NASHVILLE – National Religious Broadcasters officials are watching in anticipation to see if the Internal Revenue Service will launch an investigation into whether or not watchdog group Media Matters violated its 501(c)(3) status when it accepted money from a special interest group to attack religious conservatives.more >>
Joni Eareckson Tada, president of Joni and Friends and a prominent disabilities advocate, expressed a sense of awe and humility at being named to the National Religious Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
The well-known artist and author noted that despite her ministry she feels weak in her faith at times but relies on her best friend Jesus to help her overcome all her trials.
"I wondered why is it that they chose me for such an award and all I could think of is that it's been 30 years since I started in radio with the Joni and Friends," she told The Christian Post. more >>
Reports exposing Media Matters for taking money to attack religious broadcasters may have hurt the nonprofit's reputation beyond repair, said the president of the National Religious Broadcasters.
"I think you are seeing the beginning of the end of Media Matters," Frank Wright said in a Monday interview with The Christian Post.
News reports exposing the nonprofit for accepting $50,000 in grants to wage attack campaigns on ministry leaders such as Pat Robertson of the Christian Broadcasting Network, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Albert Mohler and Focus on the Family Chairman Emeritus James Dobson have hurt Media Matters' credibility, Wright said. more >>
NASHVILLE – Christian apologists like Ken Ham, president and founder of Answers in Genesis, might see more opposition to their literal way of reading the Bible. That includes believing in a literal Adam and Eve and the fall of man, Ham told The Christian Post Sunday.
His belief that the Bible is the history book of the universe is increasingly under attack, he said.
"One of the things that we see happening in the Christian culture is that the battle over Genesis – the literal Adam and Eve, the literal fall – is really heating up," said Ham, who leads what is considered the largest biblical apologetics ministry in the United States. "Not just the battle over the age of the earth, between creationists and evolutionists, but now it's gone onto a battle over literal Adam and Eve, their literal fall." more >>
NASHVILLE – Focus on the Family President and CEO Jim Daly said religious leaders must stop playing defense when defending marriage, family values and pro-life issues in the public square.
"I think at times we express as the Christian community … a sense of lack of control or fear or just an idea that we don't know where this is going. That to me is defensive play as opposed to offense," Daly said in an interview with The Christian Post Sunday.
Those advocating marriage between a man and a woman only or for the end of abortion should play offense by exuding confidence and boldness, he explained. more >>
NASHVILLE – National Religious Broadcasters officials are watching in anticipation to see if the Internal Revenue Service will launch an investigation into whether or not watchdog group Media Matters violated its 501(c)(3) status when it accepted money from a special interest group to attack religious conservatives.
In light of recent revelations that Media Matters accepted a $50,000 grant to attack religious broadcasters such as the late Jerry Falwell and Focus on the Family's chairman emeritus James Dobson, NRB Executive Board Treasurer Janet Parshall told The Christian Post, "I'm going to be curious to see if someone is going to vet this organization that in fact they haven't violated their 501(c)(3)."
Once an investigation is conducted, Parshall anticipates that Media Matters will be exposed as a front organization for political progressive groups. more >>