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Religious Freedom in Focus in Marriage Case

This week the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges, a case pivotal for the future of marriage in the United States.

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Senator Introduces Resolution to Nullify Net Neutrality Order

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) took aim at the FCC’s controversial net neutrality order this week.

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NRB Urges Iran Bill to Require Release of Americans

This week the Senate has been debating the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, which would give Congress an opportunity to weigh in for or against any deal the Executive Branch reaches with Iran over its nuclear program.

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RFRA Highlighted on Senate Floor

In the wake of attacks on religious freedom, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) took to the Senate Floor this week to defend this constitutional right.

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Urgent Need for Aid, Prayer in Aftermath of Nepal Quake

Members of the National Religious Broadcasters have sprung into action and into prayer in the aftermath of the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.

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64th Annual Observance of the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 7

Next Thursday, millions will assemble at thousands of local National Day of Prayer events across the nation, taking time out of their daily schedules to intercede on behalf of their communities, their nation, and their leaders.

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Life-Changing Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day 2015

Each year, a number of Christian nonprofits produce and present gift catalogs with ideas that will not only honor mothers on Mother’s Day but also improve the lives of poverty-stricken children, mothers, and families that struggle to survive in developing countries.

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LifeWay Christian Resources Paving Way for New HQ

LifeWay Christian Resources is planning to build a new facility, and recently entered into a contract for the sale of their main campus in downtown Nashville.

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Thousands of Churches to Join ‘Stand for Marriage Sunday’ on April 26

Thousands of churches will join “Stand for Marriage Sunday” on April 26 – just two days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the definition of marriage.

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House Panel to Review FCC Transparency Proposals

Congressman Greg Walden (R-OR), Chairman of the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee, has scheduled a hearing next Thursday on “FCC Reauthorization: Improving Commission Transparency.”

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NRB Press Releases

NRB Urges Iran Bill to Require Release of Americans

As the Senate continues consideration of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, NRB today urged that the final legislation require the release and safe return of Americans, including Pastor Saeed Abedini, who are unjustly incarcerated in Iran.

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Religious Liberty: 'It Is Going to Be an Issue'

NRB today responded to the admission by U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli to the U.S. Supreme Court that if “gay marriage” is deemed to be a constitutional right, then the tax-exempt status of religious institutions could be at risk.

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NRB President: Supreme Court May Change America, But Not Marriage

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), released the following statement after today’s oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges:

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NRB Opposes Performance Tax Legislation

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), America’s preeminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators, expressed concern with performance tax legislation being introduced by Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) that would place a new and unwarranted burden on many Christian radio broadcasters.

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NRB Welcomes 30 New Members in First Quarter of 2015

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Executive Committee has voted to approve 18 new full members and 12 associate members in the first quarter of 2015 – 30 new members in total.

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NRB Reacts to Attack on Indiana RFRA

NRB today responded to the battle in the media over the State of Indiana’s recently approved Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

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Total Living Network's KTLN Receives 2015 NRB Award for TV Station of the Year (Full Power)

KTLN-TV received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Television Station of the Year (Full Power) on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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theDove TV Receives 2015 NRB Award for TV Station of the Year (Low Power)

theDove TV received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Television Station of the Year (Low Power) on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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The Christian Broadcasting Network Receives 2015 NRB Award for Best TV Talk Show for 'The 700 Club with Pat Robertson'

The Christian Broadcasting Network received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Best Television Talk Show for The 700 Club with Pat Robertson on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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The Christian Broadcasting Network Receives 2015 NRB Award for Best TV Teaching Program for '700 Club Interactive'

The Christian Broadcasting Network received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Best Television Teaching Program for 700 Club Interactive on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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Public Knowledge Asks FCC to Deny Stay Petition

Public Knowledge has filed its official opposition to a petition to stay implementation of the FCC's Title II reclassification order until a federal appeals court has heard numerous challenges.

FCC commissioner: Feds may come after Drudge, other conservative websites

While participating in a panel discussion at the annual “Right Online” conference in Washington, D.C...

Obama Abandons Pastor Abedini, Would Veto Bill That Requires Iran Release Him for Nuke Deal Approval

President Barack Obama's administration has warned that it will veto a proposed amendment that would require the release of Pastor Saeed Abedini...

GoFundMe Shuts Down Second Christian Account

Another GoFundMe page was removed this week— this time, one for a Christian florist who could lose her business after she refused to be the florist for a same-sex wedding.

Wycliffe helping rural communities after Nepal earthquake

The CEO of Wycliffe Associates, Bruce Smith, says he is thankful that people from neighboring countries around Nepal were able to finish...

GOD TV Calls Christians to Action with 2 Strategic Events

Coming up in May, GOD TV will air Mission Possible LIVE from the Netherlands and Jerusalem 2015, LIVE from Israel.

FCC Announces May Agenda

There are quite a few major policy issues percolating away at the FCC, but they won’t be on the docket when the...

Copyright Director Wants You To Pay to Play

Maria Pallante, U.S. Register of Copyrights, was the only witness in front of a House Judiciary Committee at a hearing Wednesday morning.

10 Israeli startups to watch in 2015

The Israeli start-up scene is saturated with newcomers fighting for a spot in the limelight. The following 10 companies have passed some key hurdles and challenges that make them...

Dems want feds to force disclosure of super-PAC donors

More than a dozen congressional Democrats want to force super-PACs to disclose the names of their biggest donors when they run TV ads.

Sen. Nelson Signals Disclosure Rules Bill

Even as a House bill was being introduced to get the FCC to require more detailed disclosures of the funders of political ads from PACs and nonprofits...

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Baptists sign SCOTUS gay marriage case brief

Jerry Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters, referencing protests against Religious Freedom Restoration Acts in Indiana and Arkansas...

Baptists, others, fear legal gay marriage will censor free speech

Ministries joining the argument include the National Religious Broadcasters, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse.

Top Christian groups to Supremes: Protect marriage

Some of the top names in Christian ministry – including the National Religious Broadcasters...

National Religious Broadcasters Holds Firm

As many Evangelical elites and institutions squishily accommodate liberal trends, the National Religious Broadcasters group remains defiantly conservative...

Christian filmmakers talk ‘Reel Dreams’ at NRB

The topic brings up the same questions each year, with 2015 being no exception, at the Annual National Religious Broadcasters...

NRB Board Issues Topical Resolutions

Meeting at the annual NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville this week, the National Religious Broadcasters Board...

Mike Huckabee skipping CPAC for National Religious Broadcasters Convention

Potential presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said he’s not speaking at CPAC this year...


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