Starting his day in prayer, Rick Thompkins, a Mormon missionary in Europe, pleads for his parent's troubled marriage to heal when his father Jack starts consulting a lawyer about divorce. ... See full summary »

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Ron Frederickson ...
Jim Slater
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Fred Washburn
La Var Rockwood
Bradley M. Nygren
Marian Fletcher ...
Mrs. Thompkins
Richard Marin
Karen Yarn
Cliff Maag
Judy Farrell ...
Brenda (Jim Slater's Secretary)
Morris Clinger
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Starting his day in prayer, Rick Thompkins, a Mormon missionary in Europe, pleads for his parent's troubled marriage to heal when his father Jack starts consulting a lawyer about divorce. Back in Utah, Jim Slater, Home Teacher for the Thompkins Family, asks his Elder's Quorum president, Fred Washburn, for release due to failure with the inactive families for which he has responsibility. Fred says he will comply, but only if Jim gives it one last try. Not knowing of the discord, Jim and his partner, Ronny, find Rick's sister alone at home and she tearfully explains that "nothing is right." Even more convinced of his failure, Jim asks for release again. Rick writes, asking Jim to help and enclosing part of a letter from his mother where she explains that she had wanted to confide in Jim as her Home Teacher, but he seemed aloof, with other things on his mind. Jim has his secretary, Brenda, arrange a fishing trip with Fred and Bishop Weston. Over the campfire they all admit failure in not... Written by Brian Greenhalgh

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