Women have been elevating the game and leaving their mark on the culture this summer. While Taylor Swift and Beyonce' have garnered most of the mainstream attention, Sarah Jakes Roberts has been setting the Christian community ablaze with her highly anticipated WOMAN EVOLVE conference.
WOMAN EVOLVE took place on September 14-16. Over the course of the three days, attendees were led through several areas of enrichment for women, including courage, loving your body, mental health struggles, finances, a man's perspective and ministry.
More than 40,000 reportedly gathered for the global conference last week.
The conference, presented by Wells Fargo, became the fastest selling women’s conference in the history of Texas’s Globe Life Field.
The economic impact of the conference to to the region was similar to concerts held by big named stars like Lady Gaga and Elton John.
Sarah Jakes Roberts has been making waves since her father, TD Jakes, passed the mantle of his "Woman Thou Art Loose" conference to her.
Her authentic personae and preaching style has resonated with women worldwide.
Attendees all the way from Jamaica, the UK, and Africa came to witness the words Sarah Jakes Roberts and gain personal empowerment.
Celebrities such as Kelly Rowland from Destiny's Child even attended the event.
Other speakers at the conference included Sarah's mother, Serita Jakes who is executive director of women's and children's affairs at The Potter's House of Dallas and; Brené Brown, scholar and research professor at University of Houston; Naomi Raine, Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter; Devon Franklin, president and CEO of Franklin Entertainment; among others.
Tickets for the 2024 conference are already available, although the exact dates and location are still being determined.
A teenage mother years ago, Sarah Jakes Roberts has a unique ability to connect and help them make peace with their past, maximize their present and deepen their relationship with God.
She represents a new, distinctive, and powerful voice in Christian ministry.