Pastor John Hannah realizes his vision with the opening of New Temple Church

Pastor John Hannah, founder and lead pastor of New Life Covenant Church Southeast, celebrated the opening of his newest facility — The New Temple Church on the South-Side of Chicago — on Sept. 30, 2021. Special guest, Pastor TD Jakes, was on hand for the ribbon-cutting and offered a word of prayer and sermon at […]

Sarah Jakes Roberts challenges women to stop doubting themselves in new book

Sarah Jakes Roberts knows what it means to be your own worst critic. Being the daughter of one of the worlds’ most prolific Christian voices didn’t allow much room for error, and as a teen mother and divorcee, Roberts found herself struggling with self-condemnation. Roberts‘ new book, Woman Evolve: Break Up with Your Fears and […]

Antar Muhammad discusses servant leadership essentials

“Don’t allow your head to take you, where your heart should be leading you.” –Antar Muhammad, author of HeartCore From the genesis of time, leadership has been defined, interpreted, modeled and executed in great multiplicity and by varying methods. Many have associated leadership with a key person who’s in charge, making decisions, giving orders, setting […]

Is Bishop T.D. Jakes leaving his Dallas church for Hollywood?


The “T.D. Jakes Show” made its return to network television this week. Best-selling author, film and music producer and entrepreneur Bishop T.D. Jakes tells rolling out, “I am very pleased that we were able to go into syndication. We did the test tour very well. The numbers escalated every week and we were able to […]

5 of the richest pastors in the world

Running a church can be a lucrative business these days. While a church leader’s preaching salary may not be in the millions, many Christian pastors sell DVDs, books, and find other ways of build a major fortune. The fact that many of the richest pastors head megachurches and therefore have large followings ensures that their […]

‘Miracles from Heaven’ is shining example of Hollywood diversity

Following a controversial awards season fueled by lack of diversity in Hollywood, comes a beautiful, miraculous story about a young girl and her family. It’s a film about accessing faith and the strength of family but it also does one other thing, it fosters diversity. And it isn’t even the intent of filmmakers — DeVon Franklin, TD Jakes, and Joe […]

Apostle Richard D. Henton, famed Chicago religious leader, dies

The city of Chicago has lost a true religious leader with the death of Apostle Richard D. Henton last week. Henton died at home surrounded by family and leaving a lasting legacy for the city of Chicago and his church, The Monument of Faith Church. Henton died on Oct. 22, 2015, at the age of […]

Bishop T.D. Jakes to host 2014 International Pastors and Leadership Conference

Theme “Branching Out” Promises to Expand Ministry Impact Beyond Church Walls Bishop T.D. Jakes, senior pastor of The Potter’s House and global influencer, is hosting his 2014 International Pastors & Leadership Conference, March 6 – 8, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The conference aims to help church leaders transform their ministries […]

‘Preachers of L.A.’ cast dismiss their critics: ‘Even Jesus had haters’

The “Preachers of L.A.” cast continue to floss their lavish lifestyles in front of a national audience with unabashed aplomb, unfazed by the legion of critics — both anonymous and famous — who have called them out for their ratchet pulpit behavior. Even the likes of Bishop T.D. Jakes felt compelled to light up the cast […]

‘Ebony’s’ hottest couples in Hollywood

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Ebony just unveiled their hottest couples for their February 2013 issue. Rapper T.I. and Tiny; and Meagan Good and her husband, Devon Franklin and pastor TD and wife Serita Jakes grace the cover. Last year they featured Jay Z and Beyonce. Others feaatured in this issue are Denzel and Pauletta Washington, […]