SEASON 1, EPISODE 109 | AIRED ON 04/08/12

Bishop T.D. Jakes

Oprah travels to Dallas to meet one of the nation's most influential spiritual leaders, Bishop T.D. Jakes. This charismatic leader is the senior pastor of the Potter's House, a global humanitarian organization and 30,000-member church. Oprah's friends Gayle King and Tyler Perry come along for the experience.

Then, Oprah and Bishop Jakes sit down for a provocative conversation about faith, race, ego and love. In this revealing interview, Bishop Jakes opens up about the death of his parents and explains how he became a preacher in his teens. Bishop Jakes' wife, Serita, also talks frankly about the challenges of being married to one of America's most famous preachers. Plus, get a behind-the-scenes look at the 9,000-seat Potter's House and find out how Bishop Jakes' weekly Sunday service comes together.