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Galatians 4:19

I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you

Register For #HLUB2018

General Information

The start of HLUB begins right away after registration on Sunday, July 15th at 1pm. The ending service is at 9am Thursday, July 19th with everyone completely off campus by Noon. Please plan accordingly.

Time: July 15-19, 2018 (Sunday-Thursday)

Place: Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.

Transportation: If traveling by air, you will be responsible for your own transportation to and from the airport.

Housing: Registrants will be housed on campus.

For Questions contact:
General questions to hlub@hmongdistrict.org
Registration questions to hlub_reg@hmongdistrict.org
Phone: 720-441-3652

Early Registration:
$325 (DEADLINE 4/14/18)

Regular Registration:
$360 (DEADLINE 6/9/18)

$400 (Includes all registration types excluding chaperones)

Must be 21 years and older. Each group must have at least 1 chaperone with ratio of 1 chaperone per 10 gender specific students.
$300 (DEADLINE 6/9/18)

Internationals, PK/MK, and special needs provider:
$285 (DEADLINE 6/9/18)

3 or More Sibling:
$285 (DEADLINE 6/9/18)

Main Speakers

Jacob Yang
Kansas City, MO

Denver, CO

Joey Kue
Warren, MI

Teng Xiong
St. Paul, MN


Billy Vang
Hickory, NC


Sunday, July 15th

10am - 5pm Registration
2pm - 5pm Activities Open
5pm - 6:45pm Dinner
7pm - 9pm Service
9pm - 11pm Free Time
12pm Lights Out

Monday, July 16th

7am - 8am Breakfast
8am - 9am Morning Service
9:15am - 10:15am Workshop 1
10:30am - 11:30am Workshop 2
11:30am - 12:15pm Lunch - A
12:15pm - 1pm Lunch - B
1:15pm - 2:15pm Small Group
2:15pm - 5pm Free Time / Activities
5pm - 5:45pm Dinner - A
5:45pm - 6:45pm Dinner - B
7pm - 9pm Night Service
9pm - 11pm Free Time
12pm Lights Out

Tuesday, July 17th

7am - 8am Breakfast
8am - 9am Morning Service
9:15am - 10:15am Workshop 1
10:30am - 11:30am Workshop 2
11:30am - 12:15pm Lunch - A
12:15pm - 1pm Lunch - B
1:15pm - 2:15pm Small Group
2:15pm - 5pm Free Time / Activities
5pm - 5:45pm Dinner - A
5:45pm - 6:45pm Dinner - B
7pm - 9pm Night Service
9pm - 11pm Free Time
12pm Lights Out

Wednesday, July 18th

7am - 8am Breakfast
8am - 9am Morning Service
9:15am - 10:15am Workshop 1
10:30am - 11:30am Workshop 2
11:30am - 12:15pm Lunch - A
12:15pm - 1pm Lunch - B
1:15pm - 2:15pm Small Group
2:15pm - 5pm Free Time / Activities
5pm - 5:45pm Dinner - A
5:45pm - 6:45pm Dinner - B
7pm - 9pm Night Service
9pm - 11pm Free Time
12pm Lights Out

Thursday, July 19th

8am - 9am Breakfast
9am - 10am Worship Service
12pm Everybody Off Campus!

Workshop Speakers

Jefferey Her
Why Jesus is the Only Way

Jacob Yang
Why is a Christian worldview so critical?

Jacob is married to his lovely wife Kang. They have 6 children - Joy, Eden, Matthias, Julia, Anna, and Micah. Currently, Jacob serves as the assistant for Youth Ministry in the Hmong District. Previously, he served for 15 years in church ministry at Hmong American Alliance Church (MN) in the areas of youth ministry and music. Jacob is presently pursuing a doctoral degree in Theology and Leadership at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He is passionate about his family, theology and doctrine, making disciples, music, and his collection of "childhood" toys including Hotwheels Ferraris and GI Joes.

Tou Her
How Can I know the Bible is True?

