Bishop T. D. Jakes is a charismatic leader, visionary, provocative thinker, and entrepreneur who serves as Senior Pastor of The Potter’s House, a global humanitarian organization and 30,000-member church located in Dallas. Named “America’s Best Preacher” by Time Magazine and CNN, Jakes’ voice reverberates from the world’s most prominent stages.
Beyond the pulpit, Jakes is the recipient of numerous humanitarian awards, his worldwide impact is also felt through high profile conference series, such as MegaFest. He is also the founder the T.D. Jakes School of Leadership. T.D. Jakes’ reach and presence spans film, television, radio, best-selling books, including the box office hit Heaven is for Real and the # 1 New York Times bestsellers, Instinct and DESTINY. His forthcoming film, Miracles from Heaven, is due in theatres next spring. Married to Serita for more than three decades, he is the father of five and a proud grandfather.