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October 12, 2018

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NRB Gives Thanks for Pastor Brunson's Freedom

WASHINGTON (NRB) – Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of NRB, rejoiced at news that American Pastor Andrew Brunson has been released by Turkey.
 
“I thank God for Pastor Brunson’s release and look forward to his return to the United States,” said Johnson. “I am also grateful that President Trump, Vice President Pence, Secretary Pompeo, Ambassador Brownback, Senator Tillis, and other U.S. officials refused to take ‘no’ for an answer for this man’s release. This administration stayed true to its citizen.”
 
“May the Lord strengthen Pastor Brunson and his family as they work to turn the page on this difficult chapter in their lives. And may God protect and give peace to our other brothers and sisters in Christ who continue to endure hardships and severe persecution around the world because of their faith in Him. Let us never forget them!”
 
Pastor Brunson, a North Carolina native, had suffered for his faith in prison and then house arrest at the hands of Turkey, America’s NATO ally, since October 2016.


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