• Mohler tells NRB of ‘new regime of invented rights’

    The liberties enshrined in the Constitution are today “confused, contorted, and sometimes even condemned,” R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, said at the National Religious Broadcasters’ First Amendment Lunch. “Religious freedom, freedom of speech and the freedom of the press are all threatened even as other rights are marginalized,” Mohler said.

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  • NRB to resume 1940s-era fight against censorship

    March 13 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    NRB to resume 1940s-era fight against censorship

    A new National Religious Broadcasters initiative represents a return to its mid-1940s roots to now protect freedom of religion and speech in a digital age, NRB President Jerry A. Johnson said in his report at Proclaim 18, the association’s International Christian Media Convention.

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  • Pence: Christian communicators needed ‘more than ever’

    March 1 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pence: Christian communicators needed ‘more than ever’

    In a time plagued by evil, Americans need the ministry and message provided by Christian communicators, Vice President Mike Pence said Feb. 27 at the National Religious Broadcasters’ annual convention. Pence told the audience of communication professionals, “[Y]our ministry, your message, your values are needed now more than ever before.”

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  • Attack on religious liberty focus of NRB panel

    March 10 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Attack on religious liberty focus of NRB panel

    Three clients of Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) described their battles for religious liberty March 2 at National Religious Broadcasters’ convention, Proclaim 17, in Orlando. A wedding cinematographer, preschool director and former fire chief shared about their legal efforts in a public policy session sponsored by ADF.

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  • Free speech mission ‘indispensable,’ says NRB leader

    March 3 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Free speech mission ‘indispensable,’ says NRB leader

    Protecting the freedom of speech is as vital to the National Religious Broadcasters’ mission today as it was when the association was founded in 1944, the group’s president and CEO, Jerry A. Johnson, said. Johnson gave his speech at the Orlando World Center Marriott in the opening session of the International Christian Media Convention.

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  • Evangelicals joust over Trump

    September 22 2016 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Evangelicals joust over Trump

    Evangelical leaders debated the appropriateness of a vote for Donald Trump during an event at the National Press Club sponsored by the National Religious Broadcasters. Two supporters of the Republican nominee traded opinions with two of his opponents as a divisive campaign moves toward the Nov. 8 election.

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  • Russian religion law said to ‘undercut’ missions

    July 14 2016 by Daniel Woodman, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Russian religion law said to ‘undercut’ missions

    A new Russian law that prohibits evangelism and preaching outside state-sanctioned sites reminds New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary professor Jake Roudkovski of his days as a youth in the Soviet Union. “Baptist churches in Russia will survive”, Roudkovski said. Such oppression “is nothing new to them. ... They will stay faithful to the gospel.”

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  • Religious liberty violations recounted at NRB convention

    March 2 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Religious liberty violations recounted at NRB convention

    As followers of Christ in America experience increasing attacks against their religious liberty, Christian journalists have an opportunity to lay the groundwork for rights of conscience to prevail, an attorney and a Fox News commentator said at Proclaim 16, the National Religious Broadcasters’ International Christian Media Convention in Nashville.

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  • Israeli ambassador: Terrorists fueled by ‘hope’

    February 26 2016 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Israeli ambassador: Terrorists fueled by ‘hope’

    The poison spread by militant Islam is rooted in hope among Mideast terrorists, Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer said Feb. 23 during Proclaim 16, the National Religious Broadcasters’ International Christian Media Convention. Dermer, along with Fox News legal analyst Jeanine Pirro, voiced the warning ...

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  • Survey: 81% for religious freedom on marriage views

    February 27 2015 by Staff, National Religious Broadcasters | with 0 comments
    Survey: 81% for religious freedom on marriage views

    Contrary to the “inevitability” narrative most Americans have accepted of same-sex marriage, a new survey released Feb. 24 finds broad support for traditional marriage and protection of those who hold such views. The survey found that 81 percent of Americans agree that government should “leave people free to follow their beliefs about marriage ...

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  • Islamic jihad, in many forms, ‘gaining ground’

    February 27 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Islamic jihad, in many forms, ‘gaining ground’

    Many in western democracies are blind to radical Islam’s threat to their security and cultural values, speakers said at a day-long discussion of Islam during the National Religious Broadcasters International Christian Media Convention. The threat Islam poses stems not merely from a radical fringe but from central doctrines of the Muslim faith …

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  • Christian media’s reach surveyed by LifeWay Research

    February 26 2015 by Bob Smietana, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Christian media’s reach surveyed by LifeWay Research

    Christian broadcasters have a devoted following, with about two-thirds of weekly churchgoers and evangelicals saying they tune in to Christian radio and television on a regular basis. Christian books have a reach among churchgoers and evangelicals, and Christian movies remain popular … But many Americans never connect to Christian media.

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  • Floyd to take revival message to broadcasters’ convention

    February 4 2015 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Floyd to take revival message to broadcasters’ convention

    Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention and a key advocate urging prayer for spiritual awakening in America, will take that message to the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) in a Feb. 25 worship service during the NRB annual convention in Nashville. The event will host notable names such as Mike Huckabee; actor Chuck Norris …

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