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NRB attendance up 15% at wide-ranging conventionNASHVILLE (BP) -- More than 4,300 communicators from radio, television, publications and websites representing millions of listeners, viewers and readers gathered for the National Religious Broadcasters' International Christian Media Convention Feb. 23-26 in Nashville.
Participants heard from key religious leaders and potential presidential candidates, focused on militant Islam and current cultural topics and gained insights into emerging facets of communications. Read More
Islamic jihad, in many forms, 'gaining ground'Jihadists are using "the freedoms of democracy to achieve political change to try to destroy that democracy and the freedoms which it enshrines."NASHVILLE (BP) -- 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.
-- Caroline Cox
"The majority of Muslims are peaceful and good citizens," Robert Edmiston, a member of Britain's House of Lords from the Conservative Party, said at the Feb. 24 event in Nashville. "But there are some that are extremists, and they are gaining ground." Read More
Christian media's reach surveyed by LifeWay ResearchNASHVILLE (BP) -- 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, with about four in 10 Americans having seen one in the last year. Read More
Survey: 81% for religious freedom on marriage viewsNASHVILLE (BP) -- 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, commissioned by Family Research Council in partnership with National Religious Broadcasters, found that 81 percent of Americans agree that government should "leave people free to follow their beliefs about marriage as they live their daily lives at work and in the way they run their businesses." Read More