Rev. Richard came from Mainland China and graduated from Nanjing University (Physics Major) in the late 1980s. He worked in international trade business (sales marketing) for more than 20 years. In 1994, Richard accepted Jesus Christ in US. In 1999, he and his family immigrated to Toronto Canada. God called him in 2002, and ten years later, he started his full-time study in Canadian Chinese School of Theology at Tyndale Seminary and have obtained his Master degree (MDiv.) in Pastoral Ministry Major. Rev. Xu currently lives with his wife Hui Hua and his 3 children: Alice, Mary and Joshua.