Steve Cameron is 16 and looking to fit in. After he witnesses the suicide of his abusive grandfather his deeply religious mother whisks them across country to start a new life. He is forced to attend the local Baptist Church where he joins the youth group, a rag tag group of misfits. There he makes life long friendships, questions his religious beliefs, and becomes involved in a power struggle with the controlling youth group leader. Steve's desire to become popular outside of the church leads to his experimentation with drugs and alcohol. As his double life threatens to spiral out of control he will be faced with his ultimate challenge.