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In Turkey, Christians are being persecuted just for preaching

“I’m afraid I can’t let you through,” said the man at the airport desk. “The government has issued a permanent re-entry ban against you.”

These words hit David hard. He knew his family was waiting for him just a couple of steps away on the other side of the border. They were expecting him to come home. Although David is Canadian-American, Turkey was home. It had been for the last 19 years. Together with his German wife Ulrike, he had raised his five children there. He had so looked forward to seeing them after a month apart. Now he was being told he couldn’t set foot in Turkey. Ever again.

Writes Sofia Hörder in Christian Today. Read the rest of the article here.

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