Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.
So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full. But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving will be in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.
Perhaps Tyler Perry forgot about this admonition offered by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount? This video was recorded just yesterday following T.D. Jakes' Megafest and shows Perry claiming that God told him to give $1 million to Jakes' new youth ministry. Perry then speaks in tongues and lays hands on Jakes while the crowd waits for Jakes to "push that baby out" (whatever that is supposed to mean). Here is Jakes' response from Twitter: