On God Friended Me Season 2 Episode 5, was tasked with a decision that would alter the course of his future.
After Bishop Thompson resigned from the church leaving the position of Bishop of New York, the opportunity fell into the retired reverend's lap.
Thompson suggested that Arthur was the only qualified person to fill the role.
The offer would have been a dream come true for Arthur just a few months ago when he and Thompson ran against each other. Obviously, Thompson one.
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But since then, Arthur has taken a break from the church; he's in a new phase in his life.
Being retired allows him time to play tennis and hang out with his soon-to-be-wife, Trish, who isn't exactly thrilled to see him recommit to the church.