Benjamin Carpenter, a gifted Bible teacher and church planter, is still recovering from his wife’s death five years ago. He leaves his home in the United States to develop a training program for church leaders in Pakistan. This helps him regain purpose in life. However, he discovers that teaching and living in a different culture also makes him vulnerable. He runs short of food and money. He faces ridicule and false accusations. And he’s drawn the attention of someone who is willing to kill both him and his students.
Donish Ullah is a radical Muslim dedicated to the spread of Islam. However, he is in disgrace for acting against the wrong target. When the leader of his Madrissah directs him to spy on Benjamin, Donish jumps at the chance to redeem himself. He plants bugs in Benjamin’s home and classroom hoping to catch him in blasphemy, only to find that he’s trapped himself in a moral dilemma.