After the death of his best friend, film reviewer and dad-to-be Chip Curry tries to turn his life around. When he accidentally purchases a copy of the Bible, he decides to live by it "to the letter" much to the confusion of his non-believing wife Leslie and the bemusement of his priest, Father Gene. Chip's newfound faith is put to the test when a co-worker who is committing adultery wants Chip to lie for him.
When Father Gene and Rabbi Gil (the "God Squad") point out to Chip that his addiction to his smartphone is the same as worshiping a false idol, Chip decides to stop using it, causing his wife, Leslie, and his officemates to worry about his whereabouts.
After several sleepless nights due to loud neighbors, Chip asks Rabbi Gil and Father Gene for advice on loving thy neighbor.
Chip tries to find a loophole to "honoring thy father" when Ron, his overbearing dad, decides to surprise him and Leslie with a visit.
Chip infuriates his colleagues when he decides to follow the commandment 'Thou Shalt Not Steal' and begins returning previously pilfered office supplies, upsetting the delicate office balance.
Chip gets into trouble when he vows to stop lying about anything, regardless of the situation.
Chip's mother-in-law, a scientist, spars with him about the power of prayer.
Chip and Leslie's patience is tested when they invite Rabbi Gil to stay with them after he discovers his wife is having an affair.
Father Gene is jealous when he finds out that Chip attended Vince's Baptist church to see another side of religion.
When Chip suggests that Leslie quit her job to stay home when the baby is born, she assumes it's his attempt to get her to submit to him based on a bible verse.
The "God Squad" warns Chip not to covet a journalism award that he and Vince are both up for.
Chip tries to persuade his unenthusiastic officemates to rebuild a house for charity.
Chip decides to take on his corporate bosses after he is fired trying to get a recently-fired Ms. Meadows re-hired.