'Crazy Iron Man' hopes to raise RM1 million for charitable causes in Penang and Kuala Lumpur.
The pastor, who pleaded not guilty to the charge at the Sessions Court today, faces a maximum jail term of 30 years if found guilty.
His followers say he summoned each of them to an apartment and raped them.
Trump said he would meet the pastor as soon as he returns.
The Turkish authorities detained Brunson on allegations of assisting groups branded as terrorist, part of a crackdown by the Turkish government following the failed coup in 2016.
The dispute has centred on the almost two-year detention of evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson on terror-related and espionage charges, and caused the Turkish lira to take a beating.
Pastor Jin Mingri had given sermons at the Zion Church, one of the biggest unofficial congregations in the country, for the past decade until local officials shut it down on Sunday.
The evangelical pastor, who has lived in Turkey for two decades, has been detained for 21 months on terrorism charges, which he denies.
Turkey has demanded that the United States hand over Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric in the US suspected in the coup plot against Erdogan, but the US has balked at this.
The attack coincided with a deepening row between Ankara and Washington over the trial of a US pastor in Turkey - police teams were searching for the assailants, who fled in a white car.
WASHINGTON: The US warned Thursday it would levy more sanctions on the troubled Turkish economy if Ankara does not soon release a jailed American...
The court in the western city of Izmir ruled that Brunson, who faces 35 years in jail over terror and espionage charges, will remain under house arrest.
Turkey raised concerns about state-run lender Halkbank that’s under investigation for its role in a scheme to evade a US embargo on Iran.
Brunson was placed under house arrest last week following nearly two years in jail on charges of espionage and supporting terror groups.
President Donald Trump last week threatened to impose "large sanctions" on Turkey unless it frees Brunson.
The friendship between the United States and Turkey is on the line in this dispute.
Andrew Brunson had already spent nearly two years in detention on terrorism charges.
Trump said Turkey’s failure to release an American pastor from prison was a “total disgrace” and called on Erdogan to intervene.
An American pastor being tried in Turkey on terrorism and spying charges could be freed.
Police observer ACP R Munusamy presents police report of the alleged whistleblower denying everything wife of missing activist had told inquiry of cops taking him away.
U.S. President Donald Trump voiced his support on Tuesday for Pastor Andrew Brunson, who is on trial in Turkey on charges he was linked to a group accused of orchestrating a failed 2016 military coup, in a case that has compounded strains in U.S.-Turkish relations.
Brunson is accused of engaging in activities on behalf of the group led by exiled Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen and the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
George HW Bush calls him 'America's pastor', while Obama says the evangelist was a humble servant who gave hope and guidance to generations of Americans.
Jörg Walcher, a pastor from Austria, is also the coach of Bolivian Olympic alpine skier Simon Breitfuss Kammerlander.
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