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Bishop Jakes

How Trusting Her Instincts Changed Oprah's Life

OWN | Posted 05.15.2014 | OWN

In 1983, Oprah moved to Chicago -- a decision that led to extraordinary career opportunities. Later, when she started to feel "The Oprah Winfrey Show...

The Perfect Family? It Doesn't Exist

OWN | Posted 10.01.2013 | OWN

If you wish your family looked like the Huxtables, the Bradys, or any other "perfect" home on television, Bishop T.D. Jakes says you're missing the po...

What's At Stake For These Feuding Sisters

OWN | Posted 09.27.2013 | OWN

Carrie and Casey are sisters who haven't spoken in six years because Carrie feels her sister betrayed her by emailing with her ex-boyfriend. Though Ca...

WATCH: The Emotional Lesson Oprah Had To Learn About Her Mother

OWN | Posted 09.17.2013 | OWN

Have you ever felt that a friend or family member didn't give you enough love or support? In this clip from "Oprah's Lifeclass," Bishop T.D. Jakes exp...

WATCH: Bishop T.D. Jakes' Powerful Message On Letting Go

OWN | Posted 09.16.2013 | OWN

Because we often hurt the people we love the most, part two of "Oprah's Lifeclass" with Bishop T.D. Jakes in Dallas focuses entirely on family. By sha...

WATCH: What Every Absent Father Should Do To Reconnect With His Children

OWN | Posted 09.13.2013 | OWN

During a recent "Oprah's Lifeclass" taping in Dallas, Bishop T.D. Jakes and Oprah met a father and son in the audience who hadn't spoken in more than ...

WATCH: Heartwarming Update On Former NFL Star And His Son

OWN | Posted 09.11.2013 | OWN

Aveion Cason is a former NFL running back who spent nine seasons playing in the pros. He shared on a previous episode of "Oprah's Lifeclass" that he g...

WATCH: How NFL Star Emmitt Smith Fought For His Daughter

OWN | Posted 09.09.2013 | OWN

NFL legend Emmitt Smith was one of the many people to attend the recent "Oprah's Lifeclass" taping in Dallas. Bishop T.D. Jakes and Oprah spent the h...

WATCH: Bishop T.D. Jakes Explains What Every Fatherless Child Needs To Know

OWN | Posted 09.09.2013 | OWN

On an all-new episode of "Oprah's Lifeclass," Bishop T.D. Jakes and Oprah continue the conversation on fatherless children -- the sons and daughters w...

The Mega-Mind of Bishop T. D. Jakes

Patrick D. Shaffer | Posted 10.26.2013 | Religion
Patrick D. Shaffer

Some people seem amazed that Bishop Jakes is successful in film, but I never was. He has always been a master of the Old Testament narrative, commanding the descriptive, psycho-spiritual dynamics of the text which makes him a master story teller.

4 Mistakes That Keep You From Finding Your Purpose

OWN | Posted 11.16.2012 | OWN

As told to Leigh Newman Minister and spiritual advisor T.D. Jakes weighs in on how to find your passion -- and purpose. Living on purpose, as I ...