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That’s a Wrap on Proclaim 18! Take a Look at Our Favorite Moments...

By Julianna Keck

March 9, 2018

We hope you made it home safely and are settling back into a more normal pace of life after the whirlwind of a week known as Proclaim 18. The 75th annual National Religious Broadcasters convention was one for the books! And we are grateful for the opportunities it afforded us to meet with so many of you and connect you with our ministry partners. Though we can’t quantify the sheer value of the relationships that were built and strengthened, we decided it would be fun to take a look at the some of the hard data… Here’s what went down at Proclaim 18, according to the stats: 9 RKC team members were in attendance 37 RKC ministry representatives were in attendance 144 meetings and events ... Read More

Calvary Community Church Welcomes Alistair Begg

By Julianna Keck

March 6, 2018

This past weekend, Alistair Begg, senior pastor of Parkside Church in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, preached at Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village, California. Known for his Bible teaching on the daily and weekend radio programs, Truth For Life, it was an honor to hear him speak at the local church where Roger and Lori Kemp and many of the RKC families attend. Calvary Community Church hosted Alistair in all three services with the worship center filled to capacity with congregants and avid Truth For Life listeners from around southern California. In his message, Pastor Alistair Begg shared that the Bible is not a dusty relic, but is in fact the very Word of God. The Bible’s primary aim is to enable us to know God, ... Read More

Fresh, New Voices

By Julianna Keck

Feb. 21, 2018

Serving the next generation, RKC proudly represents up-and-coming Bible teaching ministries that bring a fresh sound to Christian radio. We’re always seeking to grow our program platform to reach more men and women with the Gospel! All Things New with Shawn Thornton 25-minute Daily Program First aired on January 6, 2014, All Things New is a daily, 25-minute radio program that features the Bible teaching ministry of Pastor Shawn Thornton, senior pastor of Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village, California. Shawn loves teaching God’s Word with creativity, boldness, and relevance. Whether preaching an expository series through a book of the Bible or choosing topical subjects based on his personal studies in the Scriptures, Shawn agrees that God’s Word has life-transforming power. To learn more, hear ... Read More

Today’s the Day!

By Julianna Keck

Nov. 28, 2017

In the wake of the mad dash for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, today marks yet another cleverly dubbed day of the week—one that couldn’t be more different. A day dedicated to giving back. While every day can be a giving day, #GivingTuesday has become a global day of celebrating and encouraging giving in support of your favorite non-profits. We are so thankful for all the radio stations and listeners who make the programs we represent possible. Your decision to support these ministries helps ensure that the Word of God is heard throughout our country and world. We encourage you to take advantage of the opportunity to join this global movement by showing your support for the Christian ministries RKC is privileged to represent. ... Read More

Experience Israel with Pastor Shawn Thornton

By Julianna Keck

Nov. 1, 2017

This November 1 – 10, 2017, Pastor Shawn Thornton of All Things New, will lead a group of 230 men and women throughout Galilee and the streets of Jerusalem, places Jesus lived and ministered while on earth. Shawn joins Salem Media Group as Bible teacher on their Experience Israel Tour. The ten-day tour takes place during the 50th Anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification since the 1967 Six Day War. The group, composed of All Things New radio listeners, members of the Calvary Community Church of Westlake Village, California, and other friends, will gain firsthand insights in to the rich spiritual and biblical heritage of this ancient land. Be sure to follow @shawnthornton on Twitter and visit to receive Shawn’s updates while on location at the ... Read More

Shawn Thornton Interviews Joni Eareckson Tada on 50 Years of God's Grace

By Julianna Keck

July 12, 2017

“And He who sits on the throne said, ‘Behold, I am making all things new.’ And He said, ‘Write, for these words are faithful and true.’” Revelation 21:5 This verse, from which All Things New garners its name, is made plainly evident by the unmistakable hand of God at work in Joni Eareckson Tada’s life. Both Pastor Shawn Thornton and Joni Eareckson Tada intimately know and proclaim that our hope as Christians is founded upon this amazing truth—That Christ has already paid the ultimate price to redeem us, and even so, He is not done with us. He is making us new! On July 11, Pastor Shawn and Joni sat down in the RKC recording studio to discuss the newly digitized and enhanced version of ... Read More

Pastor Shawn Thornton Interviewed CEO of Awana Clubs International, Valerie Bell

By Jessie Jolliff

June 5, 2017

All Things New aired an exclusive interview Pastor Shawn Thornton conducted with Awana Clubs International CEO Valerie Bell on May 26, 2017. Awana is a biblically based discipleship program that spans early childhood into the teenage years. The end goal is to create life-long followers of Christ. Awana reaches more than 3.7 million children across 47 thousand churches … in over a hundred different countries. Pastor Shawn attended an Awana Club when he was a child, and he’s so passionate about this ministry that he serves on the Awana Board of Directors. In this interview with Pastor Shawn, Valerie Bell shares how the Awana ministry can go to places where missionaries cannot go. The ministry trains nationals who then take God’s Word into their hometowns ... Read More

The Best NRB Convention Yet

By Jessica Suggs

March 10, 2017

Welcome home! By now most of us have made it home from the 2017 National Religious Broadcasters convention in Orlando, Florida. We say this every year but it still holds true, this was the best convention yet! It was a joy catching up with our ministry partners and station representatives that serve tirelessly for the sake of the Gospel. If you're missing that warm Orlando sunshine right about now, sit back, relax, and let these snapshots take you back to the fun times we shared. The RKC Annual Ministry Partner Reception was the perfect kick off to the week's festivities. Not to be outdone by the NRB Awards, Roger Kemp honored our beloved ministries with the prestigious RKC Golden Mic Award. It's a tradition in ... Read More