Rev. Dr. Wa Tra Xiong (Kx. Dr. Vam Tshaj Xyooj)
Rev. Dr. Wa Tra Xiong was born in Laos in 1970. His family fled Laos after the Secret War. They immigrated to the United States in 1984. Dr. Xiong attended Golden Gate Seminary from 1987-1989 and the Billy Graham School of Evangelism in 1995. In 2000, he graduated from the Southern Baptist School for Biblical Studies Seminary at Jacksonville, FL with a Doctor of Christian Ministry. He has pastored churches in California, North Carolina, and Minnesota. Dr. Xiong and his wife have 12 children and 16 grandchildren. They currently live in St. Paul, MN.