By Michael Ireland, Chief Correspondent for the ASSIST News Service (www.assistnews).
NASHVILLE, TN (ANS – Sept.01, 2017) — Dr. Billy Kim, one of South Korea’s most prominent Christian evangelists, is scheduled to speak during a special lunch event on February 28, 2018, at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.
“NRB will be blessed once again to have Billy Kim and the exceptionally talented Korean Children’s Choir join us for our annual Convention,” said NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson. “Billy’s passion and enthusiasm for evangelism and discipleship are contagious and a welcome addition to all that we’ll have lined up for Proclaim 18 attendees.”
In a convention update by NRB Staff, the Christian broadcasters’ organization says that Kim is former President of the Baptist World Alliance, and currently serves as Pastor Emeritus of the 15,000-member Central Baptist Church in Suwon, South Korea, where he has pastored more than 45 years.
Kim is also the Chairman of the Far East Broadcasting Company in Korea, directing its network of 11 radio stations, of which two are high-powered AM transmitters sending the Gospel to China, Russia, Japan, and throughout Korea. In addition, Kim is the author of several books on Christian living and has preached the Gospel of Jesus Christ all over the world to thousands of people in all walks of life.
Other speakers at Proclaim 18 will include Kay Arthur, Co-Founder and CEO Emeritus of Precept Ministries International; David Jeremiah, Founder of Turning Point Radio and Television Ministries; Joel C. Rosenberg, Founder and Chairman of The Joshua Fund; and many more. The emcees of the Convention – NRB’s 75th – will be twin brothers, authors, and entrepreneurs David and Jason Benham.
Proclaim 18 will take place February 27-March 2, 2018, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, while NRB’s award-winning Exposition – featuring around 200 exhibitors – will be open February 28-March 2.
Registration for the world’s largest annual gathering of Christian media and ministry professionals is now open, and if you register between now and November 1, you can receive an Early Bird discounted rate.
Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, will be held February 27-March 2, 2018, in Nashville, Tennessee, and is a must-attend for Christian communicators. Every year, thousands of participants from across the United States and around the world flock to the Convention for several days of networking, education, business, and fellowship.
Confirmed speakers include Kay Arthur, Co-Founder and CEO Emeritus of Precept Ministries International; David Jeremiah, Founder of Turning Point Radio and Television Ministries; Billy Kim, Chairman of Far East Broadcasting Company in South Korea; Joel C. Rosenberg, Founder and Chairman of The Joshua Fund; and many more. The emcees of the Convention will be twin brothers, authors, and entrepreneurs David and Jason Benham.
Among the highlights of Proclaim 18 will be the award-winning Exposition – a bustling, one-stop hub for services, products, and organizations that can help advance your mission. Museum of the Bible returns as a Platinum Sponsor with a new exhibit that will offer Convention attendees a glimpse of its 430,000-square-foot facility in Washington, D.C., which is scheduled to open in November 2017.
More than 200 organizations are expected to exhibit next year. Exhibitors confirmed so far include Amazing Facts Ministries, American Heritage Girls, Answers in Genesis, Baker Publishing Group, Charisma Media, Christian Television Network, Evangelism Explosion International, Family Research Council, Galcom International, Liberty Counsel, Proclaiming Justice to the Nations, Teen Challenge USA, The Voice of the Martyrs, Trinet Internet Solutions, Truth Network, TWR, Tyndale House Publishers, Whitaker House, and many more.
Also notable at Proclaim 18 are the Super Sessions, where the “best of the best” in the world in each industry area – Church Media, Digital Media, Film, International, Radio, and TV – will discuss new and changing media and how it is impacting every aspect of our work; Industry Sessions, where each industry area will host their own extended sessions throughout the Convention; and the various networking events and opportunities scattered throughout the Convention. For these and many other reasons, NRB’s Convention is a “must attend” event for thousands of Christian communicators.
For the Proclaim 18 schedule, hotel information, sponsorship and promotional opportunities, space and event reservation, registration, and more, visit www.nrbconvention.org.
For questions related to registration, contact the NRB Convention Registrar at email@example.com, or call 212-460-9700.
Media are invited to register today and save up to $200!
Registration for Proclaim 18 opened on August 28, 2017. More details will be available at www.nrbconvention.org .
Photo captions: 1) Dr. Billy Kim speaking at NRB 15. (NRB photo). 2) Proclaim18 75th Anniversary Logo. 3) Michael Ireland.
About the Writer: Michael Ireland is a volunteer internet journalist serving as Chief Correspondent for the ASSIST News Service, as well as an Ordained Minister, and an award-winning local cable-TV program host/producer who has served with ASSIST Ministries and written for ANS since its beginning in 1989. He has reported for ANS from Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Israel, Jordan, China, and Russia. You may follow Michael on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Michael-Ireland-Media-Missionary-234951783610/ and on Twitter at @Michael_ASSIST. Please consider helping Michael cover his expenses in bringing news of the Persecuted Church, by logging-on to: https://actintl.givingfuel.com/ireland-michael
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