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Senator Roy Blunt Receives NRB Faith & Freedom Award

At its annual Capitol Hill Media Summit this week, NRB presented the 2015 Faith & Freedom Award to Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO).


Commissioner Pai Addresses NRB President’s Council

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai addressed the NRB President’s Council at its annual Capitol Hill Media Summit this week.


Leading Senator Pushes Against FCC Exclusivity Plan

Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who may well become the Senate Democrat Leader in the next Congress, sent a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler last week urging him to reverse course on a move to eliminate network non­duplication and syndication exclusivity rules.


Focus on the Family’s 'Plugged In' Switches to Daily Format

Focus on the Family’s Plugged In feature, anchored by veteran culture analyst Bob Waliszewski, has switched to a daily minute-long format, expanding from two days to every weekday.


'The Book' Launches on 300+ Radio Outlets Nationwide

The Book, a new feature program from Museum of the Bible, launched this week on a record number of stations, reaching a million listeners in 42 states, plus the District of Columbia and Guam.


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Millions Unite for The Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem

Millions of Christians united globally for The Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem (DPPJ) this past Sunday, including the hundreds gathered in the historic Christ Church in the Old City of Jerusalem


Newton Media Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Founded in 1995 by Steve Newton, who desired to provide better media service for clients in both the faith-based and DRTV space, Newton Media has grown significantly over the years with offices now in Chesapeake, VA; Dallas, TX; and Cave Creek, AZ.


Constitutionality of Internet Authority Transfer Questioned

Four key Members of Congress are asking questions about the constitutionality of the Obama Administration’s plan to transition Internet oversight authority to a private stakeholder group.


Librarian of Congress Exits

Late last week, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington made a surprise announcement that he intended to resign his post effective September 30 rather than at the end of the year, as he had declared in June.



NRB Press Releases

Senator Roy Blunt Honored with NRB's Faith & Freedom Award

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) presented its 2015 Faith & Freedom Award to Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) on Wednesday, October 7.


Jon Acuff to Speak at NRB Digital Media Summit

New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff is scheduled to speak at the NRB Digital Media Summit on February 22, 2016 – one day prior to the opening of Proclaim 16, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, in Nashville, TN.


Naghmeh Abedini to Speak at Proclaim 16 Closing Gala

Naghmeh Abedini, wife of imprisoned American Pastor Saeed Abedini, is scheduled to speak at the Closing Gala Dinner on February 26, 2016, at Proclaim 16, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, in Nashville, TN.


YouVersion Director Brian Russell to Speak at NRB Digital Media Summit

Brian Russell, the Director of YouVersion, is scheduled to speak at the NRB Digital Media Summit that will take place in Nashville, TN, on Monday, February 22, 2016 – one day before Proclaim 16, the NRB International Christian Media Convention.


NRB Welcomes Museum of the Bible as Platinum Sponsor for Proclaim 16

Museum of the Bible is a Platinum Sponsor for Proclaim 16, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, which will take place February 23-26, 2016, in Nashville, TN.


NRB Stands with Abedini and Israel, Opposes Iran Nuclear Proposal

National Religious Broadcasters, which represents outlets reaching 60 million viewers and listeners, today urged the United States Congress to uphold America’s long solidarity with Israel as well as its commitment to the just treatment of its own citizens abroad, by rejecting the proposed nuclear agreement with Iran.


Proclaim 16 Worship Service to Feature Rick Warren, Michael W. Smith, and Museum of the Bible Founder Steve Green

Pastor Rick Warren is scheduled to preach at the open-to-the-public Worship Service that will take place Wednesday, February 24, 2016, during Proclaim 16, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, in Nashville, TN.


NRB Calls for Defunding Planned Parenthood

As undercover videos have revealed key Planned Parenthood officials describing and negotiating the sale of aborted babies’ body parts, anger and scrutiny is increasing against the nation’s largest abortion organization. NRB has raised its voice for legislation


NRB Opposes New Attack on the Freedom to Believe and RFRA

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) opposes new legislation that would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in a way that undermines the broad and balanced Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which was signed into law in 1993 by President Bill Clinton.


Iran Deal Leaves Americans Behind

NRB is dismayed that the Obama Administration would strike a nuclear deal with Iran without first securing the release and safe return of Americans, including Pastor Saeed Abedini, who are unjustly incarcerated in Iran.



Islamic Indoctrination in Public Schools Is 'Nationwide Epidemic,' ACLJ Says

The American Center for Law and Justice has claimed that Islamic indoctrination is growing into a "nationwide epidemic,"...

NRB Honors Roy Blunt with Faith & Freedom Award

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., a global champion of religious freedom, has been awarded the National Religious Broadcasters' 2015 Faith & Freedom Award.

A small deregulatory victory at the FCC

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler has a well-earned reputation for regulatory intervention.

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Dispatches Chaplains in Columbia, S.C., Following 1,000-Year Flood

Crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team have deployed to Columbia, S.C.

Wheeler Proposing Streamlined Broadcast Foreign Ownership Review

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has circulated a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to simplify the process for exceeding the FCC's 25%...

Oklahoma panel orders removal of Ten Commandments monument

A state panel charged with overseeing artwork at the state Capitol has ordered the removal of a Ten Commandments monument from the statehouse grounds after...

NAB: FCC Second Channel Proposal is Illegal

The National Association of Broadcasters has told the FCC that setting aside the last available vacant channel in a market for unlicensed use...

Pastor Saeed Won’t be Freed until U.S. Releases 19 Iranian Criminals, Says Iranian President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stated that imprisoned American-Iranian Pastor Saeed Abedini will not be released...

Court bucks status quo by ruling against HHS mandate

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court's decision to halt enforcement of the Obama administration's HHS mandate...

KPRI San Diego Sold To EMF

Compass Radio of San Diego has owned San Diego rock station KPRI for 20 years.

O'Rielly: FCC Can Improve Broadcasters Safety

Republican FCC commissioner Michael O'Rielly says that the FCC should "clarify" that now that TV stations are required to put their...


NRB Honors Roy Blunt with Faith & Freedom Award

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., a global champion of religious freedom, has been awarded the National Religious Broadcasters' 2015 Faith & Freedom Award.

Pai to NRB: Broadcasters Aren't Feeling the Love From FCC

Republican FCC commissioner Ajit Pai told some religious broadcasters (National Religious Broadcasters) meeting in Washington Wednesday that he has noticed...

1 month later: Evangelicals continue marriage advocacy

A month after the Supreme Court's nationwide legalization of gay marriage, evangelicals continued raising objections to the ruling.

5-4 marriage decision: Christians 'will stand fast'

From other evangelicals are statements by Jerry A. Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters; Richard Land, president of Southern Evangelical Seminary; Jim Campbell, Alliance Defending Freedom senior legal counsel..

NRB Announces Proclaim 16

The National Religious Broadcasters says its 2016 annual event, “Proclaim 16.” The 2016 convention will be held Feb. 23–26 in Nashville, Tenn.

Christian Leaders Respond to 'Literally Satanic' Shooting at Charleston Church; 4,000 Residents Gather for Vigil

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, said he was shocked by the "senseless, despicable, and evil attack."

Over 70 Christian Education Leaders Send Letter to Congress Urging Protection From Potential Pro-Gay Supreme Court Ruling

More than 70 leaders in the Christian education field signed letters to Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky....

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