Pastor John Masis was born in San Francisco and his family moved to Hayward during his teenage years. He graduated from Mount Eden High School where he met Cindy, his high school sweetheart and future wife. They have three children, John Jr who is currently serving on Active Duty in the Air Force, Daniel who is a college student at Cal State East Bay and Alyssa who is in Middle School and their little princess.
Pastor John retired from the Active Duty Air Force, where he served as a military policeman. He has a Master’s Degree in Leadership from Vanguard University and Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Studies. He also has two Associate’s of Arts Degrees. He has been in the pastoral ministry for over twenty-two years.
Pastor John became the Senior Pastor of the historic Templo De La Cruz church in 2006. His heart is to see the city of Hayward impacted by the gospel of Jesus Christ and for families to be healed and restored. His passion is to reach out to the hurting and forgotten of society and share the love of Jesus.