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House Attention to FCC

Members of Congress this week had an opportunity to weigh in on the workings of the Federal Communications Commission.


Pew Releases Poll on International Adherence to Free Expression

The Pew Research Center this week released polling information from 38 nations on the importance of such values as free speech, religious liberty, and Internet freedom.


New Resource for Marriage and Religion Research

Last month at the World Congress of Families, Dr. Patrick Fagan, Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI), unveiled a new resource for...


A Champion for Values to Retire from Congress

A longtime champion for the values of faith, freedom, and the sanctity of human life recently announced that he will retire from Congress at the end of next year.


NRB Members #PrayforParis, Offer Support

Christian leaders and organizations around the world rallied behind the people of Paris and the nation of France following the terrorist attacks on November 13 that left 129 dead and hundreds more wounded.


Dr. Robert Jeffress: It is Time to Identify Radical Islam as the Enemy and Act

On the Sunday following the terrorist attacks on November 13 that left 129 dead and hundreds more wounded, Dr. Robert Jeffress, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas, TX, noted that Christians should “certainly” be praying in response, but said “we need to do more than simply pray.”


New Name, New Look for NRB’s Capitol Hill Newsletter

Beginning with this week’s issue, NRB’s e-newsletter focusing on key government issues for Christian communicators will bear a new name: Freedom Today, which replaces the previous name, Washington Next Week.


IRD Launches Journal Examining U.S. Foreign Policy from Christian Perspective

The Institute for Religion and Democracy has announced the launch of Providence, a journal that will provide conservative Protestant and Evangelical perspectives on international issues.


Pure Flix Creates Corporate U.S. Theatrical Distribution Team

In preparation for the nationwide theatrical release of God’s Not Dead 2 on April 1, 2016, Pure Flix has launched its own U.S. theatrical distribution arm — solidifying its position as the first full service global Christian motion picture production and distribution studio.


Family Life Honored By Charity Navigator for Excellent Financial Accountability

Family Life has earned Charity Navigator’s highest four-star rating for the third consecutive year, signifying Family Life’s commitment to good financial stewardship, sound governance, and transparency.



NRB Press Releases

VeggieTales Creator Phil Vischer to Speak at NRB Film & Entertainment Summit

Phil Vischer, Founder of Big Idea Productions and Jellyfish Labs, is scheduled to speak at the second annual NRB Film & Entertainment Summit in Nashville, TN, on February 26, 2016.


Facebook’s Katie Harbath to Speak at NRB Digital Media Summit

Katie Harbath, the Global Politics and Government Outreach Director at Facebook, is scheduled to speak at the NRB Digital Media Summit on February 22, 2016 – one day before the start of Proclaim 16, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, in Nashville, TN.


NRB Welcomes 14 New Members in Q2, Q3 of 2015

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Executive Committee has voted to approve 10 new full members and 4 associate members in the second and third quarters of 2015 – 14 new members in total.


Kendrick Brothers to Speak at NRB Church Media Summit

Alex and Stephen Kendrick are scheduled to speak at the NRB Church Media Summit on February 24, 2016, during Proclaim 16, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, in Nashville, TN.


NRB Commends AM Revitalization Order

NRB today commended the Federal Communications Commission for its recent release of an AM Radio Revitalization order.


Anne Graham Lotz to Speak at Proclaim 16 Closing Gala

Anne Graham Lotz, Founder and President of AnGeL Ministries, 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.


Pastors Track at Proclaim 16 to Feature Albert Mohler

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, is scheduled to speak at the all-new NRB Pastors Track on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, during Proclaim 16, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, in Nashville, TN.


NRB Supports Continuation of Exclusivity Rules

NRB today added its voice to a growing chorus calling on the FCC to pull back from an attempt to eliminate television broadcast exclusivity rules.


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.



Turkey: Historic Protestant Church reopens

One of the oldest churches in Turkey reopened this month.

Freedom of the press is bad news for net neutrality

When the FCC adopted net neutrality rules earlier this year, Chairman Tom Wheeler assured...

VA Hospital Reverses Christmas Tree Ban

Officials at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salem, Va., sent an email to employees in November banning Christmas trees in public areas...

WRC-15 Protects UHF Broadcasting

It looks like a majority of countries at the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) in Geneva were not ready to...

Equality Act aims to expand Civil Rights Act

Congress is set to weigh in next year on proposed legislation that would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to ban...

Federal Ban on Christmas Trees and Music Sparks Controversy in Virginia

A federal ban on Christmas trees and Christmas carols recently sparked outrage in Virginia.

Open Doors at work for families of still-missing Nigerian girls

More than 200 of the girls who were kidnapped from the northern Nigerian town of Chibok in April 2014 still remain missing.

150 protest termination of homeschools in Fla.

The Santa Rosa County School District (SRCSD) cancelled a number of families’ homeschool programs shortly after they moved...

D.C. Court Transfers FCC Media Ownership Decision to Third Circuit

Looks like the never-ending court journey of FCC media ownership rules will get a little more never-ending.

FCC Provides Incentive Auction Payment Flexibility

Saying it hopes the clarification will be another spur to broadcaster participation in the incentive auction...

Karachi, masked men set Christian television station on fire

A group of masked men set fire to Christian broadcaster Gawahi TV Karachi overnight.


Leadership Summit Highlights Importance of Middle East for Americans, Europeans

Other organizers include the International Leaders Summit, the model for the event; National Religious Broadcasters, the..

Conservatives convene to discuss vision for Israel’s economy

McTigue will be attending and speaking at the event this week in Jerusalem, joining about 200 other top conservative thinkers and activists. Among the star-studded list of speakers: Dr. Jerry Johnson, president, National Religious Broadcasters...

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.

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