In 2001 the doors of opportunity were thrown wide open in the nation of Afghanistan. A place many could not even find on a map was suddenly front page news. The opportunity was great in education, politics and faith.
So, how did we do in the faith department? The review is mixed. Compassion Radio has been part of the largest evangelistic outreach to the country since the time of the Apostles. Thousands of new believers spread out among the newly rebuilt universities. Aid reached more people than ever before.
And yet... persecution against Christians is more intense than ever. The government is fragile at best. Human rights and the rule of law are eroding. The 10 year American-sponsored war against the Taliban is more intense and costly than ever.
So, we ask the big question that needs to be answered - "What now?" We believe there is an answer, and there is hope. Cher joins Norm in studio today to discuss.