Gold Star and Wounded Warrior Families Honored at American Gospel Celebration

Pastor John Hagee, Founder and National Chairman of Christians United For Israel (CUFI), joined Glenn on radio Friday to talk about his upcoming project with the Military Warrior Support Foundation.

"This is the most maligned guy I think I've ever met. He is nothing like the press presents him as. Nothing like you read about online. He is kind, funny, considerate, brave and that's not his image," Glenn said, introducing Pastor Hagee.

This September, Pastor Hagee will be giving away homes to Gold Star Families and wounded warrior families at the American Gospel Celebration in Kentucky.

"We started this program years ago with Lieutenant General Leroy Sisco," Pastor Hagee said. "It's a celebration of faith and freedom, but we're honoring military veterans each night of this event by presenting them a brand-new home to a special military family that has served the United States of America."

Glenn also took the opportunity to ask Pastor Hagee about the moral fiber of America and whether the truth matters anymore.

"I think the people are just in a state of shock and disgust with all the continual scandals. I think we have an exhaustion with scandals that have come down the road --- so many, so much. They get away with it. They deny it. They only admit the truth when they're absolutely trapped," Pastor Hagee said.

Pastor Hagee also stressed the need to stay rooted in the Bible, our families and constitutional principles --- which will be on full display at the American Gospel Celebration.

"This is going to be an effort to bring healing. And the body, the soul and the spirit of America could use some healing right now. We can't agree on everything, but we can come together as God's people and renew our faith and refuse in God himself, and have a unified prayer for this nation to survive," Pastor Hagee said.

The American Gospel Celebration takes place September 1-3 at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky.

"I'm trying to find a way to get there, but I'm a kind of divisive figure right now. I don't mean to be, but I always am. I'm kind of a divisive figure right now. I know you're trying to bring people together. Would it be a bad thing if I came?" Glenn asked.

"Absolutely not. We've got to get away from this division concept that you can't bring him because he's controversial. You know, I lived under that banner for a long time. When I started doing events for the nation of Israel, I got blasted from both sides for a while because the Jewish people didn't trust me and the Christians said you betrayed us," Pastor Hagee said. "So I'm just saying that, absolutely, Glenn, we'd be glad to have you. We welcome every American that's for America. We welcome everyone that's looking for an opportunity to bring our nation closer to the Lord."

Tickets are available at AmericanGospelCelebration.com.

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Featured Image: The American Gospel Celebration takes place September 1-3 at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky.

Acclaimed environmentalist and author of "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to warn us about the true goals and effects of climate alarmism: It's become a "secular religion" that lowers standards of living in developed countries, holds developing countries back, and has environmental progress "exactly wrong."

Michael is a Time "Hero of the Environment," Green Book Award winner, and the founder and president of Environmental Progress. He has been called a "environmental guru," "climate guru," "North America's leading public intellectual on clean energy," and "high priest" of the environmental humanist movement for his writings and TED talks, which have been viewed more than 5 million times. But when Michael penned a stunning article in Forbes saying, "On Behalf of Environmentalists, I Apologize for the Climate Scare", the article was pulled just a few hours later. (Read more here.)

On the show, Micheal talked about how environmental alarmism has overtaken scientific fact, leading to a number of unfortunate consequences. He said one of the problems is that rich nations are blocking poor nations from being able to industrialize. Instead, they are seeking to make poverty sustainable, rather than to make poverty history.

"As a cultural anthropologist, I've been traveling to poorer countries and interviewing small farmers for over 30 years. And, obviously there are a lot of causes why countries are poor, but there's no reason we should be helping them to stay poor," Michael said. "A few years ago, there was a movement to make poverty history ... [but] it got taken over by the climate alarmist movement, which has been focused on depriving poor countries, not just of fossil fuels they need to develop, but also the large hydroelectric dams."

He offered the example of the Congo, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Congo has been denied the resources needed to build large hydroelectric dams, which are absolutely essential to pull people out of poverty. And one of the main groups preventing poor countries from the gaining financing they need to to build dams is based in Berkeley, California — a city that gets its electricity from hydroelectric dams.

"It's just unconscionable ... there are major groups, including the Sierra Club, that support efforts to deprive poor countries of energy. And, honestly, they've taken over the World Bank [which] used to fund the basics of development: roads, electricity, sewage systems, flood control, dams," Micheal said.

"Environmentalism, apocalyptic environmentalism in particular, has become the dominant religion of supposedly secular people in the West. So, you know, it's people at the United Nations. It's people that are in very powerful positions who are trying to impose 'nature's order' on societies," he continued. "And, of course, the problem is that nobody can figure out what nature is, and what it's not. That's not a particular good basis for organizing your economy."

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Dr. Voddie Baucham, Dean of Theology at African Christian University in Lusaka, Zambia, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to explain why he agrees with Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to say the phrase "Black Lives Matter."

Baucham, who recently drew national attention when his sermon titled "Ethnic Gnosticism" resurfaced online, said the phrase has been trademarked by a dangerous, violent, Marxist movement that doesn't care about black lives except to use them as political pawns.

"We have to separate this movement from the issues," Baucham warned. "I know that [Black Lives Matter] is a phrase that is part of an organization. It is a trademark phrase. And it's a phrase designed to use black people.

"That phrase dehumanizes black people, because it makes them pawns in a game that has nothing whatsoever to do with black people and their dignity. And has everything to do with a divisive agenda that is bigger than black people. That's why I'm not going to use that phrase, because I love black people. I love being black."

Baucham warned that Black Lives Matter -- a radical Marxist movement -- is using black people and communities to push a dangerous and divisive narrative. He encouraged Americans to educate themselves on the organization's agenda and belief statement.

"This movement is dangerous. This movement is vicious. And this movement uses black people," he emphasized. "And so if I'm really concerned about issues in the black community -- and I am -- then I have to refuse, and I have to repudiate that organization. Because they stand against that for which I am advocating."

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On last week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck revealed where the Black Lives Matter organization really gets its funding, and the dark money trail leading to a cast of familiar characters. Shortly after the program aired, one of BLM's fiscal sponsors, Thousand Currents, took down its board of directors page, which featured one of these shady characters:

Ex-Marxist professor and author of "Beyond Woke," Michael Rectenwald, joined Glenn Beck on the TV show to fill us in on the suspicious change he discovered on the Thousand Currents webpage and the Communist terrorists who is now helping run the organization. (Fortunately, the internet is forever, so it is still possible to view the board of directors page by looking at a web archive from the WayBack Machine.)

Rectenwald revealed the shocking life history of Thousand Currents' vice chair of the board, Susan Rosenberg, who spent 16 years in federal prison for her part in a series of increasingly violent acts of terrorism, including bombing the U.S. Capitol building, bombing an FBI building, and targeting police for assassination.

"Their whole campaign was one of unbelievably vicious, murderous cop killings, assassinations, and bombings," explained Rectenwald of Rosenberg's terror group known as the May 19th Communist Organization or M19.

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