Lynn Hancock

What We Believe

Lead Pastor

Lynn Hancock has ministered for many years in many different capacities. He has ministered in music, as a singer, choir director, worship leader, and musician at churches and conferences across America. He has served as Minister of Music at large mega-churches such as Valley Cathedral in Phoenix, AZ and Calvary Temple in Irving, TX.


Pastor Hancock and his wife Janet were married in 1975. They have three children: Jamisen and his wife Brooke, Lynnsee and her husband Matt, and Jansen and his wife Abby. Lynn and Janet have seven grandchildren: Alexis, Judsen, Georgia, Haydyn, Alarie, Jackson, and Ellie. Lynn’s priority to family is second only to God.


Pastor Hancock grew up in a small town in South Carolina. The name of the town is Ninety Six. He went to Ninety Six High School and then to Lee University in Cleveland, TN. In November 1992, he became the pastor of Briarwood Church. Through his leadership, the church has experienced great success in all areas of ministry.