Bishop Lawrence Hancock
Bishop Hancock is known for his no nonsense approach to leading God’s people yet maintains the heart of a shepherd as the Senior Pastor of the Final Harvest Church, Toledo, Ohio. As an upperclassman of the African-American Joint College of Pentecostal Bishops, Bishop Hancock is poised to continue to lead the church well into the 21st Century as he sits at the table with America’s Senior Episcopal Leaders!
Bishop Hancock has received awards including a full music proficiency scholarship in undergraduate school, and Songwriter/Director of the Year at the Thomas A. Dorsey Gospel Music Convention. Having completed Music Business credentials at Depaul University and the Berklee College of Music, Bishop Hancock continues to study to show himself approved as he is now approaching his final year of Law School at Concord Law School-Kaplan University. With a balanced learning schematic, Bishop Hancock is emerging as one of the premiere Christian Leaders in America that will continue to serve the Universal Church as a subject matter expert in Ministry Measurables, Policy Deployment, and Music Ministry.
The pride and joy of Bishop Hancock is his family in wife Kevina and children Lawrence, Jr. (LJ), Lauryn Richelle, and Isreal Williams! They are the motivation that thrusts him into deeper scholarship and a relentless quest in the Word of God to make disciples of people everywhere for harmonious living to the glory of God. Bishop Hancock distinctly embodies those characteristics of a servant of all…willing to advance the kingdom of God by any means necessary!
DIGITAL RADIO TRACKER GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN RADIO #1 HIT SINGER/SONGWRITER/PRODUCER
BISHOP LAWRENCE HANCOCK
4th STUDIO ALBUM
AVAILABLE MARCH 30, 2018
FOLLOWING UP ON A #21 PEAKING
BILLBOARD GOSPEL SALES CHART ALBUM, LIVE AGAIN
SINGLES: “I’M STILL HERE” & “I’M FREE” GAIN TRACTION AT RADIO
Toledo, OH – Lawrence Hancock, has emerged as one of the premiere artists/songwriter/producers in the U.S. notably on his Digital Radio Tracker Top 50 Gospel/Christian Chart #1 Song, “You Prosper Me, featured on the LP entitled, Live Again that debuted at No. 21 on the Billboard Gospel Album Sales Chart. The Album reentered at No. 21 on the Billboard Gospel Album Sales Chart two weeks later. Chasing the November 2016 Release, is Hancock’s latest project, I’m Free!
Lawrence has compiled a 10-track album that is loaded with variety utilizing Gospel, Retro-Soul, and Hip-Hop themes. His hit singles, “I’m Still Here” and “I’m Free,” are effectively impacting global radio. The Quartet feeling “Touch Me Again,” featuring Nikki D & Gloria Brown, is on deck as the next Single with early radio reviews generating enthusiasm. Teaming up with BET’s 106 & Park Freestyle Rap Champion B. Wills on “Incredible” and arguably the most effective Christian Hip-Hop Song to usher corporate worship “Perfect Timing, Hancock demonstrates his composition and producer skills that will impact Millennials. Bishop didn’t forget about Sunday Morning on the hand clapping/head bobbing “Can’t Live,” a Choir Director’s dream. Along the way, this Album gives listeners stops in several styles of Urban Christian Music making it truly a musical journey.
“When people put on this album, I want them to go from 1-10, and say I need to hear that again,” Hancock says. “I want them to hear the music and know it’s it about what sounds good or what you can hum to, but know the music came from my relationship with God and my experiences now that I’m Free.”
Bishop Lawrence Hancock, from the shadows of Detroit, MI is one who is a Servant-Leader in Toledo, Ohio who utilizes his gifts and talents refined at the DePaul University (Chicago, IL) and Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA) as the senior leader of the Final Harvest Church. God trusts Hancock to balance being a Pastor and an Artist…he knows which comes first…through life’s challenges…declaring to be free indeed!
I’m Free is available for Download on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play and other Digital Outlets on March 30, 2018! All Digital Download proceeds will be granted to the Final Harvest Church Building Fund! The project will also be available on Tidal, iHeart Radio, and Spotify.
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