Pastor Brunson Released From Turkey Prison...............

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  1. snerd

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    ..................will be at White House today to meet with Trump, who was instrumental in obtaining his release.


    Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump 49m49 minutes ago

    Pastor Andrew Brunson, released by Turkey, will be with me in the Oval Office at 2:30 P.M. (this afternoon). It will be wonderful to see and meet him. He is a great Christian who has been through such a tough experience. I would like to thank President @RT_Erdogan for his help!

    https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1051111923788513281
     
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    It's funny how easily Trump gets hostages back with the minimum of effort.

    .................... "hey Mikey, head over to Turkey and get our hostage! ...............take this contract and assure them that either their signature or their brains will be on the contract!"
     
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    Not meaning to rub anybody the wrong way but why was the pastor in Turkey? Was he preaching Christianity in a muslim country That's really a bad idea. Was he on official mission to aid people? I'm just curious what lead him to be there. Maybe he really was doing some clandestine work. Does anyone really know?
     
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    He has been there for like 20 years. He was doing missions work and yes, preaching the Gospel. We go where we are called. The Lord never said it would be easy. He just said, Go. Turkey had been very open to Christians before the attempted coup. But Erdogan is making it harder for them to practice their Faith openly now. He also falsely accused Brunson of aiding the coup.
     
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    Thanks for the explanation. I wanted him to be innocent and am glad POTUS was seemingly instrumental in getting him released. It's just that people do unwise things for all the wrong reasons. Take that teenaged couple who wanted to hike around Afghanistan and got dead.
     
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    Trump put restrictions on a few of their officials, and put tariffs on some of their products. This caused their currency to go into a free fall. They are hurting pretty bad, economically. This was a good move for them, I'm sure some of those restrictions will be lifted.
     
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    Now you’re thinking!

    Probably works with the State Department.


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    Reaearch Fethullah Gullen and his Salafist/Wahabbists Network.

    They are scattered throughout the West. Why would he house him here? Why would the West support him and his radical mosques?

    It has been said in the press that the “good preacher” was accused of supporting Gullen which has been implicated in the failed coup.

    It’s just... odd.

    https://www.google.com/search?q=fet...j1j7&hl=en-US&sourceid=chrome-mobile&ie=UTF-8


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    The only way for this Muslim issue to be settled will be for them to realize how wrong Mohammoud was.

    Bravo for the pastor. And president Trump for getting him set free.