28 Dec Episode 52 | The Good News of Christmas
The Christmas season is full of joy, love, peace and generosity. However, Christmas can be far from what we see on the Hallmark Channel. There are different personal and family dynamics that come into play that can make the holidays a little hard to navigate that’s ok! It’s normal!
On this episode of Good News for the City, Pastor Bill Kynes helped us navigate through the different dynamics of the holidays and kept us focused on the real reason for the season.
Bill Kynes is the senior pastor of Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church in Annandale, VA, where he has served since 1986. He and his wife Susan have four sons—Will, Matthew, Cameron, and Cason, and eight grandchildren.
Bill grew up in Tampa, FL, and graduated from H.B. Plant High School. He received the Thom McAn Trophy as the nation’s top high school scholar-athlete. He was an undergraduate at the University of Florida with a major in philosophy. There he also played quarterback on the football team and was later inducted into the university’s Athletic Hall of Fame. He attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, receiving an M.A. in theology. He received an M.Div. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, in Deerfield, IL, before returning to England for a Ph.D. in New Testament from Cambridge University.
Bill enjoys rowing, coaching various youth sports, including serving as the quarterback coach at Annandale High School, and doing home projects (under his wife’s direction!).