For Immediate Release
January 8, 2013

Kenneth Chan





YouVersion Bible App Founder Bobby Gruenewald to Deliver Saturday Keynote at NRB 2013

Bobby GruenwaldManassas, VA– Pastor Bobby Gruenewald, Innovation Leader at and Founder of the YouVersion Bible App, will deliver a keynote address on Saturday, March 2, at the NRB 2013 Convention & Exposition in Nashville, TN.

“I am excited about having Bobby speak at NRB 2013,” commented NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright. “I am encouraged by his passion and his effective use of technology to spread the Gospel and to reach and change lives for Christ.”

One of the leading voices in the Church as it relates to innovation and the use of technology, Gruenewald frequently writes and speaks on the topic, and has been featured in The Washington Post, TechCrunch, CNN, CBS, NPR, and more. He was also listed by Fast Company as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business in 2011. 

Prior to joining the team in 2001, Gruenewald started and sold two technology companies, consulted with start-ups on venture capital funds, and, in an interesting twist of events, traveled and performed with a Christian rap group. 

Gruenewald’s focus now is completely on and the incredible things that God is doing in lives of people each day through the congregation of nearly 30,000 spread across 14 U.S. campuses. Among the cutting-edge ventures he’s led at are online church services and YouVersion, a free Bible app with over 30 million downloads.

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 Convention & Exposition 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 2013 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, March 2-5, 2013. For more information, go to




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