Pastor Tou G. Her has been married to his wife, Susie, for five years. God has blessed them with two boys, Jude (3) and Levi (1). Tou is currently pursing his Master of Divinity at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also a graduate of Multnomah Bible College with degrees in Pastoral Ministries and Biblical Studies. Tou has been serving in youth ministry for nearly a decade on staff and as a volunteer in the Midwest and Pacific Northwest. There is nothing that he desires more than to see people come to faith in Jesus for the forgiveness of their sins. He and his family currently reside in Beaverton, Oregon. One of the things that he enjoys the most is going on walks with his wife and sons.

Nchaiv Teeb Xiong
Marks of a faithful ministry

Rev. Nchaiv Teeb Xyooj is currently the senior pastor for Calvary Alliance Church in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He is married to Kangza Xiong and they have three boys. He strives to preach expositionally, verse by verse every Sunday, and has just finished preaching through the Gospel of John. In his spare time he fishes, plays Minecraft with his sons, and dreams of a green lawn.

Billy Vang
Figuring out what God desires for my life - Career, relationships, and purpose

Sam Heu
No other Gospel. Confronting "other" Gospels

Sam is passionate about our youth and longs to see the day when biblical young men and women take up the mantel of leadership within the Hmong District to grow biblically healthy, Gospel-centered, Christ-honoring churches that would impact the world for God's glory.

Lou Her
How to Study the Bible

Lou is married to his amazing wife, Jennifer, and just celebrated their first child, Ava's 1st birthday this summer. Lou is a Toccoa Falls College alumnus and is currently serving as the youth pastor for First Hmong C&MA Church located in Kansas City, Kansas. Lou enjoys fishing, playing basketball, and is an avid Lakers fan.

McYoung Yang
What is Theology?

McYoung Yang has been married to his wife, Debbie, for over 10 years. They have four children – McCayden (7), McCoy (6), McColsen (4) and DeYoung (1). They have served in youth ministry for eight years in the Twin Cities area and is currently serving as the teaching/preaching pastor for Hmong Hope Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. McYoung graduated from Crown College with a bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry and an M. Div. from Southern Seminary in Christian Ministry. McYoung has recently been appointed as Assistant Professor of Theology at Crown College (St. Bonifacius, MN) where he will begin teaching this Fall term. During his free time, he enjoys sports and reading. His family is passionate about serving people to see the world through the Gospel Lens.  

Lee Thao
What is Worship?

Currently Lee is the pastor of Sunshine Hmong Alliance Church in sunny central florida. He enjoys the outdoors, many sports, and riding his motorcycle. He loves hanging out with his family as much as possible. He is married to his wife Amy, which he met at HLUB 1998 and together they have 5 kids-Luke, Liam, Abby, Logan, and Anna Lee. His aim is to bring God glory and to share with others the Gospel message.

Dao Yang
What is the Church and it's mission?

David Yang
Understanding how God is forming you

Xf. Tswv David Yang is a man who is passionate about family ministries. He is first and foremost a husband to his beautiful wife, Sue, and a father to his precious daughter, Naomi. His belief is that there is not a single calling or ministry more important than his calling as a husband and father. His heart and passion is for ministering to the family!

He is currently the youth pastor for Denver Hmong Alliance Church in beautiful Colorado where he has faithfully been serving for eight years. He received his bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Ministries from Toccoa Falls College in his home state of Georgia.

If you ask him, he will tell you that his ultimate passion in ministry is to proclaim the Gospel! One of his personal goals is to witness a generation that will radically commit to the authority of Scripture. His carried vision for the church is to have so much compassion on the lost that our lives are sacrificed to bring others into His Kingdom.

Crystal Yang
Girls: Shaped by the world, or by Christ?

Crystal Yang is joyfully married to her best friend, Jay Yang. She graduated with degrees in Bachelors of Computer Information Systems, Masters of Project Management, and Masters of Business Administration. She is presently working for the local government in her city, as she sees it as an opportunity God gave her to serve her community. Currently, she is in pursuit of a Masters of Theological Studies at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary to quench her never-ending thirst of God's Word.

