When John Swift moves his family to Centerville, South Carolina to begin his ministery at the church there, the action, mystery, and intrigue begins. Smith had been an outstanding baseball player in his younger days, but when injured by an unscrupulous player his hopes for a professional career were ended with a serious knee injury. After undergoing several surguries, he was able to attend college, married, and coached high school baseball for several years before deciding to enter the ministry full time. Soon after his move to Centerville Smith learns that the very person that had inflicted the knee injury and ended his professional baseball hopes, is now the baseball coach at the local high school. When his son Billy, who has become an outstanding baseball player, is told by Chip Kincade that he isn't welcome to play in the Centerville summer baseball program because of who his dad is, the action begins. If you like baseball, romance, and mystery in a church and faith changing setting, you will love, "A Bridge To Cross."