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 20,000 active members. Pastor Hagee is founder and President of John Hagee Ministries, which telecasts his national radio and television teachings throughout America and in 249 nations worldwide.
Pastor John Hagee received his theological training from Southwestern Assemblies of God University, his Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and earned his Masters Degree from North Texas University.
Pastor Hagee has received Honorary Doctorates from Oral Roberts University, Canada Christian College, and Netanya Academic College in Israel. He is the author of 33 major books including four on the New York Times Best Seller’s List. Among his works are commentary study Bibles, novels and numerous devotionals. Pastor Hagee’s latest book entitled “The Power of the Prophetic Blessing” is scheduled for release by Worthy Publishing in late August of 2012.
Over the years, John Hagee Ministries has given more than $69 million toward humanitarian causes in Israel. In 2006, Dr. Hagee founded, and is the National Chairman of Christians United For Israel, a grass roots national association through which every pro—Israel Christian ministry, para-church organization, or individual in America can speak and act with one voice in support of Israel in matters related to biblical issues. Dr. Hagee gains support for this worthy cause by conducting A Night to Honor Israel in every major city in America and by organizing an annual Washington D.C.-Israel Summit where CUFI delegates have the opportunity to meet the members of congress face to face on behalf of Israel. Christians United for Israel has grown to become the largest pro-Israel organization in the United States – with over one million members-- and one of the leading Christian grassroots movements in the world.
Pastor Hagee and his lovely wife Diana are blessed with five children and 12 grandchildren.
Pastor Walter Hallam has been actively serving the Lord since his youth. He knew at an early age that God had called him to preach. Still, he ministered as layman in his local church until 1985. God then placed in his hear to move with his wife, Cindy and children to Texas City, Texas and begin a church.
Pastor Hallam, a powerful and dynamic speaker, ministers the good news of the Gospel with authority. He operates effectively in the gifts of the Spirit through the gifts of healing, faith, miracles, word of knowledge, word of wisdom, and prophecy. Having a strong apostolic anointing, Pastor Hallam is often referred to as a pastor to pastors.
Abundant Life has become one of the fastest growing churches on the Texas Gulf Coast with over 3,000 members. The ministries of Abundant Life Christian Center include:
Master's Life – 2-year Bible Training Program
Abundant Life Evangelistic Media Ministry (ALEMM) – Using 21st century technology to reach our neighbors and the globe Abundant Life Ministries of National Destiny (ALMOND) – Ministerial Fellowship Organization & Missions Department of Abundant Life Christian Center.
The Spirit of a builder (Ezra 1:5) rests upon Pastor Walter Hallam. From the church’s very inception, Abundant Life Christian.
Abundant Life Christian Center is known around the world for its hospitality, ministry of helps, and its spirit of excellence.
The House of God
Abundant Life Christian Center has been in a perpetual state of building and remodeling to accommodate a continually growing congregation. The powerful anointing present at Abundant Life Christian Center has drawn men and women from all across Galveston County, Houston, and the Texas upper Gulf Coast, creating a large and dynamic body of believers. Never before has Galveston County seen such a revival and growth in a single New Testament church. The move of God at Abundant Life Christian Center is in part due to the pastor’s desire to minister to the entire region, crossing all social and economic barriers in order to proclaim the gospel.
Pastors Walter and Cindy Hallam and he Abundant Life family’s love for all people, regardless of ethnic background, is evidenced by the fact that the congregation is made up of a greatly diverse group of people representing every part of society. In addition to the warm welcome offered to all new-comers, the tangible presence of the Holy Spirit draws many from afar. Hundreds of healing miracles have been experienced as a result of men, women and children being touched by God while in services at Abundant Life. Over the years thousands of souls have been saved during the services at Abundant Life Christian Center. For example, in December of 1994 more than 3,000 people gave their lives to Jesus during a five-day crusade, and over 1,000 people gave their lives to Jesus during October of 2006.
Equally powerful is the evidence of God’s provision for financial increase. The families of Abundant Life Christian Center have experienced phenomenal growth of personal and business income as they have given to build the house of God Abundant Life Christian Center has become synonymous with the place where “Miracles Happen"