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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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NRB Welcomes 9 New Members in Q1 of 2014

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Executive Committee has voted to approve five new full members and four new associate members in the first quarter of 2014. In addition, one associate member, Galcom International, was approved for full membership after adding a broadcast to their ministry.

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National Religious Broadcasters and Paramount Pictures Jointly Announce Explanatory Message for 'Noah' Movie

(February 27, 2014) The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) and Paramount Pictures jointly announced today the decision to add an explanatory message to future marketing materials for the upcoming film Noah from acclaimed filmmaker Darren Aronofsky.

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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...

Schools seek protection for marriage views

The senator announced his plan with four stakeholders: Jerry Johnson, president of National Religious Broadcasters; Samuel Oliver, president of Union University;

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