The plight of imprisoned Pastor Andrew Brunson shines a light on the darkness of persecuted Christians around the world.  Brunson was jailed in 2016 over charges he aided terrorist organizations. Supporters say it was actually over his Christian faith.  Meanwhile, three Americans were freed from a North Korea prison at the behest of President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in May. Among them,

missionary Kim Dong-chul.   According to a study from CESNUR, 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith in 2016 alone.  Ramon Barboa of Voice of the Martyrs, says Turkey and North Korea are just a few of the countries where Christian missionaries, and really, believers in general face danger and even death.  Speaking to the crowd at the National African American Missions Conference, Barboa recounts the story of Brother John from Syria. CONTINUE