T. D. Jakes is a charismatic leader, visionary, provocative thinker, and entrepreneur who serves as senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a global humanitarian organization and 30,000-member church located in Dallas.
Named “America’s Best Preacher” by Time Magazine, Jakes’ voice reverberates from the world’s most prominent stages. Through a nexus of charitable works, T.D. Jakes extends a hand of help to the needy, heart of compassion to the hurting, and message of empowerment to the oppressed and disenfranchised.
Beyond the pulpit, Jakes ranks among the 25 Most Influential African Americans, Britain’s 100 Most Influential Black People and EBONY’s Power150. His worldwide impact can be felt through a media empire that spans film, television, radio, best-selling books, greeting cards and conference series.
His latest film, “Jumping the Broom” broke opening weekend box office records, ranking as the #1 comedy and #3 in overall revenues.
A father of five with wife Serita, Thomas Dexter Jakes credits his parents as the source of his perseverance and sense of self-reliance.
After 35 years in ministry, T.D. Jakes continues to be a leading voice of innovation, inspiration, and influence in Christendom today.
Ronnie Guynes has more than 30 years of experience in managing philanthropic works worldwide. In his travels to over 50 countries, he has managed food distributions, medical camps and training for thousands.
Currently, Pastor Guynes is one of the Associate Pastors of the Potter’s House and also serves as the Executive Director of MegaCARE, a humanitarian organization formed by Bishop T.D. Jakes. Pastor Guynes has served in this capacity since 1997 in which he has effectively and passionately trained leaders to impact the world. Through the implementation of numerous projects, Mr. Guynes has provided care for people in the most remote areas of our globe, including the construction of hospital wings, medical clinics, children’s centers, computer learning centers and housing. Additionally, his work in sub-Saharan Africa has served as a catalyst for saving lives through the construction of clean water projects. Mr. Guynes has always been very active in making a difference in the communities he has lived in through his societal service.
He and his wife Linda live in Arlington, Texas. They have two adult children and three grandchildren.
In 2013, Amy joined the staff of MegaCARE Missions, a non-profit humanitarian organization formed by Bishop T.D. Jakes. In this role, Amy assists the Executive Director in expanding the organization on a local and international level. Amy oversees all initiatives designed to promote the organization and its services within the community. She also oversees and directs outreach trainings and the development of programs for local and international trips. Amy continues her efforts in acquiring, cultivating and maintaining relationships with local leaders, while maintaining all current operations that will ensure all efforts are performed in the spirit of excellence.
Amy has led teams to serve on short-term mission’s trips which included medical camps, women’s shelters, brothels and community outreaches.
Amy’s undergraduate studies include a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling, Degree in Biblical Studies with post graduate work and certifications in Women’s Studies and Counseling. Amy is a licensed and ordained minister, a member of the National Association of Professional Women, and a certified clergy member of The Sarasota Academy of Christian Counseling.
Amy currently resides in Irving, Texas
Corrie-Nichole joined MegaCARE Missions in 2015 as its Community Outreach Director. She is a gifted public speaker and worship leader and has significant experience in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Key responsibilities in her role include building strategic partnerships with key government, church and business leaders; designing and conducting a variety of creative outreach initiatives; and overseeing the organization’s volunteer program, including recruiting and retaining volunteers for all MegaCARE programs.
Her heart’s desire is to use her education, experiences, and gifting to make a positive difference in the community and in the lives of others. Those who know her well will tell you that she makes everything better!
Corrie-Nichole holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Global Management from the University of Phoenix.
MegaCARE is an organization that cares about people and seeks out those that are in desperate need of aid. Our commitment is to assist others so they can experience a higher quality of life. Through clean water programs, construction of shelter and distribution of food and medicines, MegaCARE has provided relief worldwide.