A powerful movement

Striving to nurture potential

The Good Soil Forum is on a mission to connect entrepreneurs to opportunities, in order to increase and maintain generational wealth in economic health in our communities. Here, every conversation plants a seed for growth, making every moment an opportunity to bloom into the next phase of small businesses.


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T.D. jakes enterprises

  • Entrepreneurial Training: Empowering aspiring and current entrepreneurs with essential skills through workshops, mentorship, and networking.
  • Minority Business Accelerator: The renowned Good Soil initiative supports minority-owned businesses with resources to scale and succeed.
  • Entertainment Ventures: A powerhouse in values-based media, producing hit streaming series, films, music, and books, grossing over $500 million worldwide.

T.D. jakes real estate ventures

  • Sustainable Community Development: Building eco-friendly housing and revitalizing neighborhoods to create thriving, self-sustaining communities.
  • Economic Development: Initiatives to create jobs and stimulate local economies through commercial and residential projects.
  • Eradicating Food Deserts: Establishing fresh food markets in underserved areas to improve health and quality of life.
  • Home Ownership and Wealth Building: Programs promoting homeownership and financial stability, closing the racial wealth gap, and creating economic opportunities.
  • Strategic Partnerships

Under Jakes' leadership, The T.D. Jakes Group has formed impactful partnerships with major corporations like Wells Fargo, Amazon, and AT&T, as well as with government institutions such as the Department of Justice and The White House. These collaborations drive generational change and foster a more equitable society.

As the founder of The Potter’s House, a global church with 30,000+ members, his teachings reach millions daily, making a profound impact worldwide. T.D. Jakes' entrepreneurial spirit and his dedication to social justice and community development position him as a transformative leader for today's complex world.

Award-winning social impact

T.D. Jakes Enterprises is a civil rights award-winning social impact holding company reaching millions through entrepreneurial training, minority business accelerator initiatives like its lauded Good Soil initiative and trailblazing representation in streaming unscripted series, film, music and publishing that has grossed over $500 million worldwide through original entertainment content.

UnlockiNG global competition

T.D. Jakes Foundation is building bridges by unlocking the power of global competition through workforce training that prepares workers to compete in today's economy through STEM/STEAM education, financial literacy and inclusion, and a laser focus to close the racial wealth gap and support minority women in corporate leadership.

Community building

T.D. Jakes Real Estate Ventures is actively developing sustainable communities with a focus on economic development, eradicating food deserts and opening doors for home ownership and wealth building where none existed before.

International Ministries

T.D. Jakes Ministries is a faith-based international organization who's inspiring content is translated to over 90 languages each week, is broadcasted in over 100 million homes each week and whose returning citizen advocacy work has helped over 30,000 individuals create lasting, generational change.

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Bishop T.D. Jakes

Chairman & CEO

T.D. JAKES ENTERPRISES

  • Entrepreneurial Training: Empowering aspiring and current entrepreneurs with essential skills through workshops, mentorship, and networking.
  • Minority Business Accelerator: The renowned Good Soil initiative supports minority-owned businesses with resources to scale and succeed.
  • Entertainment Ventures: A powerhouse in values-based media, producing hit streaming series, films, music, and books, grossing over $500 million worldwide.

T.D. JAKES REAL ESTATE VENTURES

  • Sustainable Community Development: Building eco-friendly housing and revitalizing neighborhoods to create thriving, self-sustaining communities.
  • Economic Development: Initiatives to create jobs and stimulate local economies through commercial and residential projects.
  • Eradicating Food Deserts: Establishing fresh food markets in underserved areas to improve health and quality of life.
  • Home Ownership and Wealth Building: Programs promoting homeownership and financial stability, closing the racial wealth gap, and creating economic opportunities.
  • Strategic Partnerships


T.D. Jakes is the dynamic Chairman and CEO of The T.D. Jakes Group is a global conglomerate dedicated to solving societal challenges through innovative strategies at the intersection of mission, ministry, and marketplace. For nearly five decades, he has inspired millions with his entrepreneurial vision and commitment to social impact.

Under Jakes' leadership, The T.D. Jakes Group has formed impactful partnerships with major corporations like Wells Fargo, Amazon, and AT&T, as well as with government institutions such as the Department of Justice and The White House. These collaborations drive generational change and foster a more equitable society.

As the founder of The Potter’s House, a global church with 30,000+ members, his teachings reach millions daily, making a profound impact worldwide. T.D. Jakes' entrepreneurial spirit and his dedication to social justice and community development position him as a transformative leader for today's complex world.

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Michael Phillips

Chief Operating Officer 

Michael Phillips, a visionary social entrepreneur, is wholeheartedly dedicated to creating sustainable change. As the Chief Operating Officer of T.D. Jakes Enterprises he is at the helm of innovative initiatives that span Content Creation, Cultural Change, Community Development, and Capital Investments. Michael has been a relentless advocate for economic and educational impact initiatives throughout his career. He also serves as Chairman of the Board for 50CAN, a nonprofit organization that tirelessly advocates for improvements in education policy across the United States.

As an author and inspirational keynote speaker, Michael’s powerful message of collateral hope is at the heart of his work. He believes that empowering individuals and communities with the tools they need to succeed makes it possible to create a ripple effect of positive change that extends far beyond individual lives. This message resonates deeply with audiences worldwide, inspiring them to embrace hope, resilience, and collective purpose.

Michael’s impactful presence extends to some of the nation's premier business, economic, and cultural media spaces, a testament to his significant influence and unwavering commitment to championing the cause of minority businesses. His appearances include NPR, TEDx Speaker, Forbes Blk, The Daily Flash, Black Enterprise, KUT’s In Black America, NBC Dallas Affiliate, and Good Morning America.

A proud Baltimore native, Michael currently resides in Dallas, TX.

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