|Genre: Drama, Religion|
Tagline: Hope has a name...
Plot: A man arrives in a small town. At first, no one knows his name; no one knows where he came from. He's strong. He's smart. He's "easy on the eyes." The locals want to call him a stranger, but when they meet him, he makes them feel quite the opposite - like they've known him their whole lives.
Theo, a lovable giant of a man, is the first to shake his hand, the first to learn his name. "Joshua." It's one seemingly simple sound that soon makes its way around town, into the hearts and minds of young and old. Joshua's name falls on the lips of Maggie, the pretty local girl-turned-news anchorwoman. It reaches Kevin, a troubled teen searching for his place in the world. Joshua's name reassures Joan, a housewife trying to put passion back into her marriage, and it reaches into the soul of a revival tent preacher to pull out a lifetime of shame.
Joshua is seemingly everywhere at once, making the kind of impression that few have ever felt. But it is exactly this influence that creates a division between the stubbornly orthodox Father Tardone and the well-meaning but less-than-confident Father Pat, two priests who believe very strongly in the same thing, but in very different ways.
"Sometimes you gotta' tear something down to build it back up again."
As a carpenter, that's one of
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