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Senate Funders Take Aim at Agencies

Members of the Senate Appropriations Committee this week advanced legislation with provisions to restrict several agencies, particularly the FCC and the IRS.

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Justice Alito Gives Insight into the Supreme Court

In a lengthy interview with Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito provided insight into the high court’s procedures, commentary on recent cases, and some thoughts on baseball.

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Pro-Life Ministries Need Not Apply?

Earlier this year the fight against human trafficking, rightly an effort that crosses partisan lines, was drawn into a battle over the federal funding of abortion in Congress.

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2016 NRB Media Awards: Nomination Window Now Open!

NRB is currently accepting nominations for the 2016 Annual Media Awards and will be doing so until August 14, 2015. A long-standing hallmark of NRB, the awards program remains one of our most valued traditions.

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NRB Members Respond to Planned Parenthood Exposé

Various NRB members joined in the massive outcry against Planned Parenthood after an undercover video was released last week showing a senior director from Planned Parenthood outlining the sale of fetal body parts.

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Life Issues Institute Hosts Event in Memory of Late Pro-Life Pioneer Dr. Jack Willke

Life Issues Institute President Bradley Mattes hosted a memorial reception to honor the life of pro-life pioneer Dr. John C. (Jack) Willke on Tuesday, July 21, in Washington, DC.

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J103 GM Steve Green Marks 35 Years in Radio

At the age of six, Steve Green says he had a transistor radio glued to his ear. While the music was “amazing,” Green recalls how it was the announcers that fascinated him. For hours, he would just to find out what they were going to do next!

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TWR360 Christian Web Portal Adds 40th Language as Expansion Continues

When TWR360 was launched in May 2013, the web portal to Christian media content was available in only five languages.

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FCC Moves to Adjust Field Operations

This week at the FCC’s monthly public meeting, the Commissioners voted unanimously for a plan to change its field operations structure, most notably by closing 11 field offices.

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Judiciary and Commerce Committee Leaders Investigating Planned Parenthood

After the release of an undercover video this week in which a Planned Parenthood leader reveals horrific details about the sale of aborted babies’ body parts, Congress is ratcheting up the pressure.

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NRB Press Releases

NRB Opposes New Attack on the Freedom to Believe and RFRA

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) opposes new legislation that would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in a way that undermines the broad and balanced Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which was signed into law in 1993 by President Bill Clinton.

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Iran Deal Leaves Americans Behind

NRB is dismayed that the Obama Administration would strike a nuclear deal with Iran without first securing the release and safe return of Americans, including Pastor Saeed Abedini, who are unjustly incarcerated in Iran.

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NRB Urges Congress to Defend Freedom to Believe in Marriage

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, sent a letter today to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) calling on Congress to approve the First Amendment Defense Act, a bill sponsored by Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-ID) to protect and safeguard religious freedom in light of the Supreme Court ruling on marriage.

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Supreme Sham

Thinking about the recent Supreme Court ruling that forced “gay marriage” on all 50 states produces several reactions. As noted earlier, biblically and morally, it’s a shame. But legally and politically, it’s also a sham. Here’s why.

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Supreme Shame

On Friday, June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 vote to impose so-called “gay marriage” on all 50 states. The White House celebrated with a rainbow lightshow. What can I say? I say this: It’s a shame.

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Chief Justice Gives Ominous Warning on Marriage & Faith

NRB is repulsed by the Supreme Court’s decision today to undermine the tried and true institution of marriage by imposing “gay marriage” nationwide.

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Announcing the 2016 NRB International Christian Media Convention: Proclaim 16

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the world’s preeminent association of Christian media and ministry organizations and professionals, announced the renaming of its annual event, which will now be called Proclaim.

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NRB Statement on Attack in Charleston, SC

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, condemned last night’s deadly attack on parishioners of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

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NRB Supports First Amendment Defense Act

NRB today issued a statement of support for the First Amendment Defense Act, a bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-ID) to defend religious freedom.

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NRB to Stand with Sen. Mike Lee for Religious Liberty in Advance of Marriage Ruling

On Wednesday, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, will join with Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and other leaders in standing for religious liberty in advance of the Supreme Court’s upcoming pivotal marriage ruling.

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Pastor prays at school, district fined $7.5K

Not long after a local pastor began a districtwide honors assembly with a prayer invocation, the United States Federal District Court...

FCC Republican: Here comes 'rate regulation'

As part of the approval announced Friday, the FCC is requiring AT&T to offer 10 Mbps Internet speeds for $10 per month to low-income customers.

Texas Supreme Court Tells Houston: Repeal Gay Rights Ordinance or Put It to Vote

The state's highest civil court's ruling stated, "The City Council is directed to comply with its duties, as specified in the City Charter...

June Hunt and PeggySue Wells Offer Biblical Hope and Practical Help for Raising Kids

"Parenting is one of life's greatest privileges," says June Hunt, co-author with PeggySue Wells of Bonding with Your Child through Boundaries (available in stores July 31, 2015).

Digital (Im)permanence and the FCC’s Online Public File

We’ve all heard the warning: once you put something on the Internet, it will be there forever.

O'Rielly on FCC Reform

Republican FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly will keynote a seminar at the National Press Club July 28 on "Implementing Real Regulatory Reform."

LPFM Tower in Nebraska to Use Cross Design

Construction on a new radio tower for Good Shepherd Radio, KNNA(LP), in Lincoln, Neb., which is associated with Good Shepherd Lutheran Church...

Ready to scale up Internet.org free basic services: Facebook

Undeterred by the criticism from Net neutrality activists in India, social networking giant Facebook today said...

Congress Looks to Defund Planned Parenthood After Explosive Undercover Videos

Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., introduced the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015 in the House Tuesday, while Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla...

Contraception Mandate Heading to Supreme Court

Update (July 23): GuideStone Financial, The Little Sisters of the Poor, and other religious nonprofits are filing an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court...

Syrian Christians Flee Asylum in Sweden Amid Harassment From Muslims Who Force Them to Hide Their Crosses

Syrian Christian refugees living in Sweden say they were forced out of their asylum house by Muslim refugees who demanded...

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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.

Christian Leaders Respond to 'Literally Satanic' Shooting at Charleston Church; 4,000 Residents Gather for Vigil

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, said he was shocked by the "senseless, despicable, and evil attack."

Over 70 Christian Education Leaders Send Letter to Congress Urging Protection From Potential Pro-Gay Supreme Court Ruling

More than 70 leaders in the Christian education field signed letters to Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky....

Religious leaders 'Obey God Rather than Men' in Open Letter to U.S. Supreme Court

Setting aside theological differences, 85 Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox Christian, and Jewish leaders joined civic and business leaders in signing an open letter to the U.S. Supreme court pubished...

Pastors Pledge Civil Disobedience If Supreme Court Redefines Marriage

At press time, over 42,000 had signed the "Pledge in Solidarity to Defend Marriage."

US Christian education leaders seek protection for opposing same-sex marriage

Leaders of religious organizations in the United States are calling on congressional leaders to craft legislation to protect schools...


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