God has graciously crucified Crystal in Christ, and has enabled Him to live in her, to live by faith alone in the Son of God, who loved her and gave Himself for her. She has a passion for Christ's Church, in which she spends most of her free time mentoring and discipling girls, and serving New Life Fellowship Church. By the strength of the Holy Spirit, Crystal works to be a steward of God's redemption plan for His Glory! Her every day motto comes from Micah 6:8; “to do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with God”.

Joey Kue
Boys: Shaped by the world, or by Christ?

Sing Lee
1Obeying your parents

Sing and his wife, Bao, have served in the Hmong churches for the past 20+ years. They are the so called “1.5” Hmong generation, born in Laos and grew up in the United States. In their years in ministry, they have served as youth pastor, pastor, missionary, and church planter. They currently reside in Minnesota and have a 19 year old son, Sabastian. Their heart is to make Christ known to this generation and for this generation to live for Christ.

Djoua Xiong
OTS, how to impact the world thru the door of Social Services

Kong Hang
ENVISION, Long term impact of short term missions

Kou Vang
Defining Christian Freedom

Dr. Jerry Soung, Jacob Yang, McYoung
What is the Hmong District About?

Josh Vang
Using Social Media for the glory of God

Josh has been in youth ministry for 5 years. He is passionate about returning discipleship back to the home. Josh is married to his wife Ashley, who he says continues to be God's most gracious gift in his life. Josh and Ashley are excited to welcome their baby girl in July.

Amy Thao
Better than Self-esteem

Amy was born again and baptized in 1998. She attended the university of of Wisconsin- Stevens Point and graduated with a B.S. in biology and chemistry. She also received a B.S. in nursing from Bellin College of Nursing. She has served in various leadership roles within the church such as: children’s, youth, and women’s ministries. Amy enjoys cooking, eating sweets, spending time with family, studying the bible, and spending time at the beach. She is married to Za lee Thao, senior pastor of Sunshine Hmong alliance Church in Florida and they are parents to five beautiful children- Luke, Liam, Abigail, Logan, and Anna lee.

Paul Vang
How to prepare yourself to listen to God's word


General //

Why Wheaton College?

Wheaton College meets the demands of the Alliance Youth of the Hmong District. It provides sufficient space in a Christian environment to host a conference of our size.

Is there an ATM on campus?

There is one located in the lower level of the Todd M. Beamer Student Center.

Lost your room key?

$25 - Lost key card // $15 - Lost key

What is the Dress code?

Dress appropriately - casual to business casual

Workshops //

Attendees will get to choose and go to a workshop of their own choosing pending room capacity.


Where can I park?


Do I need a parking permit?

One will be assigned at registration.

Will the conference provide a shuttle to and from the airport to the conference?

NO, the conference will NOT be providing ANY transportation to and from the conference.

What if you arrive a few days early to the conference or will be leaving a few days after the conclusion of the conference?

Individuals will be responsible for finding their own room and board, along with transportation.

Transportation Resources //


First Student Charter Bus Rental
The Free Enterprise System, Inc.
American Charter Coach, Inc.

Wheaton College

Wheaton College is a tobacco free, drug-free and alcohol free campus. Anyone who is in violation of these terms will be subjected to Wheaton College policy.

Is there WIFI on campus?

WIFI name is WC-Guest. There is no password, but you will be prompted to provide some personal information before receiving WIFI access.

Will I be allowed to use the campus computer labs?

Yes. Just trade in your key card at the lobby help desk.

Is there food or beverages allowed on campus?

Yes. Outside food and beverages will be allowed at the the quad, picnic areas, dorms, and student lounges except in or near the Todd M. Beamer Student Center. NO EXCEPTIONS Attendees may not bring cooking appliances into dormitories.

Will I be allowed to use the kitchen?

Fridge and microwaves are open to be used, but the stove is off limits.

What happens if I do not have a web enabled device to see announcements?

There will be several monitors located in the chapel, during announcements, and at the Todd M. Beamer Student Center. You can also use the campus computers.

General Resources //

Please report all incidents to the first floor staff office in Todd M. Beamer Student Center.