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Time to Submit Nominations for the 2015 NRB Media Awards!

NRB is currently accepting nominations for the 2015 Annual Media Awards and will be doing so until August 4, 2014. A long-standing hallmark of NRB, the awards program remains one of our most valued traditions.

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NRB Lauds SCOTUS Ruling on Religious Freedom Cases of Hobby Lobby, Conestoga

NRB and many of its members were among those who lauded the United States Supreme Court’s ruling last week that upheld 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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InterVarsity President Declares Day of Prayer as Cal State Campuses Prepare to Cut Ties

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship President Alec Hill has called for A Day of Prayer on Monday, July 14, to focus on campus access challenges that limit the freedom of InterVarsity and other campus ministries to proclaim the Gospel.

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Open Doors Providing Support to Christians, Others Fleeing Mosul

Working with local churches and partner organizations, Open Doors has been supporting hundreds of Iraqi Christian refugees with humanitarian aid since they were forced out of their homes last month following the occupation of the Iraqi city of Mosul by violent extremist Muslims of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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Bott Radio Network Expands in Oklahoma, Texas

Bott Radio Network (BRN) recently expanded its coverage in Oklahoma and Texas through some major power increases and the launch of a new FM radio station.

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Austin Hill Hosting New Morning Show on Faith Radio

Author, speaker, and syndicated radio host Austin Hill is hosting a new morning show on Faith Radio, the network of six radio stations owned by the University of Northwestern – St. Paul that serve the upper Midwest U.S.

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NRB Healthcare Referral Program Offers Big Savings Potential for Association Members

A new program established by NRB earlier this year is presenting members of the association with the opportunity to save as much as $1,000 – $3,000 per employee per year.

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Supreme Court Makes Major Rulings

The nation will have to wait until Monday for the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the religious freedom challenge of two faith-based businesses, Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties, against the Obama Administration’s mandate that all new health plans cover contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs.

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Sudanese Christian Mother Freed, Then Detained Again at Airport

Earlier this week, NRB and many others rejoiced at news that Meriam Ibrahim and her two young children had been released from prison in Sudan. Mrs. Ibrahim, wife of an American citizen, had been sentenced to death for her Christian faith.

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Study Shows Power of Radio for Musicians

In advance of a House Judiciary Committee hearing this week on music licensing rules, a new study conducted by Nielsen showed a strong correlation between radio airplay and music sales.

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NRB Press Releases

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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NRB Warns Against ENDA Executive Order

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, sent a letter this week to President Obama requesting that he reconsider his stated intention to issue an ENDA-like Executive Order applying to federal contractors.

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NRB Opposes Proposed Constitutional Amendment

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, sent a letter today to the Chairman and to the Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee opposing a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would limit the First Amendment.

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NRB Urges Release of Sudanese Christian and Her Children

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President and CEO of NRB, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urging the United States to intervene on behalf of Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag, who is sentenced to death in Sudan for her Christian faith. She, her 20-month-old son, and prenatal child are currently incarcerated by the Sudanese government.

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NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson Speaks Up for Middle East Christians

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, the President & CEO of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), will speak at a press conference today on Capitol Hill to stand in solidarity with imperiled Christian communities in the Middle East who are increasingly threatened in the lands they have inhabited for centuries.

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NRB Announces Change of Dates for 2015 Christian Media Convention

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the world’s preeminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators, officially announced today that it has changed the dates of its next convention to Monday, February 23 - Thursday, February 26, 2015.

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National Religious Broadcasters' Statement on World Vision U.S. Policy Change Reversal

In a letter to employees on Monday, World Vision U.S. President Richard Stearns announced a change to the organization’s longstanding employee conduct policy that effectively allowed “a Christian in a legal same-sex marriage” to be employed at World Vision.

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Key Ministry Leaders Stand with Hobby Lobby, Conestoga

The NRB Board of Directors, a body of nearly 100 key leaders in faith-based media, unanimously resolved to stand with Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties in their “David-and-Goliath” struggle for freedom to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court this week.

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Free Airplay on Radio is Fair...But

If you thought the Royalty fight was over just because the Congressional Hearings ended, think again. You've heard of the...

Date Set For Preliminary Auction Rules

Last June the FCC released its magnum opus (all 484 pages of it) laying the groundwork for the spectrum incentive...

Senate Judiciary Approves Citizens United-Targeted Amendment

The Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday took aim at the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision and the money it...

Why Are Churches and Pastors Being Blocked from Helping Out with the Flood of Illegal Immigrant Kids?

Will the White House lift the ban on Christians volunteering at overwhelmed detention camps packed with illegal immigrant children...

House Judiciary Passes 'Clean' Satellite Bill

With no amendments and little discussion, the House Judiciary Committee Thursday approved on a voice vote a...

Utah to appeal gay marriage case to Supreme Court

The Utah attorney general announced Wednesday that he will go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge an appellate ruling...

LPFM News: Original Proposer Says the Service Is “Incomplete”

Four more LPFM construction permits were granted in the last week, but the big news is that the FCC released its list of 79 MX groups for states west of...

FCC releases Low Power FM MX list for western United States

The Federal Communications Commission has released a compendium of 79 Mutually Exclusive (MX) application groups for Low Power FM radio stations...

ADF sues university over pro-lifers confined to 'free speech zone'

Boise State administrators not only require Abolitionists4Life to put up the warning signs, they're also restricting members...

Secular Group Sues North Carolina City Over 'Christian' War Memorial

A war memorial in a North Carolina city that includes a Christian flag and the image of a soldier kneeling before a cross has been brought to court.

House Ok's Renewal of Religious Freedom Commission

The independent, bipartisan commission reports on violations of religious rights abroad. It also recommends actions the United States...

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Conservatives lobby for religious exemptions in LGBT anti-bias policy

Jerry Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters, asked Obama to drop the executive order altogether.

Supreme Court Rules for Hobby Lobby in Religious Liberty Case

In contrast, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, National Association of Evangelicals, Southern Baptist Convention, Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod, National Religious Broadcasters...

NRB Welcomes New Members

The National Religious Broadcasters Executive Committee has voted to approve seven new full members in the second quarter...

NRB Worries About ENDA Order

The National Religious Broadcasters are concerned that an executive order might be issued requiring them to entertain...

'Noah' treads water amid stunning imagery

After discussions with members of the National Religious Broadcasters, Paramount and the NRB made...

'Noah,' revival of Bible epics, finds rough seas

NEW YORK (AP) — In the beginning of their work together on "Noah," director Darren Aronofsky made Russell Crowe a promise:

Studio Adds Disclaimer To “Noah”

National Religious Broadcasters President Jerry Johnson is thanking Paramount Pictures for adding...


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