org.
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