What is Bishop T.D. Jake's The Potter's House?


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The Potter's House is an international humanitarian organization and also a nondenominational church in Dallas, Texas, which T.D. Jakes founded in 1996 with a membership of 50 families. Jakes is the senior pastor of a congregation of 30,000 who help others in their communities and worldwide, as of 2015.

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The Potter's House building began as the Eagle's Nest Family Church. The name was changed when Jakes and his West Virginia followers purchased it. The $45 million sanctuary, which was completed in 2000, seats approximately 7,600 people. The Potter's House operates dozens of ministries, including programs for the homeless and illiterate. The organization even provides a satellite network that broadcasts to more than 260 prisons nationwide.

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