T. D. Jakes

Thomas Dexter "T. D." Jakes, Sr. (born June 9, 1957) is an American pastor, author and filmmaker. He is the bishop of The Potter's House, a non-denominational American megachurch, with 30,000 members. T. D. Jakes' church services and evangelistic sermons are broadcast on The Potter's Touch, which airs on Lightsource.com, the Trinity Broadcasting Network, Black Entertainment Television, the Daystar Television Network, The Word Network and The Miracle Channel in Canada. Other aspects of Jakes' ministry include an annual revival called "MegaFest" that draws more than 100,000 people, an annual women's conference called "Woman Thou Art Loosed", and gospel music recordings.

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T. D. Jakes #Experience #Learning #Success

I raised five children. They all have different personalities. All of them have different issues, different levels of success. That was a learning experience for me.
T. D. Jakes #Faith #Fear #Positive

Resist your fear fear will never lead to you a positive end. Go for your faith and what you believe.
T. D. Jakes #Forgiveness

Forgiveness is about empowering yourself, rather than empowering your past.
T. D. Jakes #Forgiveness

We think that forgiveness is weakness, but it's absolutely not it takes a very strong person to forgive.
T. D. Jakes #Forgiveness

We cannot embrace God's forgiveness if we are so busy clinging to past wounds and nursing old grudges.
T. D. Jakes #Forgiveness

I think it is important that we rebuild an atmosphere of forgiveness and civility in every aspect of our lives.
T. D. Jakes #Forgiveness

I think the first step is to understand that forgiveness does not exonerate the perpetrator. Forgiveness liberates the victim. It's a gift you give yourself.
T. D. Jakes #Amazing #Death

I think the amazing thing about gospel music is that not only does it lift up the death and resurrection of our Lord, which is consistent with the Gospel, but it is uniquely communicated depending upon the generation.
T. D. Jakes #Faith

I think that my preaching style and many of my ideas and ideals about faith are based in both Pentecostal and Baptist background.
T. D. Jakes #Politics

I like to see myself as a bridge builder, that is me building bridges between people, between races, between cultures, between politics, trying to find common ground.
T. D. Jakes #Amazing #Forgiveness #Easter

Here is the amazing thing about Easter the Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this, that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible.
T. D. Jakes #Age #Home

There are no college courses to build up self-esteem or high school or elementary school. If you don't get those values at a early age, nurtured in your home, you don't get them.