Dallas is the place to be this weekend if you’re a person of faith. Bishop T.D. Jakes’s MegaFest is going on. It’s estimated that more than 50,000 people from 40 countries will attend the annual three-day festival.
Special guests include Oprah Winfrey, who will tape two “Oprah’s Lifeclass” episodes with Jakes during the Festival, Jennifer Hudson, who will perform at the “Women Of Purpose” concert and take questions from fans, Cedric the Entertainer, Pastor Joel Osteen, Mary Mary and Babyface. This is the first time ever that MegaFest will be held in Dallas, home to Jakes’ mega-church, The Potter’s House.
“We’re taking all the buildings that we can get in Dallas,” Jakes told the Tom Joyner Morning Show. “We’re expecting 50,000, but we’re prepared for more if we get it, we’ve got overflow and we’re braced for it. We just don’t know which way we’re going to go.
The traffic, the phone calls, the Twitter, the Facebook, the Instagram have all indicated that people are really excited about this event. It’s good for us to be able to manage if from our own city and our own members have access to it. The City of Dallas has been so amenable to us and we’re excited to have it here.”
Mega Fest includes a wealth of conferences and seminars that Jakes is known for, including an International Faith and Family Festival, concerts with LaCrae and the “Women Of Purpose” concert, along with ManPower, MegaKids, Woman, Thou Art Loosed and other events.
MegaFest will also include the Faith and Film Festival as part of its lineup, showcasing faith-based films like the upcoming “Heaven Is Real” and “Black Nativity” which Jakes produced through his film production company. Jakes’ media onslaught continues with “T. D. Jakes Presents Mind, Body and Soul” his debut weekly talk show on BET.
“I’m excited about that,” Jakes said. “It’s starting on October 6. It’s going to be fun and [provide] opportunities to talk about things that go beyond the pulpit just to life itself in general. I think it’s going to be entertaining and informative.”
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This Week’s Celebrity Instagrams (11/26-12/2)
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1. Little Legend and Puddy 😍😍😍😍
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2. "You on point Phife?" "all the time,Tip". 💥 #bannedfromnormal
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3. Vegan! The Impossible burger at Crossroads
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4. Lawrence #BeforeandAfterEpisodes 1-4: 184lbs 13% body fatEpisode 8: 196lbs 8% body fat S/O @coachdaveboxing with the works outs and @kildareriordan with the nutrition
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5. Jus haaaanngin out
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6. Meanwhile back at home in Atlanta GA someone mad they not on the 🛳. 😳
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7. No limits... Photo cred: Chris Bridges @ludacris
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8. new new
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9. Apparently my 260lbs is too much for the actual vines in the Hawaiian jungles to hold me without breaking and me falling hundreds of feet. So for safety purposes, I'm forced to swing thru #Jumanjj on wires strong enough to hold 12 adult buffaloes and 1 adult Rock. #OnSet #Jumanji #IronicallyIEatBuffaloDailyForLunch #MoreManThanNatureKnowsWhatToDoWith
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10. hey ma! 🎎#wcw 💙
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11. Surprise visit to our factories!!! #GoodAmerican #USA
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13. Peachy Keen 🔥✨⚡️
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14. If this don't look thankful I don't know what does. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. #UltraBlessed #24kMagic #SweetPotatoFly
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15. Late nights @nbcmarlon with the writers... we in here!!!
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16. There goes my baaaaaaaaabbbbyyyyy #QueenKingMagic!!! We're up to something! Ira BIG!!! Stay out our buisness -
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17. You want to win every game you play but when you come home to these faces... who cares. #ILoveYouGirls best part of my day, everyday!
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18. Steady,steady..... full size jenga.. "I got this one "???? Or do I ?
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19. Cornrows kind of day 😉@dontaysavoy2 you convinced me and I love. ❤️️
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20. #BrotherlyLove #tbt
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22. #basel #TeamLOVE @kingcombs
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23. Just introduced a special screening of @directher 's groundbreaking (must see) documentary @13thfilm with my brother @themichaelealy | @unitedblackout #blackoutblackfriday
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24. Me & Vanessa Williams giving #DuckLips #Pose on the set of #DaytimeDivas @vh1 - Coming Soon to a tv near you. Lol. - My make up done by @makeupsurgeon
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25. This picture just makes me wanna praise the Lord, you hear me!!!!!! Yes Lord brotha #TEDDYCAMPBELL What a #man !!! You are everything right on this picture husband ......... #gorgeous #stylish #classy #strong #masculine #king #sexy #debonair #gentlemenstyle And that #bible in your hand just seals the deal for me (probably cause i know that, that is what helped you become just as amazing as you look😘). While my heart and mind experiences the goodness of God at #church on Sundays, my eyes experiences the goodness of Teddy😍. Amen somebody🙌🏽. "Bless the Lord oh my soul and all that is within me bless his holy name" #myman #myhusband #goodman #blackman #dapperman #godlyman #goodfather #mybestfriend
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26. Yesterday was my mama's 53rd birthday!!!!! Got to celebrate with her all day. If this is what I have to look forward to I can't wait. Looking like a soft bucket a cocoa butter. Yaaaaaaaaaas! 😍😍😍 love you mommy!
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27. "Shout out to @PureAtlanta for getting the family right"....I'm loving this jogger. 😍😍
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28. This pic warms my heart ❤️ #myLogiebeans and aunt aunt umba @itowandabraxton 😘
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29. You will always be my baby😜. #HappyBirthdayReginae #mybaby18
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