(Black PR Wire) Los Angeles, CA - Oprah Winfrey sits down with Pastor John Gray, the first African-American Associate Pastor at Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch Lakewood, on an all-new episode of "Super Soul Sunday" airing Sunday, April 16 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.
Oprah Winfrey sits down with Pastor John Gray, the first African-American Associate Pastor at Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch Lakewood, to discuss his belief that every person was created on purpose and with a purpose. Pastor John Gray's unique style of preaching has drawn thousands to hear his sermons, increasing his weekly service attendance from 2,500 to 10,000 people since 2013. In this conversation, Oprah and Pastor John Gray discuss the faith that carried him through his darkest hours, his call to the ministry, and what he believes is the true, universal purpose of joy.
"Super Soul Sunday" is the two-time Emmy award-winning series that delivers timely, thought-provoking, eye-opening and inspiring programming designed to help viewers awaken to their best selves and discover a deeper connection to the world around them. The series features all-new conversations between Oprah Winfrey and top thinkers, authors, visionaries and spiritual leaders exploring themes and issues including happiness, personal fulfillment, spirituality, conscious living and what it means to be alive in today's world. This season includes interviews from author, humanitarian and global visionary Lynne Twist (4/23); bestselling author Geneen Roth (4/30); hospice and palliative care physician Dr. BJ Miller (5/7); founder and Senior Pastor of Christian Cultural Center Reverend A.R. Bernard; designer, brand strategist and author Kidada Jones; best-selling author and founder of COURAGEworks Brené Brown; spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle; Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg; Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast; public speaker and author Charles Eisenstein; Vice President Joe Biden and more.
To watch the full episode, please visit the following link the morning after the episode airs: http://www.oprah.com/app/super-soul-sunday.html
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