(FaithWire) Jailed United States pastor Andrew Brunson has been released from Turkish detention after nearly two years of unjust imprisonment. On Friday, the American missionary received the long-awaited good news that he will be able to reunite with his family, in his home country, once again.  In an interview with Fox News Friday,

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) said the pastor could be on his way home in “just a couple of days, if not hours.” NBC News reported early Friday that the White House had brokered a deal to secure Brunson’s freedom: The White House expects North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson to be released by the Turkish government and returned to the U.S. in the coming days, two years after he was detained, according to two senior administration officials and another person briefed on the matter. READ MORE