Pastor Dat Trieu
Pastor Dat Trieu accepted the calling from God and has been serving as Chinese pastor at CGC since June 2009, with his wife Leah. He is an ethnic Chinese (Toi San, Guangdong) born in Vietnam and has been residing in the US for more than three decades. He became a Christian at the age of 17 through the OMF Chinese Student Ministry. He has served in various capacities at different Chinese churches across the United States. Prior to becoming CGC's Chinese pastor, Dat served as a counselor for the Youth Group and English-speaking ministries at the Chinese Baptist Church of Coral Springs, FL for more than ten years. Pastor Dat can read and write Chinese and speak fluent Cantonese and Mandarin. He received his Master of Divinity from Knox Theological Seminary.
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Pastor Ben Tzeng
Pastor Ben Tzeng accepted the call to be the English pastor at CGC in March 2011. He is an American-born Taiwanese who was born in Wisconsin and grew up in Syracuse, New York. Pastor Ben studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. Afterward he graduated, he worked for the technology consulting firm Accenture. While he worked, he served the youth group at Wheaton Chinese Alliance Church (WCAC), and soon heard God call him into full-time ministry. In May 2006, Pastor Ben completed his M.Div. at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and accepted a full-time youth pastor position at WCAC. In May 2009, he married his beautiful wife Annie Hsieh Tzeng, who is originally from St. Louis and grew up at the Taiwanese Presbyterian Church down the street from CGC. Annie is currently a professor of piano at Washington University in St. Louis. In October of 2009, Pastor Ben was ordained in the Christian Missionary Alliance. Annie and Ben have two children Emmaus and Jemima.
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Pastor Jingcai Zhu
Pastor Jingcai Zhu grew up in mainland China. He came to know Jesus Christ when he was pursuing his graduate degree. He responded to God¡¯s calling to serve in fulltime ministry when he was doing research as a post-doctoral Soil Scientist with U.S. Department of Agriculture. After serving 10 years with Lutheran Hour Ministries, God led him to enroll in the M. Div. program at Covenant Theological Seminary in 2009 and continued to serve at church as elder and church administrator after graduation in May 2013. He was called to serve as Caring Pastor of St. Louis Chinese Gospel Church in February 2014 and Chinese Pastor in May 2017. He has been a member of CGC since 2000. He said it¡¯s a blessing to serve at home church. Pastor Jingcai and Guilin got married in 1984 and have two children Diana and Richard.
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