“Not Easily Broken” Conference Aims to Help Build a Strong Foundation for Families

WHAT:     The Potter’s House of Ft. Worth, Texas will host a Christian Modern Family Enrichment Conference to empower and uplift families. This family-friendly will explore relevant issues families face, and equip them with information to serve as a guide to creating a stronger, healthier family—one member at a time. From intimate relationships between couples, to grandparents stepping in to raise grandchildren or deciding to return to school, the Family Enrichment Conference will tackle subjects often taboo, but with sensitivity, expert opinion and solutions for growing families. The goal is to strengthen and reclaim one of the nations’ most fragile institutions—families.

WHERE: The Potter’s House of Ft. Worth
1200 Woodhaven Blvd., Ft. Worth, Texas  76112

WHEN: Friday, October 24, 2014 – Sunday, October 26, 2014 (Detailed schedule below)

FRIDAY, October 24, 2014 (7:00 p.m.)
•    “Not Easily Broken” – Dr. Jasmin “Jazz” Sculark (Free and open to the public)

SATURDAY, October 25, 2014 – Session 1 (9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)
•    Bishop David and Pastor Tia Maldando: “Baggage Claim” – Unresolved issues brought into marriage
•    Pastor Patrick Winfield: “The Turn-Around Generation” – Raising your children’s children
•    Lisa Hill, CPS, Department of Family and Protective Services: “The Heat” – Sexual interaction and curiosity that teens experience
•    Pastor Drew Castillo: “Despicable Me”: Healthy attitudes

SATURDAY, October 25, 2014 – Session 2 (10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.)
•    Bishop David and Pastor Tia Maldando: “Sleep with the Enemy” : Unfulfilled expectations
•    Dr. Jasmin “Jazz” Sculark: “What Lies Beneath”: Exploring your inner self beyond the surface
•    Representatives from Tarrant County College: “Empowering the Family” – When grandparents return to the classroom
•    Patrice Geer and Pastor Phil: “Frozen”: Overcoming fears with a healthy self-esteem

SATURDAY, October 25, 2014 – Session 3 (11:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.)
•    Pastor Patrick E. Winfield II: “The Parent Trap”: The purpose and pitfalls of parenting relationships
•    Pastor Rodney Derrick and Mrs. Derrick: “When The Game Stands Tall” – Rejection vs. Acceptance
•    Kelly Sedwick-Young: “It’s a family affair”: Grand parenting, above and beyond.
•    Pastor Joshua Hart: “Up” – Relationship Building

SATURDAY, October 25, 2014 – General Session (1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.)
•    Pastor Patrick E. Winfield II: “The Brady Bunch”: Blended Families
•    (Children) “The Lion King”: How to handle bullies

SUNDAY, October 26, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.
•    Bishop T.D. Jakes

Interview/Photo Opportunities:
•    Pre interviews with Pastor Patrick E. Winfield II of The Potter’s House of Ft. Worth
•    Couples and singles interacting in the sessions
•    Teens and Youth conversations
•    Children activities

FEES: Friday, October 24, 2014 and Sunday, October 26, 2014 sessions are free and open to the public.

Registration for Saturday: Adults-$30, Youth-$15 (

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.