|For Immediate Release
March 20, 2014
Manassas, VA– The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Executive Committee has voted to approve five new full members and four new associate members in the first quarter of 2014. In addition, one associate member, Galcom International, was approved for full membership after adding a broadcast to their ministry.
“I welcome these new members to the National Religious Broadcasters,” remarked NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson. “In joining NRB, they demonstrate their commitment to our three-fold mission of advancing biblical truth, promoting media excellence, and defending free speech.”
“We look forward to serving them as they work to accomplish their respective Gospel-guided missions," added Dr. Johnson.
The following member applicants have been approved:
Body Builders Television
Through its 30-station network, Body Builders Television offers programming for mature Christian believers. They have a three-fold vision: evangelism & discipleship, five-fold ministry (reaching apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers), and missions to Liberia. To learn more about Body Builders Television Network, visit www.bbtvn.com.
Dr. Michael Brown (Individual Member)
Since coming to faith as a 16-year-old, heroin-shooting Jewish rock drummer, Dr. Michael Brown has devoted his life to fostering awakening in the Church, sparking moral and cultural revolution in the society, raising up Gospel laborers for the nations, and reaching out to the Jewish people. He is the host of the Line of Fire radio broadcast, author of 25 books, and a professor at several seminaries. Connect with him at email@example.com.
For 20 years, Galcom has partnered with pastors and missionaries worldwide to help them multiply their impact using radio. Recently, they introduced their own 30-minute program, called Impact Radio. Hosted by Galcom Co-Founder Allan McGuirl and Director Tim Whitehead, Impact Radio provides encouraging reports from around the world, a challenge from God’s Word, and a testimony from someone impacting his or her community. For more information about Galcom and Impact Radio, visit www.galcom.org.
The International Christian Embassy Jerusalem
The International Christian Embassy Jerusalem is a global ministry representing churches, denominations, and millions of Christians worldwide who share a love and concern for Israel and who seek to repair the historic breach between the Christian Church and the Jewish people. To learn more about ICEJ, visit www.icej.org.
Mustard Seed International
Mustard Seed was founded to take the Good News of Jesus Christ to people around the world by producing movies that tell the story of God’s love. Mustard Seed uses those movies much like Jesus used parables. To learn more about Mustard Seed, visit www.mustardseedint.com.
Pure Flix Entertainment
Pure Flix Entertainment is the largest inspirational film studio in the world and has produced, acquired, marketed, and distributed more than 75 faith and family-friendly properties. With a mission to transform the human spirit through values-based entertainment, Pure Flix is the industry leader in creating high-quality inspirational feature film content.
Vicky Branton (Individual Member)
Since 2011, Vicky Branton has been molding her organization, Vicky Branton Entertainment, LLC, into an intellectual property (content) development company for producing family-oriented projects with strong commercial viability. Vicky Branton Entertainment is also the parent company for Victorysong Publishing, which holds the license for Donkey Otie’s Forever Birthday Story, currently a children’s book, with plans for an animated feature length musical written by Branton. To learn more, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feed The Children
Founded in 1979, Feed The Children is one of the largest U.S.-based international charities, with the mission of providing hope and resources for those without life’s essentials. Accredited by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance and given a 4-Star rating by Charity Navigator, Feed The Children uses an integrated approach to defeat hunger, distributing over $344 million in food, essentials, and medicine to more than 10 million individuals in the U.S., and 23 other countries in fiscal year 2013. For more information, visit www.feedthechildren.org.
Inspiritous Solutions, LLC
Inspiritous Solutions, LLC, helps Christ-centered, not-for-profit ministry organizations to identify and overcome the obstacles that hold them back from meeting their funding goals. They customize their approach to the unique nature of a ministry organization. Their time is spent listening to understand a company’s needs, observing to understand challenges, and analyzing to test their findings. They help to equip staffs, strengthen company boards, and transform partners. To learn more about Inspiritous, visit www.inspiritous.com.
Mirror Image provides scalable online services for Christian radio broadcasters worldwide. Mirror Image combines a patented, global Dynamic Delivery Network with real-time, ultra-low latency services that include customizable application logic; online video publishing; streaming solutions for delivering audio and video; content delivery capabilities for content caching and file downloads; and optimized delivery to an extensive range of desktops, mobile devices, IPTV set-top boxes, and other devices. To learn more about Mirror Image, visit www.mirror-image.com.
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.
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