Currently, Keith is in the process of painting 13 sets for a large church in Lakeland, which has 2,000 members, for their Bethlehem production. One scene depicts the “House of Bread.” It is 16 feet long and eight feet high, a sort of three-sided diorama, representing Christ as the Bread of Life.
Goodson’s wife, Jennifer, is a psychotherapist, and her gift is to help others by listening. Said Keith, “With that comes a lot of hope. Her clients realize that they have a spiritual gift within to get past their place of pain.” Interestingly, Jennifer studied to become a counselor initially to help Keith, who had struggled with depression. She received her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health, and it has helped in all areas of their marriage and family-life. Keith is very grateful for Jennifer’s support and for their kids, who he says are “great kids, super-good kids. I couldn’t ask for better kids. We are so blessed with Michael, Ashlynn and Alyssa.”
Keith added, “You truly do not know where you will have an impact, what reach you will have. One day, when I’m in Heaven, I’ll look around and see that, hopefully I have affected people. Right now, I’m where my calling is, and if I died today, I would be totally content with what I’ve done.”
Amen, Keith Goodson. Amen.