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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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of John Hagee.


1940 Birth Born on April 12, 1940.


1960 20 Years Old In 1960, he married Martha Downing, they had two children Christopher and Tish.
1964 24 Years Old Hagee was born in Goose Creek, Texas, now part of Baytown, to the Reverend William Bythel Hagee and Vada Mildred Swick Magee. He graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio with a Bachelor of Science in History and Education in 1964. … Read More
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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 in Waxahachie. … Read More


Hagee resigned as senior pastor of Trinity Church in May 1975.
1976 36 Years Old In 1976 Hagee married Diana Castro, they have three children Cristina, Matthew and Sandy.


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 Obama.


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 some 400 leaders from across 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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