Award-winning journalist, author and former White House Correspondent Sophia A. Nelson to discuss Bishop T.D. Jakes’ new book, Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive at mega-church Jericho City of Praise
Landover, M.D., (June 19, 2014) — Iconic spiritual leader and prolific author Bishop T.D. Jakes will discuss key principles for abundance from his new NY Times Best Selling book, Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive with author and award-winning journalist Sophia A. Nelson on Friday, June 20, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at the Jericho City of Praise, located at 8501 Jericho City Drive in Landover, Maryland. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.
Bishop Jakes’ new release features strategies on how to navigate life, how to maintain a strong focus and how to execute one of our most powerful, purposeful, God-given attributes: the desire to be fruitful and multiply or what he calls our "instinct for increase."
Dr. Jasmin “Jazz” Sculark, senior pastor of Jericho City of Praise, will host this historic conversation with Nelson and Bishop Jakes who will engage in a life-changing dialogue that will touch on historical, cultural, and personal examples and punctuated with biblical insights from Instinct to encourage audience members to stay in tuned with their natural abilities to tap into life’s opportunities for abundant living.
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Correspondent for Jet Magazine Sophia Nelson is author of the forthcoming book, The Woman Code: 20 Powerful Keys to Unlock Your Life which is set to be released in October 2014 and is available now for presale on Amazon.com.
In The Woman Code, Nelson speaks to women of all ages and backgrounds about the unspoken set of values that influence our choices, relationships and destiny. She shows women how to unlock the code and create a principled system of awareness, accountability and intentional actions that help “code crackers” to live more fully and on purpose in their professional and personal lives. Nelson’
"The Woman Code is a book for our time, based on timeless truths. Through personal anecdotes, real women’s stories and practical wisdom, Sophia Nelson shares the ways women can know their value, live authentically, and understand that a truly successful life is shaped from the inside out,” said Arianna Huffington of The Huffington Post.
The conversation connecting participants to Instinct is sure to inspire and excite audience members to unleash and unlock their inner drive and tune into their divinely inspired instincts. Audience members will leave in sync with the opportunities life gives and discover a new wealth of resources.
About Bishop T.D. Jakes
Bishop 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 his nexus of charitable works, T.D. Jakes is known for extending a hand of help to the needy, heart of compassion to the hurting, and message of inspiration to the disenfranchised. Beyond the pulpit, Jakes ranks among EBONY’s Power100 and is the winner of several prestigious awards including BET Honors, Stellar Award, NAACP Image Award, Keeper of the Dream Award and McDonald’s 365Black Award for his humanitarian efforts. His worldwide impact is also felt through high profile conference series such as MegaFest which recently drew more than 75,000 participants and an empire that spans film, television, radio, best-selling books, and the T.D. Jakes School of Leadership.
Bishop Jakes made his presence felt in Hollywood with eight films to date including the recent hit, “Winnie Mandela” starring Jennifer Hudson; last year’s top five release, “SPARKLE,” featuring Jordin Sparks and the late Whitney Houston; “On the Seventh Day,” the first sequel in the “Woman Thou Art Loosed” franchise which outperformed the competition on a per screen average; and “Jumping the Broom,” an award winning romantic comedy that debuted as the #1 comedy and grossed nearly seven times its budget in 2011. Celebrating 32 years of marriage, Thomas Dexter and Serita Jakes are parents to five children and three grandchildren. He credits his own parents as the source of his perseverance and sense of self-reliance. After more than 36 years in ministry, Jakes continues to be a leading voice of innovation, inspiration, and influence in Christendom today.
About Dr. Jasmin “Jazz” Sculark
Dr. Jazz, The Daughter of Thunder is a native of the Island of Trinidad and Tobago. Dr. Jazz is the Senior Pastor-Select of Jericho City of Praise in Landover, MD and the Founder and President of Dr. Jazz Ministries. She is nationally and internationally known as a Pastor, Teacher, Author and Evangelist.
Dr. Jazz’s life goal and mission is to encourage, equip and empower the world through the written and spoken Word. True to her name sake, “Daughter of Thunder,” Dr. Jazz’s preaching and teaching ministry makes a thunderous sound in the earth and in the mind and hearts of those who come in contact with her ministry.
About Sophia A. Nelson, Esq.
Sophia A. Nelson is an American award-winning author, award-winning journalist, and former White House correspondent for JET magazine. She is a noted television personality and columnist for both Healthy Living and Women in the Huffington Post. She writes for Newsweek’s Daily Beast: Women in the World and appears regularly on MSNBC as a contributor. She has appeared on numerous other networks such as the BBC, CNN, FOX, and C-SPAN, as well as The Today Show, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, and more as a political and cultural expert, thought leader, and attorney, covering many topics of national and global interest.
Sophia is the author of the award-winning 2011 nonfiction book Black Woman Redefined: Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama. She is a highly sought-after motivational speaker and leadership trainer in the Fortune 500 industry and at universities. She has contributed to USA Today, Essence magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. Her second book, The Woman Code: 20 Powerful Keys to Unlock Your Life (Revell), is due in stores worldwide October 2014.
About the Jericho City of Praise
The Jericho City of Praise in Landover is a multimillion-