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NRB Concerned by Call for Hate Speech Proceeding

A petition to the FCC challenging a broadcaster license alleges “hate speech” and calls for a FCC hearing on the subject. Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, wrote to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to...

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City of Houston Subpoenas Sermons

NRB and many others were alarmed this week by the City of Houston’s subpoena of local pastors’ church sermons. “This inquisition by the City of Houston is unconstitutional,” declared Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB.

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Thousands Gather to Pray for Washington

On Columbus Day, I was pleased to gather with thousands of Christians from churches around the Washington, DC area to pray for this capital city.

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FCC Calls for Input on LPTV

The FCC recently declared that it is suspending deadlines for construction of new digital low power television (LPTV) stations, and similarly stated its intent to postpone the 2015 deadline for...

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NRB to Debut Film & Entertainment Summit in 2015

NRB is launching the Film & Entertainment Summit at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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Don't Miss Early Bird Rates for the NRB15 Int’l Christian Media Convention!

Registration is open for the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention, to be held February 23-26, 2015, in Nashville, TN. But to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration discounts and save up to $200, you’ll need to register by November 15, 2014.

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NRB Digital Media Summit to Return in 2015 Bigger and Better

After an incredibly successful debut earlier this year, the NRB Digital Media Summit will be returning in 2015 with a star-studded list of speakers who excel in Web, mobile, social media, and content strategy.

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Renewing Your Mind with R.C. Sproul Celebrates 20 Years on Air

Dr. R.C. Sproul and Ligonier Ministries are celebrating two decades of Renewing Your Mind on the radio.

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ERLC to Host National Conference on Homosexuality and the Future of Marriage: Oct. 27-29

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention is set to host a national conference on the issue of homosexuality and the future of marriage later this month at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN.

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Chip Ingram’s Living on the Edge Ministry Joins Effort to Reach U.S. Prisoners

Living on the Edge recently got behind an effort to stream ministry materials and audio files to prisoners throughout the United States by providing audio content from the ministry’s CEO & Teaching Pastor, Chip Ingram.

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NRB Press Releases

Guy Kawasaki to Speak at NRB15 Convention

Guy Kawasaki is scheduled to speak on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at the Digital Media Summit of the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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IMB President Dr. David Platt to Speak at NRB15 Convention

Dr. David Platt, President of the International Mission Board, is scheduled to speak on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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Houston Subpoenas Sermons, Steps on Freedom

NRB is deeply troubled that the City of Houston would attempt to compel local pastors to turn over church sermons or else potentially face fines or imprisonment.

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‘Redskins’ Petition Alleges ‘Hate Speech’

A challenge to the continuance of the broadcasting license of WWXX-FM over its use of the word “Redskins” not only argues that this word is profanity, but that it is “hate speech.”

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Announcing NRB15:Proclaim

“Proclaim” is the theme for the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention, sponsored by the National Religious Broadcasters, to be held February 23-26, 2015, in Nashville, TN.

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NRB Cautions Against House ENDA Petition

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) cautioned against a move by a number of House Democrats to forcibly advance The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a bill with serious First Amendment problems.

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NRB Presents 2014 Faith & Freedom Award to Rep. Frank Wolf

NRB presented its 2014 Faith & Freedom Award to Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA) on Wednesday, September 10.

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NRB Opposes Bill of Rights Limitation

NRB opposes the proposed amendment to the United States Constitution under consideration in the United States Senate. This effort (S.J.RES. 19) threatens serious consequences for all the freedoms found in the Bill of Rights’ First Amendment.

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NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson: Be Hopeful, Prayerful Amid Gaza Ceasefire

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, the President & CEO of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), is encouraging Christians to be hopeful and prayerful about the most recent ceasefire in Gaza.

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NRB Initiates ‘Christians in Solidarity with Israel’ Trip

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) association has initiated a “Christians in Solidarity with Israel” trip, August 17-22.

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FCC Further Tweaks Signal Booster Rules

Back in early 2013, the FCC took steps to help consumers deal with the dreaded cell phone phenomenon of dead spots by allowing the use of...

Idaho Ministers Told Perform Gay Marriage or Go to Jail

Their belief in the biblical definition of marriage puts one Idaho couple center stage in America's culture war over same-sex marriage.

Here’s how the U.S. plans to avoid a U.N. vote on the future of the Internet

The latest battle over who should run the Internet will be waged in the South Korean port city of Busan over the next three weeks

Pai Pans 'Truthy' Study

"Truthiness" shall not set you free, and could be a vehicle to crack down on the political right suggests FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai.

On Censoring Political Ads

There may be just a few weeks remaining in this election season, but broadcasters should be paying attention – now and in future elections...

9/11 Commission Urges Senate to Pass Cybersecurity Bill

The 9/11 Commission is calling on Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reed (D-Nev.) to get cybersecurity legislation passed before the end of this Congress.

Open Doors USA webcast to equip, inform

Alabama Baptists have a unique opportunity to pray for believers around the world who face persecution.

Christians, Jews Team Up to Fight Islamic Persecution

Now Jews and Christians are banding together to fight growing persecution of Christians in Islamic countries.

Sen. Cruz criticizes Houston over sermon subpoenas

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz told congregants of his home church Thursday that the city of Houston abused power by subpoenaing sermons and...

NRB Urges FCC Not To Open Proceeding on 'Hate' Speech

The National Religious Broadcasters has asked the FCC not to open a proceeding on whether broadcasters use of the term Redskins is "hate" speech.

Worldwide FM Smartphone Effort Underway

The BBC announced the coalition for the “Universal Smartphone Project,” which includes commercial broadcasters from the U.K., the European Broadcast Union...

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NRB Urges FCC Not To Open Proceeding on 'Hate' Speech

The National Religious Broadcasters has asked the FCC not to open a proceeding on whether broadcasters use of the term Redskins is "hate" speech.

FCC Chairman Urged to Reject Petition Against ‘Redskins’ Name on Grounds of Free Speech

Last Thursday, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson — president of the Manassas, Va.-based religious media watch group National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) — sent...

Increase in Christians being censored

Charles McVety, president of the Canada Christian College, revealed at the annual Values Voter Summit in Washington that there is an increasing...

Are Conservative Christians Being Censored by the Government and Social Media?

Attacks on citizens' freedom of speech was a topic of discussion at the ninth annual Values Voter Summit in Washington, where a panel...

NAB Neutral on Net Neutrality, Not NRB

NRB wants the FCC to prevent content blocking, but it is not focused on ISPS. Instead it talks about the censorship of speech rights...

Religious broadcasters blast Harry Reid scheme

So when a Democratic Party strategy appeared in Congress that would take the First Amendment down a notch by allowing state...

Christian Leaders Travel to Israel to Show Support

A dozen leaders from the National Religious Broadcasters traveled to Israel last week to make public their support of Israel.


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