Friday, October 12th, 2018
Southern Baptists respond
by Diana Chandler Date: October 12, 2018 – Friday EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated at 3 p.m. Oct. 12. ALIAGA, Turkey (BP) — Pastor Andrew Brunson reportedly will fly to the United States Oct. 13, released after two years’ incarceration on disputed charges that could have led to life imprisonment. Although Turkey did not proclaim Brunson innocent, a court in Aliaga today (Oct. 12) released him on time served after sentencing him to three years, one month and 15 days, The New York Times reported. The court found himRead More
Brunson may meet Trump on Saturday
Batavia, IL (Oct. 12, 2018) – This evening, the PBS Newshour reports that Pastor Andrew Brunson left Turkey for Germany after his court release. President Trump stated he would meet Brunson on Saturday. The following has noted by the PBS website. Hours later, Brunson was transported to Izmir’s airport and was flown out of Turkey, where he had lived for two decades. He was expected to be flown to the U.S. military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. “I love Jesus. I love Turkey,” an emotional Brunson, who had maintained he wasRead More
Released on time served.
Batavia, IL (Oct. 12, 2018) Today numerous media outlets, Washington Post, CNN,CBN, BBC, and others, are reporting the ordering of the release of Evangelical Presbyterian Church Pastor Andrew Brunson. The reports indicate on Friday a Turkish court convicted Brunson of terrorism, but sentenced him to just time served and ordered his immediate release. President Trump tweeted “working very hard on Pastor Brunson.”