When fifteen-year old Celeste Zather catches the eyes of Preston Carnegie, she never expects him to relentlessly pursue her. At eighteen, Preston knows well what he wants and how to get it. Celeste is no exception. A carefree and innocent girl, Celeste is introduced to a world of parties, alcohol, and sex, the world that Preston is accustomed to. Pregnancy compels them to marry, but love holds them together. Preston becomes a preacher. As their family continues to grow in the admonition of faith in God, the enemy is in hot pursuit of destruction and death. After winning a prize for family of the year, the enemy distracts them. They divorce. The siblings deal with the troubles differently; some move on, and some go astray. Despite the enemy, the Carnegies have one thing in common-their faith in God.