Bible Broadcasting Network

Registered Name
Bible Broadcasting Network Incorporated
Tax ID


The Bible Broadcasting Network is a listener-supported global Christian radio network staffed and headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. The programming consists of 50% outside ministries, 30% music and 20% BBN-produced programs. The network was founded in 1968 by its then-president, Lowell Davey. Programming content includes traditional Christian music, prayer times, children's programs, Bible teaching, teen programs, and family guidance programs. The network was born out of Davey's failed offer to buy a radio station in Norfolk, Virginia. The company was incorporated and on March 28, 1969, bought bankrupt WYFI and began broadcasting on October 2, 1971, at 5 p.m.

Source: Wikipedia


Annual Budget
December 2018
2% Loss
Program Spending
Fundraising Spending
Management Spending


Dissemenation of Religious and Educational Information By Means of


1) radio broadcasting in three languages 2) internet audio streaming in eight languages 3) literature distribution 4) free online bible institute in eight languages. Bbn owns and operates over 100 radio stations in north and south america and provides programming via satellite to several stations which have chosen to affiliate with us. Bbn maintains a database of over 50,000 donors.


Thurlow A. Smith Vice President
Carl Redemann Executive Director
Lowell L. Davey President - Through February 2017
Jason Padgett Secretary-treasurer
Jud Mast Director
David Smith Director
Juan Lopez Director
Barbara Redemann President
Source: IRS 990