Joe Greene returns to his brother Russell's home where his son is living. On the drive, he causes an accident that kills two people and puts a child in the hospital. He does not tell anyone. Part 2 is finished on The Promised Land.
A couple expecting their first child have a baby shower at a café where Andrew is the temporary worker. Tess and Monica are Lamaze teachers. During a visit to the doctor, the parents learn their child has Down Syndrome.
A distraught farmer in a drought-stricken community files suit against God. Tess arrives to defend, and Monica to testify. The trial teaches the farmer and everyone else in town the value of being good neighbors, and also drives home a stern lesson about the inherent folly of theodicy--an attempt to judge God by human standards.
At a summer camp, four teenagers are planning to commit suicide because they are HIV-positive and feel they are going to die anyway. The girls come with attitudes as well. The angels must help them see life is worth living.
Andrew is an eligible bachelor placed on auction to raise money for medical research. A female doctor wins the bid for Andrew, but then refuses to go on a date since she is too busy. Andrew tries to teach her to enjoy the life God gave her.
Libby's father was on the Hollywood Blacklist in the 1950s, but is now being honored. He is dead, but his best friend and Libby's mother Vera are to accept the award. When Vera refuses, Libby finds out the truth from that time.
Annie is a bitter widow who is losing her eyesight. She is angry with her friends ever since her husband died years previous. The angels must help the friends talk to each other and find the truth about the husband's death.
Tess has an assignment to take a driver's test and help the examiner. During the test, the examiner dashes into a funeral home and steals the ashes of her married lover. Tess becomes the accomplice in the crime.
Linda is graduating from law school. Her sister Holly comes for the ceremony. Holly learns her sister is being physically abused by her husband. The angels and Holly must help the husband to control his anger and Linda and the children to heal.
A town has abandoned their churches and faith seems to have died. When a pay phone mysteriously rings with specific instructions whenever someone walks by, people start believing God is contacting them.
Monica tries to help a young mother overcome her drug addition. Meanwhile, Tess must help the parents learn not to enable their daughter in her drug life. The woman has to learn to be a real mother to her child.
An Army command is bitter and being difficult with his recruits. His son dies, but for him, it is worse this was the son who was an enthusiastic soldier, unlike his remaining one who hates being under his command.
Aaron is an intelligent teen who enters a spelling contest. His brother Michael is the only one who supports him as the mother gives all her attention to Michael. The father deserted them. The angels must help heal the family.
Maury and his comedy partner split their act years ago in anger, but now are being inducted into the Hall of Fame. They try to get along to perform an act for the induction ceremony, but argue about who is the real star.
Tracy receives bad news in the mail and now is desperate to earn money. She decides to enter the local beauty pageant to win the prize money. The angels must help her with the pageant and to learn what is important.
A man is ordered by the court to stay in his own slum apartments for two weeks. He has lost his faith and forgotten all his father taught him. Then his son is shot and no help is found in the building.
Two teens plan to marry after they finish high school. When the mothers meet, they recognize each other, and it opens old wounds that could tear the teenagers apart. The angels must heal the mothers' friendship and save the teens.