A young Church elder struggles with his faith when the married woman he has been seeing breaks off their relationship.

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Credited cast:
Thomas Campbell ...
Malcolm (as Thom Campbell)
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Carmel
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Tony
David Somerville ...
Paul
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Pastor
Robin Goldsworthy ...
Todd
Michael Booth ...
Chuck
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Mother with Baby
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Mormon Elder
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As the story begins, Malcolm is naked in the bed of a woman he's been visiting to try to convert her to his faith. She wants nothing to do with his Bible or his invitations to worship, and he can't stop himself from visiting her regularly and telling his walking partner, Paul, that he must see her one-on-one because she's shy. When she breaks off the affair, Malcolm pushes Paul away one last time and, in white shirt and tie, visits the house when her husband is home. Will Malcolm pull the house down? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A young peddler of religion executes an involuntary "miracle"
24 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Two bible sellers and church recruiters, Malcolm and Paul, peddle their religion to an unresponsive community. Malcolm seems to be having some initial success with a woman that he visits a number of times. The head of the local church to which Malcolm and Paul belong presses them on to get this new recruit to join the faith. Eventually it becomes clear that she is unwilling to take the next step and attend church on Sunday. She does not want see him around the house anymore. What's going on? Everything is explained when we finally meet the husband. To get the answer, see this clever short. The religious bits are short and pertinent.


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