Esther Obasi-Ike is a pastor, a dynamic preacher of the gospel and a multi-gifted international motivational speaker. She is also a conference facilitator, leader, mentor, Government, non-governmental and corporate consultant, counselor, teacher, author, spiritual leader, advisor, educator and media guest. She has travelled extensively to over twenty five nations across the globe. Her global reach influences all levels of society and her inspirational message of leadership with integrity, empowerment, discovery of personal purpose, walking in purpose and fulfilling purpose continues to transform millions around the world. Pastor/Dr Esther is a sought-after speaker for conferences, conventions, seminars, training workshops by Governments, corporate companies, non-profit organizations, churches, associations, schools and universities from all over the world.
Pastor Esther gave her life to Christ in 1984 and was elected into Christian Union leadership in 1987. In 1996, after a succession of career growth opportunities ranging from accounts, marketing and management in various organizations, she joined her husband Pastor Prince Obasi-ike in Kenya and the two became the pioneer missionaries of RCCG Eastern Africa. She was ordained a pastor of RCCG in 1997. She is the pastor in charge of RCCG Solution Centre, Nairobi which has over one thousand members. Pastor Esther is also the Founder/President of the Queen Esthers’ Generation (QEG), a dynamic interdenominational women’s outreach with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The outreach is held once a month and has a membership of about 3000 women. QEG aims to Transform, Equip, Empower and Engage God’s people for Christian Service. Currently, QEG has presence in six counties of the Republic of Kenya with a vision to cover the forty seven counties by 2020 as well as rolling out to other nations in Africa and beyond.
Dr. Esther is the founding CEO of Power in the Word, a nonprofit organization that uses the media to bring souls into the kingdom of God and empowers Christians to live godly lives. She is the Director of Redeemer’s academy, Nairobi, Kenya. In addition, she is the elected Chairperson to the Management Committees of Queen Esthers’ Welfare Group (QEWG) a community based organization involved in community service and Maendeleo savings and Credit Cooperative.
She is an excellent communicator and prolific writer who has authored five books. Her books include: From Grass to Grace, Celebrating the Lover of Women-Jesus Christ, How to maximize your Potential, Give us our Inheritance. Her recent release co-authored with her husband, Purpose and Promise-Driven Life, is gaining momentum and popularity. She also offers education products in form of CDs, DVDs and messages on youtube on leadership with integrity, empowerment, discovery of personal purpose, walking in purpose and fulfilling purpose.
For over a decade, Dr Esther has been a media personality both in radio and television stations. She features in both Christian and secular national media houses especially in response to national concerns and moral issues. Under the platform of power in the word, she produces numerous radio and television programs which positively impact millions of people. These programs are aired in major national media houses such as Hope FM, Biblia Husema and Truth FM. Her media influence goes as far as her weekly broadcast on wisdom speaks radio USA.
Pastor/Dr. Esther is a government, non-government and corporate consultant on spiritual and leadership matters. She is the founding Director of the Cutting Edge Minds Limited. She has consulted for the Government, small, medium and large sized corporations. Her client’s list include County Governments in Kenya and Safaricom Limited, the leading communication corporation in Kenya.
Dr. Esther is a recipient of the following awards:
The Mark of Excellence Award in Leadership and Ministry by Breakthrough Institute of Leadership and Ministerial Studies awarded for her excellence in leadership and ministry, Kenya (2009).
The Nigerian High Commissioners (Nairobi) Award for Exemplary Community Service and Social Development in Kenya (2010) awarded for her contribution in community development, social and spiritual service in Kenya; and
Distinguished Leadership Award for providing exemplary servant leadership in society by Africa International University, Honour Awards (2013) awarded for her extra ordinary leadership by example.
Pastor/Dr. Esther earned a doctorate in Missiology from Fuller Theological Seminary, California USA and a Masters’ degree from Africa International University Nairobi Kenya. She was also trained in the world class Haggai Institute Hawaii USA and now serves as a facilitator at Haggai Institute, Nairobi, Kenya.
Pastor/Dr. Esther is a family woman. She is married to Pastor Prince Okechuku Obasi-ike the pioneer missionary of RCCG Eastern Africa Region since 1995, a man gifted and called to demonstrate God’s deliverance power in the kingdom. Esther and Prince work as a team to fulfill their purpose. At the moment they have enjoyed 21 years of marriage and are blessed parents of two successful young sons Favour Obasi-ike and Goodnews Obasi-ike.