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American pastor Brunson serving in Turkey imprisoned for ‘terrorism’ charges

IZMIR, Turkey (World Watch Monitor, TAB) — A Turkish judge sent Andrew Brunson to prison in Izmir, Turkey, on Dec. 9 — 64 days after the American pastor and his wife, Norine, were detained Oct. 7 under Interior Ministry deportation … Continue reading

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BWA general secretary re-elected for 2nd five-year term

IZMIR, Turkey (BWA, TAB) — Jamaican Neville Callam was re-elected as general secretary for the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) during its meeting in Izmir, Turkey, July 17. Callam was the first person — neither North American nor European — to … Continue reading

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Baptist alliance forms in Turkey

IZMIR, Turkey (TAB) — In Turkey, a country rich with Christian heritage but with a dwindling minority of Christians in its population today, four Baptist congregations recently formed the Alliance of Baptist Churches in Turkey to “encourage member churches, explain the … Continue reading

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