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Thomas Dexter Jakes​

Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr. (born June 9, 1957) in South Charleston, West Virginia.  He is 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. He's a rock star among evangelicals, and some call him the most powerful black man in America. Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr., better known as Bishop T.D. Jakes, is the senior pastor of Potter's House in Dallas, Texas, which counts more than 30,000 members. May 2, 2006 Jakes' album A Wing and a Prayer won the "Best Gospel or Chorus Album" at the 46th Grammy Awards in 2003.[23] He has also received Grammy and Dove Award nominations for the gospel album "Live at The Potter's House." PBS Religion and Ethics Newsweekly named Jakes among America's "Top 10 Religious Leaders." Time magazine featured Jakes on the cover of its September 17, 2001, issue with the provocative question, "Is This Man the Next Billy Graham?