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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 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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NRB Press Releases

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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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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LPFM Time-Share Proposal Deadline Extended Retroactively

The FCC will accept all time-share agreement proposals that were submitted by 6 p.m. Eastern on Oct. 8. To “count,” they must have been...

Ray Of Hope For Low-Power Proponents

Low-power TV and translator industry advocates are hoping that their fortunes will take a turn for the better in the wake of a...

FCC Stops Clock On Merger Reviews

The FCC's Media Bureau has stopped the clock on both the AT&T/DirecTV and the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger reviews...

One of Three Americans Released from N. Korea

North Korea has released American Christian Jeffrey Fowle. He flew out of the communist country on a U.S. government jet Tuesday.

Hatch outlines GOP's tech agenda

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Tuesday outlined his priorities for technology legislation in the next Congress — keying in on patent and immigration reform, as well as updates to email privacy protections.

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.

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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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