VOM Radio Urges Christians to Pray as Brunson Trial Begins

By Julianna Keck

April 13, 2018

On Monday, April 16, American Pastor Andrew Brunson will enter a Turkish courtroom to be tried on charges of espionage and terrorism. A guilty verdict could carry a 35-year prison sentence. His only “crime” is that for 23 years he and his wife, Norine, have been sharing the gospel with the people of Turkey.

This weekend—APRIL 14 & 15—on VOM Radio, Host Todd Nettleton interviews Brunson’s daughter, Jacqueline. In this timely dialogue, Jacqueline shares about her dad’s arrest and how he’s doing while he awaits the opening of the trial.

While Pastor Brunson is originally from North Carolina, Jacqueline and her siblings were raised in Turkey and consider it home. Listeners will be transported to this transcontinental country in Eurasia as Jacqueline recounts her parent’s love for the Turkish people and culture, and how the Brunson family has seen God’s sovereign hand at work, even amidst this challenging ordeal.

Finally, Jacqueline will give us specific ways to pray for Andrew, Norine, and others involved as the trial begins on Monday. She will also share ways we can pray for the wider body of Christ in Turkey.

For 50 years, The Voice of the Martyrs has been dedicated to assisting persecuted Christians worldwide. The weekend, 25-minute radio broadcast, VOM Radio, and the corresponding 1-minute, daily short feature, provide an inside look into the lives of men and women persecuted for their faith in hostile and restricted countries.

The mission of VOM Radio is to increase awareness about courageous believers like Andrew Brunson, and to encourage prayer support for all the men, women and children living in countries and communities where the gospel is violently opposed, if not banned.

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Sign up to air the 25-minute weekend edition and the 1-minute daily short feature today! Both VOM Radio broadcasts are available via Amb-OS and distribution and FTP download.

Contact the RKC Media Services team for access when you call (818) 865-0180 or email info@kempandcompany.cc.

Hear samples of these inspiring broadcasts here.

Thank you for helping to bring awareness and prayer support to Pastor Andrew Brunson and his family in the coming weeks as they undergo this trial in Turkey.


*Photo courtesy of the Brunson family and World Witness