Pastor John C. Hagee is the founder and Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, a non-denominational evangelical church with more than 22,000 active members. Pastor Hagee has served the Lord in the gospel ministry for over 60 years.
Pastor Hagee received a Bachelor of Science degree from Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Texas and a second Bachelor of Science degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He earned his Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.
He has received Honorary Doctorates from Oral Roberts University, Canada Christian College, and Netanya Academic College of Israel.
Pastor Hagee is the author of 40 major books, seven of which were on the New York Times Best Seller’s List.
He is the founder of Hagee Ministries, which telecasts his teachings throughout America and the nations of the world. Over the years, Hagee Ministries has given more than $100 million toward humanitarian causes in Israel.
Pastor Hagee is the founder of Cornerstone Christian Schools that just completed a $100 million dollar campus which holds 2,400 students and is committed to the Bible-based education of the future generation.
He is the founder of the Sanctuary of Hope, a multi-million dollar facility that gives young, pregnant mothers a home to live in and raise their children rather than aborting them. This home gives the opportunity of life to children that would have otherwise been killed in abortion clinics.
Pastor Hagee is the founder and National Chairman of Christians United For Israel (CUFI), a grass-roots organization which has grown to become the largest Christian pro-Israel group in the United States with over 7 million members that speak as one voice on behalf of Israel.
John Hagee was recognized by the state of Israel on its 70th Anniversary as one of the 70 greatest contributors to Israel since statehood. He was also invited by U.S. Ambassador David Friedman to give the benediction at the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
Pastor Hagee and his wife Diana are blessed with five children and thirteen grandchildren.