January 4, 2017

James A. Smith Sr.





 Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to Receive 2017 NRB TV Program of the Year Award for Value of a Soul

BGEA logoWASHINGTON (NRB) – The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) will receive the 2017 NRB Award for TV Program of the Year for Value of a Soul on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Proclaim 17, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Orlando, Florida.

The NRB Television Program of the Year Award recognizes a program that demonstrates a unique vision and commitment to innovation and quality. The program must have a solid biblical worldview and demonstrate a compelling use of the television medium from both artistic and technical standpoints. The program should engage the culture in a compelling way and demonstrate an ability to expand a Christ-centered influence in the culture.

From BGEA’s My Hope ministry, Value of a Soul features an inspirational Gospel message from BGEA President Franklin Graham, as well as compelling and powerful stories of hope and faith. Value of a Soul takes a closer look at the question asked by Jesus and recorded in Mark 8:36-37.

The TV Program of the Year Award is one of 21 awards that will be presented during Proclaim 17, which takes place February 27-March 2, 2017, at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando. For the complete list of 2017 award recipients, click here.

About NRB

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a nonpartisan, 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

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. The next Convention, Proclaim 17, will be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida, Feb. 27-March 2, 2017. For more information, go to




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