In the sequel to Casting the First Stone (2000), Curtis and Tanya Black have divorced and moved on to new relationships. Curtis continues to struggle between his commitment to serve and his desire for wealth. Four years after he was ousted from Faith Missionary Baptist Church, his old members ask him to pastor their new church. He marries the perfect pastor's wife, Mariah Johnson, who has no knowledge of his previous misfortunes. Then slowly but surely, Curtis begins to revert to the behavior that got him in trouble in the beginning.