Educate. Empower. Entertain

through innovative, faith-rich, family-oriented content.

- TDJ Enterprises. Since 1995

Who We Are

TDJ Enterprises is a global media and entertainment firm that offers premium inspirational products and services across multiple content delivery platforms including film, music, television, publishing and live events with both mobile and Web-based access points.

Our Mission

To transform the worlds of media and entertainment through innovative, faith-rich, family-oriented content.

Our History

2014
  • TDJ Enterprises releases new movie Heaven Is For Real, April 16, 2014.
  • TD Jakes Releases Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive, May 6, 2014
  • Dallas Business Journal Minority Business Leader Award
  • Ebony 100 Power List
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2013
  • T.D. Jakes bring MegaFest a family-friendly festival, to Dallas, TX in August 2013. Over 75,000 attend.
  • T.D. Jakes presents Mind, Body and Soul on BET network.
  • Ebony 100 Power List
  • Two Salute to Excellence National Media Awards for notable PR campaigns by the National Association of Black Journalists for the Let It Go book launch and the Texas Offenders Re-Entry Initiative.
  • Two Hermes Creative Awards for Oprah’s Next Chapter featuring T.D. Jakes and the Let It Go book launch.
  • T.D. Jakes School of Leadership launch
  • BET Honors Award for Education
  • Stellar Awards – Thomas Dorsey Notable Achievement Award for humanitarian efforts.
  • Keeper of the Dream Award for servant leadership - presented by National Action Network
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2012
  • T.D. Jakes releases his book Let It Go: Forgive So You Can Be Forgiven, February 28, 2013. New York Times best selling book.
  • TDJ Enterprises releases new movie Woman, Thou Art Loosed on the Seventh Day, April 13, 2012
  • TDJ Enterprises releases new movie Sparkle, August 17, 2012
  • McDonald’s 365Black Award
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2011
  • TDJ Enterprises releases new movie Jumping the Broom, May 6, 2011. Opened as #1 Romantic Comedy.
  • T.D. Jakes releases his book The T.D. Jakes Relationship Bible, November 28, 2011.
  • Winner of the 43 Annual NAACP Image Award for Instructional Literature.
2010
  • Produced third feature film, Jumping the Broom, starring Angela Bassett, Paula Patton, Laz Alonso, Mike Epps and Loretta Devine, released May 6, 2011.
2009
  • President-Elect Barack Obama asks Bishop Jakes to deliver the morning service before his inauguration.
  • January 9 -- Bishop Jakes releases new movie Not Easily Broken, which ranked No. 9 nationally during opening weekend.
  • Essence magazine presents Bishop Jakes with an All-Star Tribute.
  • June – As a panelist at the Aspen Institute, Bishop Jakes speaks alongside former Supreme Court Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Conner and Harvard Law professor Charles Ogletree.
  • October 31 – Bishop Jakes inducted into the International Black Gospel Music Hall of Fame & Museum.
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2008
  • Bishop Jakes serves as correspondent for MSNBC during the 2008 presidential election.
  • Essence magazine presents Bishop Jakes with the 2008 President’s Award for his book, Reposition Yourself (Atria).
  • Bishop Jakes receives the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award from the Congress of Racial Equality.
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2007
  • January – Readers of The Church Report magazine choose Bishop Jakes No. 4 among The 50 Most Influential Christians in America.
  • Launches BEST: Black Economic Success Training conferences, touring 5 cities, with speakers such as Magic Johnson, Dr. Cornel West, Max Siegel, Carla Harris and Susan Taylor.
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2006
  • Bishop Jakes celebrates his 30th year in ministry.
  • January – Readers of The Church Report magazine choose Bishop Jakes No. 1 among The 50 Most Influential Christians in America.
  • February – Launches TDJakes.com
  • October 10 – Bishop Jakes wins 2006 Quill Award in the Religion/Spirituality category with his bestselling book, Mama Made the Difference.
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2005
  • February – Time magazine names Bishop Jakes one of the "25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America."
  • May – Officials honor Bishop and Mrs. Jakes for their MegaFest 2004 attendance record, which surpassed the previous record held by the Rev. Billy Graham. A plaque depicting their image and recording the accomplishment is presently displayed in the Dome.
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2004
  • February 8 – Bishop Jakes and The Potter’s House Mass Choir win a Grammy Award in the Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album category for the album A Wing and a Prayer.
  • March 6 – Bishop Jakes receives the NAACP President’s Award, given to a person who exemplifies high standards of character, conviction and achievement.
  • October 1 – Magnolia Pictures releases Woman, Thou Art Loosed: The Movie

