Bill Kynes is the senior pastor of Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church in Annandale, VA. In high school Kynes received the Thom McAn Trophy as the nation's top high school scholar-athlete. He majored in philosophy and played quarterback on the football team at the University of Florida. Later, he was inducted into the university's Athletic Hall of Fame. He attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, receiving an M.A. in Theology. He also 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.

He has taught as an adjunct professor in New Testament at the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Washington, D.C., Extension Program. He is the author of A Christology of Solidarity: Jesus as the Representative of His People in Matthew and several articles and reviews in the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, Journal of Theological Studies, Trinity Journal, and The Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. Bill enjoys coaching various sports, and is currently the quarterback coach at Annandale High School. He and his wife Susan have four boys: Will, Matthew, Cameron, and Cason.