For Immediate Release
March 25, 2015

Kenneth Chan





Cahaya Bagi Negeri/CBN Indonesia Receives 2015 NRB Award for International Innovation

Cahaya Bagi Negeri CBNManassas, VA – Cahaya Bagi Negeri/CBN Indonesia (The Christian Broadcasting Network) received the 2015 NRB Media Award for International Innovation on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

The NRB International Innovation Award is presented to an organization based outside the United States that excels in innovative uses of electronic media in the proclamation of the Gospel of Christ.

CBN Indonesia is a ministry that God has raised up to present the person and Gospel of Jesus Christ to the nation of Indonesia in a creative and contextual way through the power of media. CBN Indonesia currently produces five fresh weekly episodes of a variety of unique, contextual television programs presenting true life stories, news, and powerful presentations of Christ’s love and power on national and local television networks, reaching nearly 20 million viewers in 2013 alone. CBN’s website is Indonesia’s most trafficked Christian website with 300,000 visitors per month, and the ministry counseling center receives over 250,000 responses annually.

Based in Jakarta, Indonesia, CBN teams focus on creatively contextualizing media content to present a powerful witness of Jesus Christ in a language and cultural context that everyday people can understand. Mark McClendon is CBN's Regional Director for Indonesia, Myanmar, and Vietnam.

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

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 2016 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 23-26, 2016. For more information, go to




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