Candid Moments from Megafest 2013

Bishop T.D. Jakes hosted his annual MegaFest empowerment weekend. We caught up with some of our favorite celebrities down in Dallas, from Meagan Good to Tisha Campbell-Martin and Niecy Nash.

ESSENCE.COM Sep, 03, 2013

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Meagan Good, her brother-in-law David Franklin and husband Devon Franklin are all smiles after attending a taping of Oprah's Lifeclass during MegaFest.

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There was plenty of sisterly love between Meagan Good and Tisha Campbell-Martin backstage at MegaFest.

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Brandy gives Kim Burrell a giant hug. "I didn't want to let her go," wrote Brandy. 

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Serita Jakes assembled an all-star panel that included Nicole Ari Parker and Kerry Washington for the "Girl Talk" seminar at MegaFest.

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Regina King premiered her directorial debut Let the Church Say Amen with leading man Hosea Chanchez.

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Jeff Johnson spoke at the "Strive to Thrive" panel during MegaFest.

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Niecy Nash co-hosted the "Just Churchin" comedy show during MegaFest.

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Tracey Edmonds introduced the Alright TV network at MegaFest.