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Bishop TD Jakes

Stephanie Kuo

MegaFest, the four-day faith and family festival put on by Dallas Bishop T.D. Jakes, kicked off Wednesday morning. Organizers promise a bigger, better Megafest with a focus on bringing economic empowerment to under-served communities.

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T.D. Jakes has built an empire in North Texas. He runs The Potter’s House, a megachurch with 30,000 members. He headlines a super-charged annual revival MegaFest. And he's produced Hollywood films like "Heaven Is for Real."

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Bishop T.D. Jakes brought together an all-star line-up of national Christian leaders to North Texas Thursday. Their goal? To help heal recent racial strife across America.


Up to a hundred thousand people are expected in Dallas Thursday through Saturday for Bishop TD Jakes’ 9th annual Megafest. DART users will see big changes as the transport system gears up for the massive faith and entertainment event.