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UN Telecom Agency Elects New Leader

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, spoke out this week against what appears to be a Federal Elections Commission (FEC) leader’s interest in increased government control over speech on the Internet. He indicated that this is part of a troubling pattern.

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Spread the Word: NRB Convention Welcomes First-Timers with $400 Discount

Did you know that those who attend the NRB Convention for the first time will receive a $200 discount on the convention registration fee? Add that to the $200 discount that comes with registering before November 15 and that is a total saving of $400!

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‘I Stand Sunday’ Participants to Rally Behind Houston Pastors, Churches

Christians across America will participate in “I Stand Sunday” on November 2.

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Christian Filmmakers: Pitch Your Story to Distributors at NRB15!

Do you have a story, script, or even a finished product? Want to pitch it straight to a Christian distribution company? What if we packed the distributors all in one room, and you could pitch them individually – one on one?

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Cornerstone Network Partners with 30+ Churches to Bring the New 'Pittsburgh Faith and Family' Channel

Cornerstone Network recently announced the launch of its new television affiliate, Pittsburgh Faith and Family Channel (over-the-air channel 40.2).

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Ka You Communications Wins Worship Facilities New Product Award

Missions-focused satellite services company Ka You Communications was honored earlier this month with the 2014 Worship Facilities New Product Award for “Best Overall Media and Communication Product.”

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Joni Eareckson Tada Presented with the First True Woman Award

Joni Eareckson Tada, Founder and CEO of Joni and Friends, received a special honor earlier this month at the True Woman 2014 National Women's Conference.

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In Memoriam: Herb Jacobson, Reach Beyond's Longest Serving Missionary

Just a few months after surpassing 65 years of service with Reach Beyond (formerly HCJB Global) and just three days after celebrating his 89th birthday, missionary engineer Herb Jacobson went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 8.

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NRB Board Member Jay Flowers Now Managing Director at Grace to You Ministry

Jay Flowers, who serves on the NRB Board of Directors, the NRB President’s Council, and Pastor John MacArthur’s Grace to You ministry, has been named Managing Director at Grace to You.

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NRB Spearheads ‘Get Out the Vote’ PSA Campaign

NRB has initiated a “Get Out the Vote” campaign to encourage Christians across America to cast their votes in the upcoming election, which could prove to be one of the most crucial in our nation’s history.

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NRB Press Releases

Dr. Robert Jeffress to Speak at NRB15 Convention

Dr. Robert Jeffress, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas, is scheduled to speak on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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Ed Stetzer to Speak at NRB Digital Media Summit

Ed Stetzer, Executive Director of LifeWay Research, 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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Alarming FEC Intentions for Internet Speech

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, is alarmed that a Federal Elections Commission (FEC) leader may be opening the door to increased government control over speech on the Internet.

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George Barna to Speak at NRB15 Int’l Christian Media Convention

George Barna is scheduled to speak on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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Priscilla Shirer to Speak at Opening of NRB15 Convention

Priscilla Shirer, Co-Founder of Going Beyond Ministries, is scheduled to speak on Monday, February 24, 2015, at the opening session of the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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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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Verizon: Treating Broadband As Title II Service Would Be Illegal

Verizon told the FCC in a white paper filed Oct. 30 that since all the major providers and trade associations agree that the FCC has...

FCC Proposes Cable, Satellite, Radio Database

The FCC is proposing to extend the FCC's online public file, including political file, requirement to cable, satellite and radio.

Missouri Baptist Convention Honors BRN Founder Dick Bott with Outstanding Christian Service Award

The Missouri Baptist Convention's Christian Life Commission presented Bott Radio Network (BRN) Founder and Chairman Dick Bott...

Dr. James Dobson's 'Building A Family Legacy' Simulcasts on 7000+ Sites

Hundreds of thousands of people in early October saw the inaugural film of Dr. James Dobson's new series BUILDING A FAMILY LEGACY, in a simulcast world premiere.

Houston Mayor Withdraws Subpoenas of Pastors -- Emergency Delegation Commends a Good Decision

Today Houston Mayor Annise Parker announced she has directed her legal team to drop the subpoenas of city pastors who opposed...

Cable Opposes FCC Online Video Proposal

Major cable companies are getting worried they could face stiffer competition from online video, thanks to a new government proposal.

Agency eyes regs on online political ads

Democrats on the Federal Election Commission (FEC) want to extend the agency’s reach to online political ads, a change in policy that...

Free TV In Jeopardy

The U.S. government is auctioning off chunks of the broadcast spectrum - which could force some local television stations off the air, onto cable.

New Research: Americans believe in heaven, hell, and a little bit of heresy

Most Americans believe in heaven, hell, and a few old-fashioned heresies.

What to make of the FCC’s latest airwave auction delay

The Federal Communications Commission has once again delayed an unprecedented auction of wireless airwaves that was supposed to be happening...

Gospel for Asia Providing Essential Provisions to Hundreds of Families after Devastating Cyclone Hudhud

Gospel for Asia (GFA) (www.gfa.org/press) is providing essential provisions to hundreds of families three weeks after Cyclone Hudhud...

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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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