Brunson has been in jail for 18 months for simply preaching the gospel in Turkey.
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Aclj.org has reported that Turkish prosecutors are seeking a 35-year jail sentence for Pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been wrongfully imprisoned for the past 18 months for simply preaching the gospel in Turkey.
It took this long after Brunson’s arrest for Turkish officials to bring charges against him. Brunson, a Christian pastor in Turkey for the past 23 years, has been falsely charged with “membership in an armed terrorist organization.”
“It seems as if Brunson has become a political prisoner and a bargaining chip for Turkey,” the ACLJ reports. The Turkish government is seeking to swap Brunson for Fethullah Gülen, a Muslim cleric who fled his country facing charges in the attempted coup in Turkey in 2016.
The ACLJ has implored the United Nations to help, but to no avail. The ACLJ is working closely with the U.S. State Department for Pastor Brunson’s release. Therefore:
“Father God, we come to you and we pray for your grace and your mercy for Pastor Andrew Brunson. You are well aware of his plight, and we know that with you, NOTHING is impossible. He has done nothing but …