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NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson to Participate in Values Voter Summit 2014

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, will lead a powerful dialogue about recent attacks to our freedoms of religion and speech during next month’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC.

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Hope for Hurting Hearts Continues to Touch Lives and Win Awards

Hope for Hurting Hearts, a documentary film produced by Harvest Ministries with Greg Laurie, recently added another distinction to its running list of awards and accolades – this time for Best Editing from the Pan Pacific Film Festival.

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Pure Flix's God's Not Dead Tops Home Video Sales Charts

God’s Not Dead, a film from NRB member Pure Flix Entertainment, debuted earlier this month at No. 1 on the Nielsen Christian Videos sales chart and No. 2 on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart, which tracks overall Blu-ray and DVD combined sales.

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Do You Want to Highlight Your Organization in NRB Today - For Free?

We are soliciting descriptions about NRB members to feature in our weekly e-newsletter, NRB Today, and on the NRB website. If you are a member of NRB and are interested in being featured ...

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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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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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Upcoming Webinar: What You Need to Know About The Must-Carry/Retrans Consent Election Process

With Summer, 2014 on the wane and Labor Day just days away, full-service TV licensees probably should already have...

Georgia Schools Send Out SOS to Faith Community

More than 50 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court banned public school prayer. That decision is still stirring debate...

ISIS gives Iraq Christians 'one week' to convert or die

Islamic militant terrorists ISIS is giving non-muslims in Iraq three options: leave, convert or die.

Chinese pastor faces decade in prison for resisting church crackdown

A Chinese preacher is facing up to a decade in prison after he was detained on what supporters say are trumped up...

Senate video promotes broadcaster a la carte

Senate Republicans are promoting the notion of making local stations a la carte on cable networks with...

Feds creating database to track hate speech on Twitter

The federal government is spending nearly $1 million to create an online database that will track “misinformation” and...

Religious Groups Concerned About New HHS Mandate Regulations

Protesters against President Obama's HHS mandate requiring religious institutions provide contraception...

White House Still Using Coercion and Massive Fines in Unconscionable Attack on Religious Freedom

Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) said President Obama has resorted to coercion and massive, punitive fines in a U.S. Health and Human Services...

ACLJ calls out UN official for lopsided speech on Israel, Hamas

The European Centre for Law & Justice is calling on the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to end her biased...

ADF: Students, faculty benefiting from victories for campus freedoms

ADF reports this has been their most successful year to date, not only in protecting freedom at public universities...

NAB Files Petition Challenging FCC's TVStudy Methodology

The National Association of Broadcasters this week filed a petition for review with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

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With Full Hearts National Religious Broadcasters Conclude Solidarity Trip to Israel

“Our purpose was two fold. One, to show the people of Israel we support them in a time of crisis because Hamas is attacking...

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.


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