1957 - Born on June 9 in South Charleston, West Virginia is an American televangelist.
1979 - Pastor Jakes opened the doors of his first church located in a storefront facility in Montgomery, WV with only 10 members.
1996 - He founded The Potter's House with about 50 families as members that had relocated with him from his former congregation, Greater Emmanuel Temple of Faith in Cross Lanes, West Virginia.
- Current pastor of The Potter's House.
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