our Pastors

  • Mark Mincy, Pastor-Teacher, and his wife, Tricia, were married in 1994. God has blessed them with 5 children. Prior to coming to Cornerstone, Pastor Mark spent many years in the corporate world before entering vocational ministry by serving with New York Gospel Ministries in New York City and then as Pastor of Waterville Baptist Church in Waterville, NY.  He has a Bachelor's degree in Marketing Management from Bob Jones University, a Master's degree in Bible from Luther Rice University, and continues to pursue further theological training at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.  The Mincys came to Cornerstone in February of 2014, and Pastor Mark was ordained to the gospel ministry in May of 2015.
  • Steven Hauter, Pastor of Education , and his wife, Anne, were married in 1974. The Lord has blessed them with five children and eight grandchildren. Pastor Steve received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois in 1976, his Master's degree from Bob Jones University in 1980, and his Ed.D. degree from Bob Jones University in 1987. Dr. Hauter was ordained to the gospel ministry in June of 1984. He is the founding pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church and has been with the church since its inception in August of 1987. From 1977-1980, Pastor Steve was the principal of Lawrence County Christian School in Moulton, Alabama and also youth pastor at Community Bible Church in Moulton. From 1982-1985, he served at Faith Baptist Christian School in Morton, Illinois as principal and youth pastor. From 1985-1987, he served as Associate Pastor at Faith Baptist Church in Pekin, Illinois before coming to CBC.