Is a Bizarre End-Times Conspiracy Behind This Missionary's Publicized Captivity?

Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey (xxoktayxx/Pixabay)

Pastor Andrew Brunson has been in the custody of the Turkish authorities for almost two years, arrested in October 2016 for allegedly attempting to overthrow the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Though the U.S. diplomatic apparatus has done virtually everything in its power to have him freed and returned to America, Brunson remains under house arrest while his criminal trial runs its course.

Despite his spending 23 years pastoring a small church in the western coastal town of Imzir, the authorities have accused the North Carolina native of playing a central part in an elaborate anti-government conspiracy which includes Mormons, an Islamic faith group called the Fethullah Gulen Terrorist Organization, or "FETO" and the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

But it doesn't stop there—the Turkish government also alleges that Brunson's crew included an Israeli, an Iranian and even current and former agents of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

Click here to read the rest of this story from our content partners at Faithwire.

Never miss another Spirit-filled news story again. Get Charisma's best content delivered right to your inbox! Click here to subscribe to the Charisma News newsletter.

Three Summer Deals from Charisma:

#1 Great Book Bundles - Save 30% - 88% Now! View Offers

#2 eBook Special - Get all Five COVID-19 / Pandemic Crisis books for Only $19.99 View Offer

#3 Best-Selling Bibles with Six Free Gifts - Only $29.99 each. View Offers

Summer Subscription Offer: Subscribe to Charisma for Only $18 and get Stephen Strang's newest book autographed: God, Trump and COVID-19 Free! View Offer

Your Turn

Comment Guidelines
View/Add Comments
Charisma News - Informing believers with news from a Spirit-filled perspective