Touré & Sarah Roberts – Co-Pastors of One Church LA
Pastor Touré (PT) Roberts and Sarah Jakes Roberts have captured the hearts of multitudes from all around the world with their unique and modern approach to ministry. They are considered by many, a leading “power couple” in the inspirational and faith community. PT and Sarah are highly sought-after voices to millennials, young professionals and families pursuing personal development, transformation and the discovery of purpose.
Touré Roberts is an author, speaker, producer and the founder of One Church LA, one of the fastest growing churches in Los Angeles. His modern and unique approach to ministry has attracted a congregation largely comprised of Millennials, the entertainment community, professionals and families.
One Church is the local spiritual home of thousands every week, and has an online presence and reach of hundreds of thousands around the world. Touré is a widely sought after speaker who’s voice has graced a variety of platforms including conferences, festivals and even the prestigious campus of Yale University. His prominent voice into culture and young Hollywood is regularly invited to contribute to Variety Magazine’s annual Faith and Entertainment conference.
Touré has been featured on many local and national television programs, including CBS, KTLA, Discovery Channel, OWN, BET and TV One. Touré is a contributor to the Huffington Post, Grio, Christian Post and was listed among the top 100 influencers under 45 in the nation by The Root. Touré’s inspirational messages have millions of views on YouTube and hundreds of thousands on other online platforms.
Touré’s freshman book “Purpose Awakening” received distinguishable reviews from Publisher’s Weekly and peaked on the Amazon.com bestseller’s list.
Touré is a serial philanthropist whose humanitarian passion moved him to establish the Artist Resource Center, a not-for-profit organization that provides artists and marginalized youth free tools, knowledge and practical training in both the creative and the business sides of the entertainment industry.
Touré is the son-in-law of megachurch pastor, film producer and television show host — TD Jakes and First Lady and businesswoman Serita Jakes. Touré and his wife Sarah Jakes Roberts are the founders of Modern Faith Media, an emerging media company that specializes in producing content that expresses faith in contemporary, and real-life form. The Roberts reside in the Los Angeles area with their 6 children.
Sarah Jakes Roberts
Sarah Jakes Roberts is a take-charge business-woman, writer and media personality who expertly balances career, ministry and family. In April 2014, Sarah released a memoir titled, “Lost and Found: Finding Hope in the Detours of Life.” In “Lost and Found,” Sarah shares her story with a rarely seen transparency and because of that, people gravitate to her.
Sarah has received many honors, including recently being celebrated as a National Overcomer by Pat and Emmitt Smith Charities in partnership with Good Morning America co-host, Robin Roberts. Sarah has also been featured in numerous media outlets including The Today Show, Dr. Phil, Essence, The Associated Press, and The 700 Club. A naturally gifted scholar, Sarah graduated high school in the top ten percent of her class and in the nation at the age of sixteen and attended Texas Christian University, where she studied journalism.
She is the daughter of megachurch pastor, bestselling author and film producer, Bishop T.D. Jakes and Mrs. Serita Jakes, author, media personality and business executive. Alongside her husband, Touré Roberts, Sarah pastors a dynamic community of artists and professionals in Hollywood, CA. Together they have six beautiful children and reside in Los Angeles, CA.