First-time foster parents Aaron and Stacy Border don't realize when they welcome 10-year-old Evans into their stable home that their lives will never be the same. Abandoned at birth and shuffled through foster homes, Evans presents a challenge for which the Christian couple and their daughter, Jennie, are not prepared. Faced with daily tantrums, food fights, mysterious disappearances, and impenetrable silence, the Borders are fraught with doubt about their decision. Shaken by their lack of control, crushed by Evans' rejection of their affections, and resentful of the chaos he has created, Aaron and Stacy begin to wonder if Evans' erratic behavior will send them over the edge.
When Aaron Border and his wife, Stacy, chose to become foster parents, they had no idea how that decision would completely change their lives. Evans, abandoned as an infant and rejected by so many, had lost hope of ever being wanted. The Border family is shocked to face Evans anger and fear of rejection. The upheaval of their once tranquil family cause them to wonder if they are up to the challenge. As each new obstacle confronts them, their future becomes fraught with questions. Are they cut out to be foster parents? Will Evans ever be able to trust? Is he really beyond acceptance?