WATCH: T.D. Jakes Gave Great Answers to Oprah’s Tough Questions; Oprah Attends Jakes’ Church

Oprah travels to Dallas to meet one of the nation’s most influential spiritual leaders, Bishop T.D. Jakes. This charismatic leader is the senior pastor of the Potter’s House, a global humanitarian organization and 30,000-member church. Oprah’s friends Gayle King and Tyler Perry come along for the experience.

Then, Oprah and Bishop Jakes sit down for a provocative conversation about faith, race, ego and love. In this revealing interview, Bishop Jakes opens up about the death of his parents and explains how he became a preacher in his teens. Bishop Jakes’ wife, Serita, also talks frankly about the challenges of being married to one of America’s most famous preachers. Plus, get a behind-the-scenes look at the 9,000-seat Potter’s House and find out how Bishop Jakes’ weekly Sunday service comes together.
Why Bishop Jakes takes his responsibility seriously

Why Bishop T.D. Jakes Takes His Responsibility Seriously

Oprah shares her thoughts on Bishop T.D. Jakes’ moving Sunday sermon. Then, Bishop Jakes reveals why his job is the same, whether he’s preaching to seven people or 7,000 people.

Watch as Bishop Jakes responds to those who criticize his wealth

Bishop T.D. Jakes Responds to His Critics

In his sermon, Bishop T.D. Jakes says God doesn’t bless a person and say enough. He allows your cup to runneth over. Watch as Bishop Jakes reveals how he earned his fortune and what financial success means to him. Plus, what does Bishop Jakes think his father would say if he were alive today? Find out.

Why Bishop Jakes never imagined he’d see a black president in his lifetime

Bishop T.D. Jakes on the Importance of a Black President

Bishop T.D. Jakes reflects on the importance of having a black president of the United States, which he says he never thought he’d see in his lifetime.

How would Bishop Jakes describe God? Find out now

How Bishop T.D. Jakes Describes God

He may be one of the nation’s most influential spiritual leaders, but Bishop T.D. Jakes says he isn’t perfect. Find out why he has to apologize every day. Plus, Bishop Jakes discusses religious freedom and his description of God, the “CEO of creation.”

What Bishop Jakes says three U.S. presidents have in common

Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Presidential Counseling

Over the years, Bishop T.D. Jakes has counseled three U.S. presidents, including President Barack Obama and former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. What commonalities does he see in all three men? Find out now.

Bishop Jakes and his wife, Serita, share their secret to a successful marriage

The Secret to Bishop T.D. Jakes’ 30-Year Marriage

At age 23, Bishop T.D. Jakes met his future wife, Serita. Thirty years and five children later, the bishop and his wife, the “first lady” of the Potter’s House, say they continue to evolve and work to keep their marriage strong. Plus, Serita opens up about the people–mostly ex-girlfriends, she says–who didn’t think they should get married.