    • Winner: Best American Film at the 2004 Santa Barbara International Film Festival
    • Winner: Audience Award for Best Feature at the 2004 American Black Film Festival
    • Named one of 10 best films of 2004 by U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Office for Film and Broadcasting, a list that included The Aviator, Hotel Rwanda, The Passion of the Christ and Ray.
    • Kimberly Elise and Loretta Devine nominated for Independent Spirit Awards
    • Opens No. 6 at the box office
    • First film since Amistad to break the top 10 on only 400 screens
    • Nominated for NAACP Image Award
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2003
  • March 12 – The Bridge – Collaborates with Grammy Award-winning gospel singer Bill Gaither during a celebration of cultural and ethnic diversity held at The Potter’s House.
  • Launches the God’s Leading Ladies Conference Tour.
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  • eceives Grammy Award nominations for Follow the Star (Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album) and A Wing and a Prayer (Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album).
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2002
  • February – Receives the Chairman’s Award from National Religious Broadcasters (NRB).
  • March – The Storm Is Over receives both Dove and Grammy nominations for "Best Gospel Album – Contemporary."
  • April – The Storm Is Over wins both NAACP Image and Stellar Gospel awards for "Best Gospel Album – Contemporary."
  • Bishop Jakes receives the Chairman’s Award from NRB.
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2001
  • On New Year’s Day, CNN and Time magazine name Bishop Jakes "one of America’s Top Five Religious Innovators for the year."
  • In March, Bishop Jakes releases his third musical project, The Storm Is Over, under Dexterity Sounds in collaboration with EMI Gospel.
  • September – Time magazine and CNN honor Bishop Jakes as America’s Best Preacher.
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2000
  • Produces Behind Closed Doors, the second stage production created by Touchdown Concepts; eventually dubbed one of the top gospel plays in the nation.
  • Publishes Maximize the Moment, Bishop Jakes’ 24th book, which climbs to No. 3 on the New York Times business bestsellers list.
  • October 22 – Bishop Jakes and The Potter’s House church family dedicate and consecrate the newly constructed $45-million worship center.
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1999
  • Releases Sacred Love Songs CD under the newly created record label Dexterity Sounds; named one of the year’s top gospel albums by Billboard magazine.
  • Sets indoor attendance record at the Georgia Dome (87,500), breaking previous record held by the Rev. Billy Graham.
  • Serves as keynote speaker for the National Day of Prayer in Washington, D.C.
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1998
  • Receives Grammy and Dove award nominations for Woman, Thou Art Loosed: Live at the Superdome.
  • Establishes Touchdown Concepts, a subsidiary of T. D. Jakes Enterprises, Inc., which produces theatrical and musical presentations.
1997
  • Christianity Today and The Dallas Morning News tag The Potter’s House "one of America’s fastest-growing churches" as it expands from 50 families to what will eventually exceed 30,000 members and growing.
  • Releases first musical project: Woman, Thou Art Loosed: Live at the Superdome
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1996
  • Moves his family and leads 50 other families from West Virginia to establish the Potter’s House in Dallas, Texas.
  • 1995
    • Establishes T.D. Jakes Enterprises, Inc.
    1993
    • Writes and self-publishes Woman, Thou Art Loosed: Healing the Wounds of the Past.
    • Begins a weekly television broadcast on the Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN).

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