Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr., known as T. D. Jakes, is an American bishop, author and filmmaker. He is the bishop of The Potter's House, a non-denominational American megachurch. Jakes's church services and evangelistic sermons are broadcast on The Potter's Touch.
|Born||Thomas Dexter Jakes, June 9, 1957, South Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.|
|Occupation||Bishop, author, filmmaker|
Pastor of The Potter House, a megachurch with 30,000 members, whose sermons are broadcast all over the world on numerous stations, including Trinity Broadcasting Network and Black Entertainment Television.
African American Lives, a PBS program, highlighted him.
In 2009, he delivered President Barack Obama's morning sermon at St. John's Church in Washington, D.C.
He starred alongside Jordin Sparks in the film "Sparkle.".
Protestant bishops. Pentecostal writers. 21st-century Protestants. 20th-century Protestants. American Charismatics. Writers from Dallas. American Pentecostal pastors. American bishops. African-American Christian clergy. American television evangelists. American Christian clergy