The Friends of Zion Museum celebrated the visit on Tuesday of Pastor John Hagee, the founder and national chairman of the Christian pro-Israel organization Christians United for Israel (CUFI) and the founder and senior pastor at Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas.
Hagee arrived in Israel with a group of over one a hundred Christian Zionists and was honored after he and his group toured the Friends of Zion Museum. Founder of the Friends of Zion Museum Dr. Mike Evans presented Hagee with an award for his steadfast support of Israel and the Jewish people.
CUFI has not been silent on the subject of Christian support for Israel, their millions of members across the United States have been critical to keeping American support for Israel strong, as well as the recent strengthening of US-Israel relations in President Donald Trump’s presidency.Hagee founded Christians United for Israel in 2006 and is on more than 75 college campuses around the US.
Hagee is also the founder and senior pastor of Cornerstone Church, which is a congregation of more than 17,000 members. Hagee is also the president and CEO of John Hagee Ministries and CEO of Global Evangelicalism Television (GETV). He has a national radio and television ministry and commonly appears on Christian television networks all around the world, including Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN).
Since 2015, the Friends of Zion Museum opened in Jerusalem, it is a $100 million-dollar project which reveals the heroic stories of the courageous Christians and non-Jews whom have assisted the Jewish people throughout the Zionist movement, as well as in critical times like the Holocaust.
The Friends of Zion Museum recently surpassed 51 million members, making it one of the largest pro-Israel sites in the world. FOZ is currently building a think tank, research center, Ambassador Institute and an online university, all of which is being utilized to help educate pro-Israel supporters around the globe about Israel’s history, challenges and achievements.