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NRB President to Speak on Free Speech, Marriage at Values Voter Summit 2014

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, will lead a powerful dialogue about recent attacks to our freedoms of religion and speech during this weekend’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC.

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Worldwide Prayer Vigil for Imprisoned Pastor Saeed Abedini on Friday, Sept. 26

Naghmeh Abedini, whose husband has been imprisoned for his faith in Iran for nearly two years, is inviting Christians around the world to band together on Friday September 26 - the two-year anniversary of Pastor Saeed Abedini’s sentencing to an Iranian prison.

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NRB Chairman Bill Blount Speaks at BJU Media Forum

NRB Chairman of the Board Bill Blount was the distinguished speaker last week for the Media Forum of Bob Jones University's Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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In Memoriam: R. B. ‘Jack’ Turney, Founder and Chairman of Spoken Word of God Ministries

R. B. "Jack" Turney, Founder of Spoken Word of God Ministries, went home to be with the Lord on September 15 at the age of 91.

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NRB Cautions Against House ENDA Petition

Many House Democrats this week made a procedural move that, if successful, would threaten religious liberty.

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Samaritan’s Purse Doctor Testifies on Ebola

President Barack Obama and Members of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee heard directly from a Samaritan’s Purse doctor who had...

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NRB Hosts Roundtable on ‘The Internet Highway and the Rules of the Road’

Last week, NRB’s John Milton Project for Free Speech and The Heritage Foundation co-hosted a roundtable discussion on the future of Internet regulation, the FCC’s “net neutrality” proposal, and the dynamics of innovation/free market and citizen free speech on the Web.

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FCC Chairman Testifies Before House Panel

Activities at the FCC, including the net neutrality proceeding and FCC process reform, were topics of interest at committee hearings across Capitol Hill this week.

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NRB President’s Council Members Gather for Capitol Hill Media Summit

Members of the NRB President’s Council gathered in Washington, DC, last week for the 2014 Capitol Hill Media Summit.

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Franklin Graham Festivals in North America Draw More than 65,000

The Franklin Graham Festival of Hope in Toronto, Canada, drew a highly diverse crowd last week, and counselors ministered to inquirers in six various languages.

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NRB Press Releases

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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NRB Urges Action for Persecuted Believers

In light of ongoing violence against Christians and other religious minorities around the world, including the current effort by Islamist forces to viciously eradicate the Christians of Iraq, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, today called on government and faith leaders in the United States to stand up against this wickedness.

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NRB Concerned by Private Deal for Church Scrutiny

NRB expressed concern today with reports that the IRS has struck a private deal that could lead to censorship of free speech and religious expression in churches and other houses of worship.

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NRB Statement on LPTV Hearing

NRB is grateful for attention this week in the House Energy & Commerce Committee to the situation of low-power television (LPTV) in light of the upcoming television broadcast spectrum auction.

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NRB Rejoices Over News of Meriam Ibrahim’s Flight Out of Sudan

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, rejoiced at news that Meriam Ibrahim, her husband, and her two young children were able to fly out of Sudan early Thursday morning – one month after her release from prison. Mrs. Ibrahim, who had been sentenced to death for her Christian faith, landed safely in Italy with her family.

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WTLW founder dies

WTLW general manager Kevin Bowers said that Ron Mighell could be considered “a man with a vision.”

Radio Balks at Online Public Files

Radio draws from a more local advertising pool than does TV, according to many radio owners. They’re questioning why the FCC wants to...

Wheeler looking to predict interference, protect LPTV

Looking ahead to the FCC’s October Open Meeting, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler hopes to start a proceeding that will settle interference prediction...

The FTC doubles down on its net neutrality ambitions

A top official at the Federal Trade Commission is warning that consumers will be hurt if a fellow agency, the Federal Communications Commission...

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 highlighted...

Biblica Names Former Open Doors USA Leader as CEO

Biblica, a major Bible publishing and translating nonprofit organization, has named former Open Doors USA Chief Executive Officer Dr. Carl A. Moeller as its new CEO this week.

FCC's Clyburn comes out for strict net neutrality rules for wireless

The roiling debate over net neutrality rules got another jolt Wednesday when two of the FCC's Democratic commissioners pushed for strong net neutrality regulations...

Facebook drones will deliver internet connections

Drones have been all the rage lately, with the Amazon Prime Air drones, Google’s Project Wing and DHL’s Parcelcopters.

Wave good bye to translator waivers

A plan to expedite via waiver the process by which an FM translator can move from one location to another in the name of AM revitalization...

Questions about the Truth of Political Ads

Every election season there is the same refrain from candidates who are attacked in political ads run on broadcast stations...

The FCC wants to police your Internet provider. But so does the FTC.

The story of Washington is often told from the halls of Congress — how Republicans keep throwing bombs at the president, why Obama can't get...

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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.

With Full Hearts National Religious Broadcasters Conclude Solidarity Trip to Israel

“Our purpose was two fold. One, to show the people of Israel we support them in a time of crisis because Hamas is attacking...

IRS Would Lose in Court Battle Against Churches, NRB Says

After the Internal Revenue Service agreed to investigate pastors that preach political speech, the president of the National Religious Broadcasters...


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