Pastor John Hagee is the founder and National Chairman of Christians United For Israel (CUFI), a grassroots organization that has grown to become the largest Christian pro-Israel group in the United States, with over 7 million members. He is the founder of Hagee Ministries which telecasts his teachings internationally. Over the years, Hagee Ministries has given more than $100 million toward humanitarian causes in Israel. Pastor 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. He 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.