Name: Bishop T.D. Jakes
Title/Occupation: Chief Pastor
Organization: The Potter’s House
What Makes The Person A Game Changer: Bishop Thomas Dexter (T. D.) Jakes, Sr. is the chief pastor of The Potter’s House, a non-denominational American mega church, with 30,000 members, located in Dallas, Texas. Bishop T. D. Jakes’ church services and evangelistic sermons are broadcast on The Potter’s Touch, which airs on several networks. In 2005, Jakes accompanied President George W. Bush on his visit to the areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina, and on Jan. 20, 2009, Jakes led the early morning prayer service for President Barack Obama at St. John’s Church in Washington, D.C., according to NBC News. Over the years, Jakes has also written numerous books and produced movies such as the Women Thou Art Loose Series, Sparkle (2012), Jumping the Broom (2011), and Not Easily Broken (2009).
To learn more about Bishop T.D. Jakes, visit http://www.tdjakes.org/.