Pastor Ted Law was born in Long Beach, California in 1970 and has a younger brother, a stepbrother, and a half-brother. His mom was born in Hong Kong and his dad was born in Canton, China and both of his parents moved to the US for undergrad. Pastor Ted graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Sociology. Upon graduating college, Pastor Ted decided to attend Seminary at Talbot in Southern California, despite initially receiving some pushback from his mom. After graduating from Seminary, Pastor Ted started serving at West Houston Chinese Church (WHCC) as the Youth Pastor in 1999 and later became the English Pastor at WHCC in 2003. Around 2005, Pastor Ted began efforts to plant a new church in partnership with West Houston Chinese Church and the Evangelical Covenant Church. In 2007, Access Covenant Evangelical Church was fficially planted where Pastor Ted would serve as the Lead Pastor of the church to this day. In this interview, Pastor Ted talks about the accomplishments and challenges that the church has faced since its beginning.
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