|The Cost of Religious Freedom|
When advocacy for persecuted Christians harms their fellow believers.
While Andrew Brunson languished under Turkish detention this year, thousands of Iranians had death sentences suspended. A factor in both was international advocacy.
Brunson, an American evangelical pastor in Izmir (biblical Smyrna) for two decades, was arrested two years ago in the aftermath of a failed military coup. The government linked him with a Sufi Muslim network allegedly behind it.
The network’s head, Fethullah Gülen, had long resided in Pennsylvania, and Turkey demanded a trade. ...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The Cost of Religious Freedom