Bishop Jakes Opens Media Credentialing Process: 2016 International Pastors & Leadership Conference

The International Pastors and Leadership Conference, a unique training event April 21 – 23 that hosts thousands of cross-denominational and cross-cultural faith leaders and church administrators with the goal of helping to transform their ministries, has opened the media credentialing process for all media who want to attend and cover the events. All members of the media—reporters, photographers, videographers and crew—are required to have and display credentials in order to cover events within the conference.

To register for credentials, media must complete the form in full. Media will be notified via email if they are approved or declined for credentials. Information regarding where to pick up credentials, parking, facility access, interviews and other details will be sent once credentials have been approved. For media interview requests or questions, please call 770.813.0000 or email

Hosted by Bishop T.D. Jakes for more than 16 years, the conference will allow established and aspiring faith leaders to learn from some of the world’s most knowledgeable leaders how to grow, develop and expand their influence and impact. Attendees can expect exposure to cutting-edge practices and resources during breakout sessions that address many areas of church administration including worship, technology, business, leadership, ministry and direction.

2016 International Pastors and Leadership Conference

April 21 – April 23

Orange County Convention Center
9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819


  • Bishop T.D. Jakes, senior pastor of The Potter’s House
  • Mrs. Serita Jakes, executive director of women’s & children’s affairs of The Potter’s House
  • Pastor John Hagee, founder and senior pastor of Cornerstone Church
  • Pastor Sheryl Brady, campus pastor of The Potter’s House of North Dallas
  • Marcus Lamb, founder and president of Daystar Television Network
  • Dr. Cynthia James, director of Christian education for The Potter’s House
  • Dr. Jerome Campher, senior pastor and founder of New Faith Church in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Pastor Steven Furtick, lead pastor of Elevation Church
  • Dr. Antipas Harris, founding director of the Youth & Urban Renewal Center and associate director of the Doctor of Ministry program at Regent University School of Divinity
  • Pastor Wayne R. Crozier, founder and pastor of Abundant Life Ministries
  • Dr. John Townsend, New York Times best-selling author, business consultant, leadership coach and psychologist

Visit for more confirmed speakers, talent, the full schedule and special event updates. Stay connected via Twitter by following @plconf.

About The Potter’s House
Located in Dallas, The Potter’s House is a 30,000-member nondenominational, multicultural church and humanitarian organization led by Bishop T. D. Jakes, twice featured on the cover of Time magazine as “America’s Best Preacher” and as one of the nation’s “25 Most Influential Evangelicals.” The Potter’s House has four locations: The Potter’s House of Dallas, The Potter’s House of Fort Worth, The Potter’s House of North Dallas and The Potter’s House of Denver.