Minnesota Faith Chinese Lutheran Church
從2016年八月至2022年八月，曾牧師和師母得蒙主的带领, 前往美国的夏威夷，在夏威夷第一华人基督教會担任宣教牧師，前后一共六年。從2022年九月开始至今，牧師和師母得蒙主呼召，在馬来西亞基督教巴色會经过世界信义宗Lutheran World Federation的差派之下，來到美国大陆的明尼蘇达州华人信义教會担任宣教牧師。
曾牧師和師母育有四个女儿，大女儿愛靈与丈夫在美国宾夕法尼亚州匹兹堡市匹兹堡华人基督教会担任牧师。 第二女儿欣靈在英国哈文特担任宣教士。 第三女儿思靈和她的丈夫住在华盛顿特区，是钢琴老師，在教會也参與聖乐事奉。 最小的女儿怡靈和她的丈夫住在明尼苏达州双城，在医院担任护士，他们夫妇也参與带领教会查经小组的事工。
Pastor Rev. Dr. Thomas Lip Tet Tsen
Pastor Rev. Dr. Thomas Lip Tet Tsen and wife Rev. Laura, are pastors from Malaysia. Both of them are the pastors of the Basel Christian Church of Malaysia. Rev. Tsen was called by the Lord to dedicate himself to serve the Lord full time since he was still very young in 1975.
After graduating from the theological Seminary, he returned to the Church in Malaysia to serve as pastor. In the journey of serving the Lord, he has served and has been involved in the areas of ministry of pastoral care, teaching, training, mission outreach and leadership. This includes being sent by the Church together with his wife, to serve as overseas missionaries in Indonesia and Tahiti in the South Pacific Ocean. Rev. Dr. Tsen has also been serving as lecturer to teach Pastoral Care and Leadership at the Sabah Theological Seminary in Sabah, Malaysia for 18 years, which is to train pastors, preachers and missionaries. From 2008 to 2015, for two terms eight years, Rev. Tsen was also elected by the church as the Bishop of the Basel Christian Church of Malaysia. During this period of time, he also was elected to serve as the President of the Council of Churches in Malaysia, leading the churches in the country of Malaysia to be united to spread the Gospel of the Lord.
From August 2016 to August 2022, Rev. Tsen and his wife were led by the Lord to Hawaii USA, and served as missionary pastors in the First Chinese Church of Christ in Hawaii for a total of six years, two terms. From September 2022 until now, Rev. Tsen has been called and led by the Lord to serve as missionary Pastor in the Minnesota Faith Chinese Lutheran Church, which is sent by the Basel Christian Church of Malaysia through the Lutheran World Federation - LWF.
Rev. Tsen and his wife have four daughters, the oldest daughter Irene and her husband live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, they are serving as pastor of the Pittsburgh Chinese Christian Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The second daughter Jean is serving as missionary in Havant, England, reaching out to the young people and students in Havant and beyond. The third daughter Evelyn and her husband live in Washington DC; she is a music teacher, also serving as a vocalist singing in the church and helping the church music ministry. The youngest daughter Catherine and her husband live in St. Paul MN, she works as a nurse in the hospital, together with her husband she also helps out to lead the church Bible Study group.
Please remember Rev. and Mrs. Tsen’s family and their ministry in your prayers.
All glory and honor be unto the Lord now and forevermore! Amen!