John Hagee

Non-denominational Christian Pastor and Author
Born Apr 12, 1940

John Charles Hagee is an American founder and senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, a non-denominational charismatic megachurch with more than 19,000 active members. Hagee is also the chief executive officer (CEO) of his non-profit corporation, Global Evangelism Television (GETV).… Read More

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1940 Birth Born on April 12, 1940.


1964 24 Years Old John Hagee was born in Goose Creek, Texas, now part of Baytown, to the former Vada Mildred Swick and the Reverend William Bythel Hagee. He graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, with a Bachelor of Science in History and Education in 1964. … Read More
1966 26 Years Old Hagee received a Master's degree in Educational Administration from the University of North Texas in Denton in 1966 and completed his theological training at Southwestern Assemblies of God University with a Diploma in Theology in Waxahachie, south of Dallas. … Read More


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In 1975, Hagee was involved in a personal scandal in which he admitted in a letter to his congregation that he had been guilty of "immorality."
1976 36 Years Old He subsequently divorced his wife of 15 years and, one year later on April 12, 1976, married 24-year old Diana Castro, his current wife. … Read More


1987 47 Years Old On October 4, 1987, Hagee dedicated a 5,000+-seat sanctuary and named it Cornerstone Church. … Read More


1996 56 Years Old In 1996, Hagee spoke on behalf of Republican presidential primary candidate Alan Keyes, who in 2004 lost the U.S. Senate election in Illinois to Barack H. Obama.
1998 58 Years Old Hagee's attack against Christian antisemitism in his book Jerusalem Countdown claimed that Adolf Hitler's antisemitism derived especially from his Catholic background, and that the Catholic Church under Pope Pius XII encouraged Nazism instead of denouncing it. (pp. 79–81) In his 1998 book he called Hitler "a spiritual leader in the Catholic Church", despite there being no evidence Hitler even attended Mass after 1918. … Read More


2005 65 Years Old In his 2005 book Jerusalem Countdown: A Warning to the World, Hagee interprets the Bible to predict that Russia and the Islamic states will invade Israel and will be destroyed by God. … Read More
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On February 7, 2006, Hagee and 400 leaders from the Christian and Jewish communities formed a new national organization called Christians United for Israel (CUFI). … Read More
After Hagee's 2008 endorsement of U.S. Presidential candidate John McCain, a furor arose over comments, broadcasts, and writings made by Hagee that were seen as anti-Catholic. … Read More
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