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Thousands of Churches to Join ‘Stand for Marriage Sunday’ on April 26

Thousands of churches will join “Stand for Marriage Sunday” on April 26 – just two days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the definition of marriage.

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House Panel to Review FCC Transparency Proposals

Congressman Greg Walden (R-OR), Chairman of the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee, has scheduled a hearing next Thursday on “FCC Reauthorization: Improving Commission Transparency.”

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Nagmeh Abedini Calls for Husband’s Release From Iran

The wife of Pastor Saeed Abedini has written an open letter to President Barack Obama urging the release of her husband, an American citizen imprisoned for his faith in Iran.

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Bill Would Link Performance Tax and Television Law

Representatives Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) this week reintroduced legislation that would tie the issues of television retransmission consent and a radio performance tax with a new FM chip twist.

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Franklin Graham Announces 50-State ‘Decision America Tour’ in 2016

Franklin Graham plans to embark on a 50-state tour of the U.S. in 2016 to hold prayer rallies, to share the message of Jesus, and to challenge Christians to boldly live out their faith.

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Pure Flix to Release 'Faith Of Our Fathers' as U.S. Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War

Faith Of Our Fathers – a moving story of faith and friendship in time of war – premieres nationwide July 1 as the nation commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

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CBN News to Bring House Speaker, Pro-Life Advocate, and Super Bowl Hero to White House Correspondents’ Dinner

CBN News will be bringing Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, pro-life advocate Lila Rose, and New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler as their guests to the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner that will be held in Washington, DC, on Saturday, April 25.

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NRB Opposes New Performance Tax Bill

Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) this week introduced the latest iteration of performance tax legislation in the so-called Fair Play Fair Pay Act (H. R. 1733).

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FCC Chairman Calls for AM Radio Rules Update

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler penned a blog post this week indicating his interest in advancing the agency’s “Revitalization of the AM Radio Service” proceeding (MB Docket No. 13-249)...

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Free Speech Amicus Brief Filed on Behalf of NRB, Others in Supreme Court Marriage Case

On behalf of NRB and other prominent religious organizations and leaders, Liberty Institute filed an amicus brief last week in the historic U.S. Supreme Court case, Obergefell v. Hodges, which could determine the future of marriage laws in the United States.

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NRB Press Releases

NRB Opposes Performance Tax Legislation

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), America’s preeminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators, expressed concern with performance tax legislation being introduced by Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) that would place a new and unwarranted burden on many Christian radio broadcasters.

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NRB Welcomes 30 New Members in First Quarter of 2015

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Executive Committee has voted to approve 18 new full members and 12 associate members in the first quarter of 2015 – 30 new members in total.

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NRB Reacts to Attack on Indiana RFRA

NRB today responded to the battle in the media over the State of Indiana’s recently approved Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

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Total Living Network's KTLN Receives 2015 NRB Award for TV Station of the Year (Full Power)

KTLN-TV received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Television Station of the Year (Full Power) on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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theDove TV Receives 2015 NRB Award for TV Station of the Year (Low Power)

theDove TV received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Television Station of the Year (Low Power) on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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The Christian Broadcasting Network Receives 2015 NRB Award for Best TV Talk Show for 'The 700 Club with Pat Robertson'

The Christian Broadcasting Network received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Best Television Talk Show for The 700 Club with Pat Robertson on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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The Christian Broadcasting Network Receives 2015 NRB Award for Best TV Teaching Program for '700 Club Interactive'

The Christian Broadcasting Network received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Best Television Teaching Program for 700 Club Interactive on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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CrossTalk International Receives 2015 NRB Award for Best TV Mixed Media Campaign for 'Today with God'

CrossTalk International received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Best Television Mixed Media Campaign for Today with God on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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Amazing Facts Ministries Receives 2015 NRB Award for Best Local Broadcast TV Commercial for 'Revelation: The Bride, The Beast, and Babylon'

Amazing Facts Ministries received the 2015 NRB Best Local Broadcast Television Commercial for Revelation: The Bride, The Beast, and Babylon on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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Amazing Facts Ministries Receives 2015 NRB Award for Best National TV Commercial for Bible History Timeline

Amazing Facts Ministries received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Best National Television Commercial for Bible History Timeline on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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Watch 5,000 Years of Religious History in 90 Seconds to See the Amazing Impact of Christian Missions

An animation map showing 5,000 years of religious history in 90 seconds shows the effect of Christian missions on the spread of Christianity.

Supreme Court tosses ruling in favor of ObamaCare mandate

The Supreme Court on Monday gave new life to a lawsuit challenging ObamaCare’s contraception mandate, striking down a previous ruling in favor of the federal government.

Dr. Ted Baehr Ranked Among the Top 50 Christian Leaders in America

Dr. Ted Baehr, founder and publisher of the family-friendly Movieguide, has been chosen in the top 50 of "Newsmax's Top 100 Christian Leaders...

Digital Audio Consumption Growth Lifts Radio’s Boat

From Boomers to Millennials, digital audio consumption is growing. This year, there’s a “steady drumbeat of digital growth in all directions,” as radio listeners enjoy more options, according to Jacobs Media President Fred Jacobs.

NAB to FCC: Erase, Replace White Space Database

The television white space (TVWS) database system, intended to increase the efficient use of TV spectrum, is a mess, according to...

FCC Suspends September 1, 2015 Deadline for LPTV and Translator Stations to Shift from Analog to Digital

The FCC’s Media Bureau issued a Public Notice today announcing that it would immediately suspend the September 1, 2015 digital...

FCC Wades Into Broadband CPNI Issue

The FCC will be delving into a potentially thorny issue Tuesday (April 28) when it holds a workshop on broadband consumer...

Blackburn, Eshoo re-introduce Musicians’ Rights Act

Re-introducing the Protecting the Rights of Musicians Act, House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA)...

Forget Net Neutrality -- What About Net Vitality?

Today The Media Institute is releasing a new study from Harvard Law Professor and longtime communications policy expert Stuart Brotman which...

Roma Downey, Mark Burnett Named Among Top 10 Christian Leaders in America

Husband and wife team Roma Downey and Mark Burnett are being recognized on Newsmax's list of top 100 Christian leaders...

Pastor Abedini and 3 Other Americans Imprisoned by Iran Likely to Be Forgotten by Obama in Nuclear Deal, ACLJ Warns

The American Center for Law and Justice has warned that pastor Saeed Abedini and three other Americans imprisoned in Iran seem...

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Baptists sign SCOTUS gay marriage case brief

Jerry Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters, referencing protests against Religious Freedom Restoration Acts in Indiana and Arkansas...

Baptists, others, fear legal gay marriage will censor free speech

Ministries joining the argument include the National Religious Broadcasters, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse.

Top Christian groups to Supremes: Protect marriage

Some of the top names in Christian ministry – including the National Religious Broadcasters...

National Religious Broadcasters Holds Firm

As many Evangelical elites and institutions squishily accommodate liberal trends, the National Religious Broadcasters group remains defiantly conservative...

Christian filmmakers talk ‘Reel Dreams’ at NRB

The topic brings up the same questions each year, with 2015 being no exception, at the Annual National Religious Broadcasters...

NRB Board Issues Topical Resolutions

Meeting at the annual NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville this week, the National Religious Broadcasters Board...

Mike Huckabee skipping CPAC for National Religious Broadcasters Convention

Potential presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said he’s not speaking at CPAC this year...


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