Rev. Ted Esaki grew up in Monterey, California. He has pastored Christ Presbyterian Church in Hollywood and Wintersburg Presbyterian Church in Santa Ana. He is currently the senior pastor of El Estero Presbyterian Church in Monterey. His wife of over 26 years passed away on December 12, 2013 after a long hard fought battle with liver and lung disease.
He is blessed by a beautiful 20 year old daughter named Sherry that is currently studying political science and international affairs at Gordon College in Massachusetts. Pastor Ted graduated from Cal State University Fresno and Fuller Theological Seminary.