He began a Sunday School class for them, "Woman, Thou Art Loosed," in which he encouraged them to use their past pain as a foundation for new growth. He took a job at the local Union Carbide factory and continued preaching part-time.
Jakes began to focus on the spiritual needs of the women in his church who had been abandoned and abused in their lives. The couple married in May Grant who at the time was facing prison time for fraud. After the move to Charleston, as his congregation grew, T. Jakes Ministries organization to oversee his work beyond the church itself.
The congregation grew to encompass members and was notable because it was racially integrated. Phil McGrawJay McGrawand CBS Television Distribution to launch a syndicated, secular talk show; however, due to economic issues within the syndicated television market, the program never premiered. He continued to write and publish, spreading his message of spiritual healing to new audiences.
In his book Decision PointsPresident Bush describes Jakes as "a kind of man who puts faith into action. From toJakes hosted "Get Ready," a weekly radio and television show with national distribution through syndication. Watkins ordained Jakes as a minister of the Higher Ground Assembly and encouraged him to start a church in the Charleston, West Virginia, area.
In that same year Jakes became the pastor of the Greater Emanuel Temple of Faith, a small independent Pentecostal church in Montgomery, West Virginia, with just ten members.
Inhe held the first of what would become a series of conferences for ministers and their spouses, "When Shepherds Bleed. He spent his teenage years caring for his invalid father and working in local industries.
Jakes completed a B. In he moved to Cross Lanes, West Virginia, where the congregation grew to more than 1, people, of whom 60 percent were African American and 40 percent Caucasian.
Jakes Ministries was established as a non-profit organization that produced televised sermons and conferences. Between andchurch membership grew from 7, congregants to 14, He later started a similar class for men, which he called "Manpower.
Bush on his visit to the areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina. However, Jakes stated that his words were misinterpreted and that while he does not support same-sex marriage, he "respect[s] the rights that this country affords those that disagree During this time he met his future wife, Serita Jamison.
Jakes also used this time to continue his education by studying through correspondence courses from Friends International Christian University, an unaccreditedonline university. Jakes was cancelled due to poor ratings and low clearances.
Feeling a call to the ministry, he enrolled in West Virginia State University and began preaching part-time in local churches, but he soon dropped out of the university.
He moved the church twice:T.D. Jakes Ministries, Dallas, TX.
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