By Dan Wooding, Founder of the ASSIST News Service
LAKE FOREST, CA (ANS – January 12, 2016) — Proclaim 16, the NRB International Christian Media Convention is a four-day, jam-packed event that connects, equips, and edifies thousands of Christian communicators – from broadcasters to producers, writers to publishers, managers to pastors, artists to consultants.
This is a “must attend” event for Christian communicators takes place in in Nashville, Tennessee, takes place this year from Monday, Tuesday, February 23, 2016, until to Friday 26, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee.
There will be outstanding internationally known speakers like Anne Graham Lotz, actress, Roma Downey, actor, Kevin Sorbo, Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Dr. Ted Baehr, Publisher of Movieguide® and Rick Warren, senior pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, and singers like Keith & Kristyn Getty and veteran entertainer, Pat Boone, at NRB this year.
Last year I was able to conduct some 15 interviews for ANS with people like Tony Evans, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, as well Dr. Michael Youssef of Leading the Way ministry, as well as meeting many others from around the world, like Tudor Petan of Alfa Omega TV in Timisoara, Romania, who are involved in front-line ministries and who supplied some invaluable material for ANS.
I have been attending this convention now for some 30 years and have found it to be a wonderful source for contacts and stories for the ASSIST News Service, as I represent you.
But this year, our funds are so low that it could be that I won’t be able to make it, which is a real disappointment to me as it has become an important gathering for ANS to be at, that is unless you can come to our aid and help us raise the necessary funds to attend and thus bring you back some wonderful, inspiring, stories.
I need to raise a total of $1,500 to cover the airfare and hotel costs (because I am media, I don’t pay for attending), so I am asking you, dear friends of ANS, if you would consider making an urgent donation (tax deductible) to ASSIST to help me make the trip. All you have to do is go to www.assistnews.net and then scroll down the page to where it says DONATE and enter the amount you would like to give.
If you prefer to send a check to ASSIST, just mail it to PO Box 609, Lake Forest, CA 92609, USA.
For those of you who can help, I thank you most sincerely. Your kindness is deeply appreciated.
Photo captions: 1) Dan Wooding pictured interviewing Dr. Michael Youssef with Dan’s son, Peter Wooding, filming it. 2) Mark Burnett and Roma Downey. 3) Dan Wooding recording one of his radio shows. (Orange County Register).
About the writer: Dan Wooding, 75, is an award-winning author, broadcaster and journalist who was born in Nigeria of British missionary parents, and is now living in Southern California with his wife Norma, to whom he has been married for more than 52 years. They have two sons, Andrew and Peter, and six grandchildren who all live in the UK. He is the author of some 45 books and has two TV programs and one radio show in Southern California, and has reported widely for ANS from all over the world, including from North Korea.
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