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NRBMLC Files Comments to DOJ on ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees

The NRB Music License Committee (NRBMLC) filed comments with the U.S. Department of Justice last week in response to its plans to review the “consent decrees” that govern how the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) license songs for public performance in the United States.

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National Radio Day: A Look Back at the Early Days of Christian Broadcasting

When radio emerged as a public medium in the early 1920s, preachers were fascinated but cautious.

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Christian Advocacy Group Protests Offensive Cartoon Network Program

The Christian Film & Television Commission® (CFTVC), an advocacy group promoting quality Christian entertainment, is organizing a protest against Black Jesus, the Cartoon Network’s new controversial program.

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CBN’s Superbook Partners with Newton Media

Newton Media has been selected to partner with CBN’s Superbook to brand market their award-winning animated Bible series and build their continuity program via DRTV, barter syndication, and digital platforms.

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4 FEBC Volunteers Martyred in Ukraine

Four young FEBC volunteers who were recently captured by pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine were brutally beaten to death simply for being Christians, according to a report from the organization last week.

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Answers in Genesis: Ark Encounter Will Not Be Built with State Funds

Answers in Genesis, the apologetics ministry of Ken Ham, is working to make it clear that the full-scale Noah’s Ark that it plans to build in Williamstown, KY, will not be constructed with state funds.

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Galcom International to Celebrate 25 Years of Dynamic Outreach

While attending a Christian conference in 1988, Harold Kent, a businessman in Tampa, FL, heard that the major international radio ministries (TWR, HCJB, FEBC, ELWA, etc.) were cooperating in order to cover the world with short-wave radio in 140 languages.

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Five Q Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Five Q, a full-service web development and interactive marketing agency that serves ministries and non-profits, marked its 10-year anniversary on Sunday.

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Save the Date: Defending Truth Apologetics Conference on November 1 in Nashville

This November, the NRB Network and TodaysChristianMusic.com will present the 2nd Annual “Defending Truth in a Culture of Deception” Apologetics Conference in Nashville, TN.

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Theme Picked for 23rd Annual Faith and Family Friendly Awards Gala

“Faith & Values Are for Reel” has been announced as the theme for next year’s 23rd Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry.

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NRB Press Releases

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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NRB Objects to ENDA Executive Order

NRB expressed great concern with today’s action by President Obama to issue an ENDA-like Executive Order applying to federal contractors with no specific protection for religious liberty.

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NRB Opposes Attack on Hobby Lobby, Religious Liberty

NRB, thankful an unfounded attack on religious liberty was thwarted in the United States Senate today, urges Congress to stay true to upholding First Amendment freedoms and the long-standing, bipartisan Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

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NRB Responds to Supreme Court Decision on Religious Freedom

NRB today lauded the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding religious freedom for Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties in their “David-and-Goliath” struggle for freedom against the Executive Branch.

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NRB Welcomes 7 New Members in Q2 of 2014

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Executive Committee has voted to approve seven new full members in the second quarter of 2014.

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NRB Rejoices Over News of Meriam Ibrahim's Release

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, rejoiced at news that Meriam Ibrahim and her two young children have been released from prison in Sudan.

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Lake Forest Christian Broadcaster Norm Nelson offers his services to Iraq’s Peshmerga Forces

Dr. Norm Nelson, President and on-air host of Compassion Radio, a unique activist radio ministry heard daily on more than 1,000 outlets across...

FCC: Spectrum Auction Rules Fulfill Congressional Mandate, Despite NAB Claims

The National Association of Broadcasters filed a lawsuit Aug. 18 to challenge the rules outlined in FCC's May spectrum incentive order...

The Battle Over Government-Run Internet Heats Up at FCC

If Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to stop states from blocking city-run broadband, he'll likely have to...

CEA: Discouraged at Broadcaster Auction Suit

The consumer Electronics Association is none too pleased with the National Association of Broadcasters' decision to sue the FCC over...

NAB sues FCC over 600 MHz incentive auction rules

The National Association of Broadcasters sued the FCC over its rules for next year's planned auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum...

41,000 People Listen to Greg Laurie's Message of Hope at 'SoCal Harvest;' Over 4,000 Accept Christ

More than 41,000 people came to "2014 SoCal Harvest" Saturday night at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, to listen to a message of hope...

FCC Considers Expanding Broadcast Political File Rules to Cable, Satellite Companies

The commission said it will seek comment on a petition filed by transparency groups to require multichannel video programming....

FCC extends net neutrality comment window

The Federal Communications Commission is pushing back the deadline for the second round of comments on its proposed plans for...

American Ebola Patient Dr. Kent Brantly: 'I Am Recovering in Every Way'

An American doctor who contracted Ebola in Liberia released a statement on Friday in which he said he was “recovering in every way,”

Anti-Christian violence in Ukraine as well

Corey Bailey with International Christian Concern says the world should be taking note of the plight of Christians and refugees in Ukraine...

China Plans to Introduce Nationalized Christian Theology

China has announced its plans to nationalize Christian theology, a move that is has many Christians concerned for the future.

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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...

A threat to the First Amendment

During the Senate’s brief pre-election legislative session in mid-September, Harry Reid, D-Nevada, intends to call up for a vote...

Top Evangelical Christian Leaders to Travel to Israel, Voice Support for Jewish Nation Israel

Despite the violent atmosphere in the Middle East, a group of evangelical leaders, led by the National Religious Broadcasters President...

NRB leaders will take stand-with-Israel delegation to Holy Land

NRB President and CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson will lead the diverse group of Christian leaders, whose purpose in the trip is to support...

Evangelical Leaders Will Travel to Israel to Signal Their Support

Several high-profile evangelical leaders will travel to Israel next week as a part of the “Christians in Solidarity with Israel”...

Evangelical Leaders Head To Israel In Show Of Support

Several prominent evangelical leaders are headed to Israel in a show of support for the nation in its war with the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas.

Evangelical Leaders Plan Solidarity Trip To Israel

Several prominent American evangelical Christian leaders will travel to Israel next week to demonstrate their support in a “Christians in Solidarity with Israel”...


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