NRB Convention & Exposition 2012

NRB 2012 Convention logoDid you make it to NRB 2012 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center? These should bring back great memories! If you were unable to make it this year, here is what you missed!  Look forward to seeing everyone again at NRB 2013. Click here to see and download other photographs from NRB 2012.




Jack Graham Max Lucado


Jack Graham, Host, PowerPoint® Ministries, Pastor, Prestonwood Baptist Church, gave the Sunday morning message at NRB 2012, discussing life’s defining moments and how God uses them to bring about His plan and purpose in our lives.

Max Lucado, Upwords Ministries, challenged attendees to remember the grace God has shown them and asked what they have done with it.

Bob Lepine and Miles McPherson
Rich Bott, Ken Tada, Joni Eareckson Tada, and Dr. Frank Wright

Bob Lepine, Vice President of Content/Chief Creative Officer, FamilyLife, introduces Miles McPherson, Senior Pastor, The Rock Church, who addressed the church’s need to put faith into action.

(L-R) Richard P. Bott, II, Chairman of NRB Board, President and CEO, Bott Radio Network; Ken Tada, Director of Ministry Development, Joni and Friends International Disability Center; Joni Eareckson Tada, Founder and President, Joni and Friends International Disability Center; and Dr. Frank Wright, NRB President and CEO, presenting Joni Eareckson Tada with the NRB Hall of Fame Award.
Jim Daly Senator Gordon Smith


Jim Daly, President and CEO, Focus on the Family, challenged attendees to “go on the offensive” to fight the culture war.


Senator Gordon Smith, President of the National Association of Broadcasters, addressed Media Leadership Dinner attendees.

Michael Youssef NRB Public Policy Debate
Michael Youssef, President & Founding Pastor, Leading the Way & The Church of the Apostles, challenged NRB 2012 attendees to support missions work in persecuted countries despite the worries at home. (L-R) Barry Lynn, Executive Director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State; Craig Parshall, NRB Sr. VP & General Counsel; Janet Parshall, debate moderator and host of nationally syndicated In the Market with Janet Parshall; Carol Swain, Professor of Political Science and of Law at Vanderbilt University; and Mark Potok, head of the Southern Poverty Law Center, debated rights of Christian students at public and private universities.
Greg Laurie Annie Moses Band
Greg Laurie, Host & Senior Pastor, A New Beginning & Harvest Christian Fellowship, closed out NRB 2012 with the challenge to know God and make Him known! The Annie Moses Band performed for NRB 2012 attendees at the Awards Dinner.