Online education for ministry leaders. Tacit knowledge, experiential learning, and practical wisdom. Exposure to insights from T.D. Jakes Ministries and through residency opportunities.
Upcoming Special Event!
Jakes Divinity School is thrilled to invite all scholars, pastors, ministers, and anyone with a passion for theology to join us for our virtual Fall Symposium!
This year’s academic forum will focus on “The Holy Spirit and the Future of the Church” and feature guest speakers, McCormick Theological Seminary Historian Dr. David Daniels, world Christianity researcher Dr. Wanjiru Gitau, and an inaugural annual lecture series in honor of Archbishop J. Delano Ellis.
Don’t miss this stimulating and theologically challenging conversation; streaming on the official T.D. Jakes ministries YouTube channel, from October 28th-29th.
Women in Leadership
Jakes Divinity School is excited to announce our new Women in Leadership Certificate program, launching in Fall 2021!
In partnership with Serita Jakes’ widely celebrated enrichment program, God’s Leading Ladies, this six-week, interactive program is uniquely curated to prepare women with the skills, knowledge, and strategies needed to stand out as impactful and innovative leaders in the church, workplace, and society. The Women in Leadership curriculum will feature courses that delve into the essentials of strategic leadership, effective communication strategies, networking, work-life balance, and more! Registration is now open for the Fall 2021 semester!
Learn More About JDS
Jakes Divinity School prepares leaders through academic rigor with experiential learning, spiritual formation, and creative innovation that are necessary for the future of ministry in the Church and society. Our curriculum incorporates an emphasis on effective preaching, vibrant worship, biblical thought, tacit knowledge, and quality instruction. The school is committed to integrating faith, scholarship, and integrity of the practice of ministry.