HOME > NEWSROOM > PRESS CENTER > NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson: Be Hopeful, Prayerful Amid Gaza Ceasefire

For Immediate Release
August 28, 2014

Contact:
Kenneth Chan
703-331-4520
press@nrb.org

 

 

 

 

NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson: Be Hopeful, Prayerful Amid Gaza Ceasefire

Manassas, VA–Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, the President & CEO of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), is encouraging Christians to be hopeful and prayerful about the most recent ceasefire in Gaza.

But he also says Christians should be resolved to support Israel against future terrorism should Hamas resume the missile attacks.

“Approximately 4,500 rockets have been fired at Israel since July 8,” expressed Dr. Johnson on Thursday in recounting his trip last week with 10 other Christian ministry and media leaders. “Americans would not play nice if a neighboring country was shooting rockets daily on us; we should not expect Israel to do so either.” 

Last week, Dr. Johnson led a diverse group of Christian leaders on a visit to Israel to stand in support of the nation’s right to defend itself from those who would deny their right to exist. After returning last Friday, Dr. Johnson encouraged others to plan visits as well.

"We experienced a security setting second to none," he noted in his written reflection on the "Christians in Solidarity with Israel" trip. "We can encourage others to plan tours, vacations, and conferences at this time. The airport at Tel Aviv, the Old City of Jerusalem, and the traditional Holy Land sites were all safe and sound."

"This is a strategic time to visit Israel to show support and avoid long lines!" he added.

To read Dr. Johnson's entire reflection on the trip, click here.


About NRB

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a non-partisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to advance biblical truth; to promote media excellence; and to defend free speech. In addition to promoting standards of excellence, integrity, and accountability, NRB provides networking, educational, ministry, and fellowship opportunities for its members. Learn more at www.nrb.org.

About the NRB Convention

The annual NRB International Christian Media Convention is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of around 200 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their organizations. NRB 2015 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 23-26, 2015. For more information, go to www.nrbconvention.org.

###

 

logo.jpg

National Religious Broadcasters
9510 Technology Drive
Manassas, VA 20110
(703) 330-7000

Latest Releases

Former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton to Speak at NRB15 Affiliate Event

John R. Bolton, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nation, is scheduled to speak on Monday, February 23, 2015, at a special event during the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

Strategy Proposed to Defeat Islamist ‘Global Jihad’

Last Friday, the Center for Security Policy, an NRB associate member, held a panel event on Islamist extremism that was nationally televised by C-SPAN.

‘The Challenge of Islam’ at the NRB15 Int’l Christian Media Convention

On Tuesday, February 24, the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN, will focus on Islamic challenges to theology, the Great Commission, culture, and security.

Thousands of Christian Media and Ministry Professionals to Attend NRB15

Next month, thousands of Christian media and ministry professionals will make their way to the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN, to network, to discover new resources, and to expose themselves to the latest tips, trends, and insights in their field of work.

Selah to Perform at NRB15 Convention

Selah is scheduled to perform on Wednesday, February 25, at the Worship Service of the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

FamilyLife’s Dennis Rainey to Speak at NRB15 Convention

Dennis Rainey is scheduled to speak on Wednesday, February 25, at the Media Excellence Dinner of the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

Newsboys to Perform at NRB15 Convention

Newsboys are scheduled to perform on Tuesday, February 24, at the Evening Session of the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

Dr. Michael Youssef to Speak at Session on Islam During NRB15

Dr. Michael Youssef is scheduled to speak on Tuesday, February 24, at a morning plenary session on Islam during the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

NRB Announces 2015 Media Award Recipients

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) has announced the recipients of the 2015 NRB Media Awards, which recognize this year’s most outstanding ministries, facilities, and programs/producers in the world’s preeminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators.

Steve Forbes to Speak at NRB15 Int’l Christian Media Convention

Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media and a frequent panelist on Forbes on Fox, is scheduled to speak at the by-invitation-only Media Leadership Dinner on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, during the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

More Press Releases