[Statement] Pastor Robert Jeffress Thanks President Donald J. Trump for His ‘Relentless Dedication’ to Secure Pastor Andrew Brunson’s Release from Turkish Captivity

Oct. 12, 2018

DALLAS — Dr. Robert Jeffress, the pastor of the 13,000-member First Baptist Church of Dallas, issues the following statement in response to Turkey’s decision in response to American pressure to free Pastor Andrew Brunson:

“I join all Americans in sincere thanks to President Donald J. Trump and his administration for their relentless dedication to religious freedom and tough negotiations with Turkey to secure Pastor Brunson’s release today. Yet another example of “promise made, promise kept” by the Trump Administration. Praise God!”



Dr. Robert Jeffress is a best-selling author of 25 books, a nationally and internationally syndicated TV and radio host and the senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas, one of the largest and most influential churches in America. Pathway to Victory, Dr. Jeffress’ broadcast ministry, airs daily nationwide on more than 900 radio stations and is broadcast live to 195 countries. His latest book, Choosing the Extraordinary Life: God’s 7 Secrets for Success and Significance, is available in bookstores everywhere. He is an evangelical adviser to the president of the United States, Donald J. Trump.

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