Rev. John Steve Hancock
1941 ~ 2010
Rev. Steve Hancock was born on February 2, 1941 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He worked as a garage handyman before his conversion. On March 11, 1959, he was baptized in Jesus' Name, and on May 17, 1959, he received the Holy Ghost. His home church was the Gospel Lighthouse in Vista, California. Today, Brother Hancock credits the late Elder Carl Ballestero as his pastor. On October 22, 1960, Steve and Jeannie Marshall were united in holy matrimony. Together they have three children. In 2007, after suffering from a short illness, Sister Hancock went home to be with the Lord.
Brother Hancock began preaching in 1960, and evangelized for nine years. His first pastorate was the New Bethel Church in Jayess, Mississippi, which lasted from January, 1972, until October, 1994. His second pastorate was in Pineburr, Mississippi, at The church of the Lord Jesus Christ. He served there from July, 1995 until June, 1996. His third pastorate began in October of 1997 in McComb, Mississippi, at Calvary Apostolic Church. Rev. Steve Hancock entered into his eternal rest in 2010. Audio and Video Recordings of Steve Hancock are available in the audio library of the Apostolic Archives International.