Still agonizing over a tragedy from his past, Steve accepts the pastorate at Thurmantown Baptist Church where he quickly meets the local unmarried beauty, Allie Huddleson, who has a tragic past of her own. A mutual attraction with Steve and Allie ensues, which leaves the townspeople talking, and the local church gossip is keeping them all informed. A teenaged drifter shows up in Steve's office, hungry, filthy and penniless. The young man makes a decision that causes almost irreparable damage not only to Steve's reputation, but also his future happiness with Allie.
With so many troubles and trials, can Steve's future be saved or will it end in another disaster? Will he ever fully be redeemed?