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  • Evangelicals joust over Trump; Kelvin Cochran honored

    by Tom Strode, posted Tuesday, September 20, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Evangelical leaders debated the appropriateness of a vote for Donald Trump during a Sept. 16 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.

    Evangelicals have not escaped the discord in response to the major-party candidacies of Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton. Some have said they will vote for neither of the major candidates, while others have thrown their support to Trump, with many citing him as the "lesser of two evils" and/or arguing a refusal to vote for him is a vote for her. Read More

  • Jim Smith named NRB communications VP

    by Baptist Press Staff, posted Tuesday, February 16, 2016 (2 years ago)

    MANASSAS, Va. (BP) -- Veteran Southern Baptist communicator James A. Smith Sr. has been named as National Religious Broadcasters vice president of communications, effective March 1.

    NRB President Jerry A. Johnson, in making the announcement today (Feb. 16), stated in a news release, "Since NRB is a media association, building a first-class communications team must be our highest priority. Jim Smith's proven track record as a media leader makes him the right man, at the right time, for all the right reasons." Read More

  • Southern Baptists take NRB lead

    by James A. Smith Sr., posted Tuesday, February 09, 2016 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- When thousands of evangelical communicators who comprise the National Religious Broadcasters meet later this month in Nashville for their annual convention, Southern Baptists will be prominently featured.

    Southern Baptists' presence at "Proclaim 16: NRB International Christian Media Convention" is not merely a result of the fact that longtime Southern Baptist leader Jerry Johnson became president two years ago. The nation's largest Protestant denomination is well represented in the premier organization of evangelical communicators because Southern Baptists are such a key part of the evangelical movement, Johnson said. Read More

  • Christian media oppose FCC Internet ruling

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, February 27, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Christian media representatives are encouraging voters to ask Congress to overturn a Feb. 26 Federal Communications Commission ruling regulating broadband Internet services. Read More

  • Floyd to take revival message to NRB

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, February 04, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- 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 in a Feb. 25 worship service during the NRB annual convention in Nashville.

    NRB President Jerry Johnson -- a longtime Southern Baptist leader -- said, "We are praying that God will use Dr. Floyd and this worship experience to lead all of us to a place of revival, awakening and spiritual renewal. Read More