#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Bishop T. D. Jakes Added To...

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Bishop T. D. Jakes Added To 3rd Annual Festival PEOPLE en Espanol Daytime Lineup


#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Bishop T. D. Jakes Added To 3rd Annual Festival PEOPLE en Espanol Daytime Lineup

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Influential author, spiritual leader, and entrepreneur Bishop T. D. Jakes was added to the lineup of speakers and entertainers who will participate in the expanding daytime offerings during the highly-anticipated 3rd annual Festival PEOPLE en Espanol this Labor Day weekend in San Antonio, TX at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

T.D. Jakes, named by Time as “America’s Best Preacher,” leads The Potter’s House, his international ministry based in Dallas, Texas. In 2006, Jakes launched ‘Casa de Fe,’ a Spanish affiliate branch.  His powerful sermons, translated via The Potter’s Touch’s ‘Espanol con Bishop T.D. Jakes’, are popular throughout Latin America and the U.S.  Mujer, Eres Libre!, the Spanish edition of Jakes’ groundbreaking book Woman Thou Art Loosed, is a perennial seller among female Hispanic readers, and Bishop Jakes has traveled extensively throughout Latin America and the U.S. to engage audiences with his universal message of hope.

During his appearance at Festival PEOPLE en Espanol on Saturday, August 30th, Jakes will empower audiences with a conversation driven by his current number one New York Times bestselling book Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Unborn Drive, of which a Spanish-speaking version – “Instinto” – is also available. Launched in May, Instinct combines personal, cultural and historical examples with biblical insights to educate readers on making the best possible choices and decisions for their personal and professional growth. Following the talk, Jakes will sign copies of Instinct at the Festival PEOPLE en Espanol Bookstore.

The Festival PEOPLE en Espanol daytime experience is free and open-to-the-public, however seating is limited.  Please register in advance to attend Bishop T.D. Jakes’ presentation:  http://bit.ly/1zOHz29.

Sponsors of Festival PEOPLE en Espanol 2014 include Disney, ABC, Jeep, Coca-Cola, Cover Girl, Walt Disney Studios, Strayer University, Centers for Disease Control, AARP, HBO Latino, HEB, Azteca, the City of San Antonio and the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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About Festival PEOPLE en Espanol:

PEOPLE en Espanol‘s annual Festival aims to entertain, inspire and unite Hispanic families around an unparalleled celebration of culture.  PEOPLE en Espanol has become one of the year’s most-anticipated celebrations of Hispanic culture featuring today’s hottest celebrities, expert panels and family-fun activities over Labor Day weekend.

About PEOPLE en Espanol:

PEOPLE en Espanol was launched in 1996 as a special issue, and today has become the top-selling Hispanic magazine in the United States. Published 11 times a year, PEOPLE en Espanol reaches an audience of 6.9 million every month with its editorial mix of Hispanic and popular entertainment, fashion and beauty trends, and compelling human-interest stories. PEOPLE en Espanol delivers original editorial content that captures the values, contributions and impact of today’s Hispanics in the U.S.   The brand’s social media footprint includes over a 1,000,000 followers on Twitter and over 2.8 million fans on Facebook.  For daily news, photos, exclusive behind-the-scenes video and celebrity scoops, visit www.PEOPLEEnEspanol.com.


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#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Bishop T. D. Jakes Added To 3rd Annual Festival PEOPLE en Espanol Daytime Lineup