Our event was a hit. The Governor was amazing.
Mike Huckabee is the host of the TV show "Huckabee" on TBN each weekend and appears frequently on Fox News and Newsmax, is NY Times best-selling author of 14 books, and a frequent speaker for corporate, civic, and non-profit groups all over the world. He was the 44th Governor of Arkansas from 1996 until 2007, becoming one of the longest serving Governors in his state's history. He left a legacy of tax cuts, job creation, the reconstruction of his state's road system, K-16 education reform, and a nationally heralded and duplicated health initiative that focused on prevention. His administration fought long-standing corruption in the state's political machine, resulting in numerous indictments and convictions of powerful legislators and other elected officials. He ran in 2008 and 2016 for President, finishing 2nd in the Republican primary in 2008.
He is also the father of the current Governor of Arkansas, Sarah Huckabee Sanders. It’s the first time is American history that a father and daughter have both served the same state as Governor.
He is a frequent visitor to Israel since 1973 and since 1981 has been taking groups to the Bible Lands through his travel company Blue Diamond Travel.
Governing Magazine named him as one of its "Public Officials of the Year" for 2005, and Time Magazine honored him as one of the five best governors in America. He served as the Chairman of the prestigious National Governors Association as well as the Education Commission of the States, the Southern Governors Association, and the Interstate Oil and Gas Commission. He has been nationally recognized for his advocacy of the arts in education and raises money to provide musical instruments for children.
Huckabee an avid musician since age 11, is a bass player and often joins guest artists on his weekly television show, having played with Willie Nelson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Toby Keith, the late George Jones, and many others. He owns radio stations in Arkansas and Missouri. He regularly plays in his rock band “Capitol Offense” as well as in his church praise band.
His hobbies include hunting, fishing, and music. He was named one of the "25 Most Influential People" for Conservation by Outdoor Life Magazine, and was named "Man of the Year" by the American Sportfishing Association in 1997. The former governor and his wife, Janet, live in Arkansas and have three grown children - John Mark Huckabee, David Huckabee and his wife, Lauren, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her husband, Bryan - and seven grandchildren.
Gov. Mike Huckabee makes the case for a Biblical-based Christian education and why it’s worth the sacrifice for parents and donors to save our civilization.
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Our event was a hit. The Governor was amazing.
It was truly an amazing event. Could not have gone better. Gov. Huckabee was spectacular. It was as if he had been at our school for twenty years. His comments were so perfect for our school, situation, and goals. I would recommend him to speak at any event. He is so laid back and available, and engaging. Thanks for all of your work in putting us together and for making our first ever Legacy Banquet such a success.
Gov. Huckabee exceeded our expectations. He was extremely easy to work with, arrived on time, made himself accessible to guests, and delivered an inspiring speech that dovetailed perfectly with our organization's mission. Highest recommendation.
Gov. Huckabee was a dream keynote speaker - affable, approachable, flexible, totally likeable and, best of all, his message reflected beautifully on our organization and resonated deeply with our guests. We couldn't have made a better choice.
The Governor is an amazing man of God - full of His love, compassion, wisdom and discernment! He inspired all to be better in every way. He had us laughing until it hurt with thanks to limitless wit, charm and those dimples. He warmed our hearts and emboldened us with courage when he spoke of the unborn
I'm pleased to tell you that everything went extremely well. Gov. Huckabee was the perfect guest, and delivered a speech that could not have been better. His message was very well received, and I'm still reading e-mails from people who were present at the conference or saw it on TV, that are excited. He also did a great job with the media, and really helped generate attention to our conference.
Governor Huckabee could not have been more on target with his speech and he could not have done a better job in making people feel good about his visit. He was down to earth, very accommodating to every request, and totally low maintenance. He was a gentleman and a wonderful addition to our event. We took in a record amount of donations and there was much to owe that to, but Governor Huckabee was certainly a part of that and we are very, very grateful
We could not have been more impressed with Gov. Huckabee. He was incredibly kind and gave the best banquet speech I've ever heard in a Pregnancy Center context. He offered strong support and affirmation of our organization on the platform.
The governor's speech was perfect. I do believe our audience would have listened to the governor well into the night. The Lord used him to challenge our minds and our hearts Thursday night and to beautifully showcase Christian education.
Mike Huckabee was just wonderful! We've had an amazing number of phone calls and notes about the dinner, his speech and about his knowledge of The Salvation Army's ministry. We appreciated his candor and his willingness to share his faith.