24 minutes | Nov 4th 2020

Pastor Imprisoned for His Faith Finds a Deeper Relationship with Jesus

“The sense of God’s presence completely left me … and I felt the silence of God.”

Andrew Brunson and his wife Norine had served as missionaries in Turkey for more than 20 years when Andrew was falsely charged with being part of a terrorist organization. He was held in prison for more than two years, while people around the world prayed and petitioned for his release.

It was an incredibly difficult time. Andrew struggled with feeling weak, alone and even suicidal. But he never lost his faith in Jesus, even when it seemed like God had abandoned him. Hear why on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories.

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This interview with Andrew Brunson comes from an episode of Fearless with Cissie Graham Lynch. Listen to the full episode here: https://cissiegrahamlynch.com/episode-29-faith-through-fear-an-interview-with-andrew-and-norine-brunson/

Download Andrew’s song for free and keep up with his ministry efforts at https://www.wavestarters.org/

This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “Keeping the Unity of the Spirit.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/keeping-the-unity-of-the-spirit/

Music used in this episode:

Andrew Brunson – “Worthy of My All”

GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

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