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Glen Tagansky, a soldier from the Des Plaines (Ill.) Corps, leads prayer at the conference.Photo by Rick Vogeney

Glen Tagansky, a soldier from the Des Plaines (Ill.) Corps, leads prayer at the conference.Photo by Rick Vogeney

The Central Territory’s three-day event sparks ideation.

The Central Territory’s Multicultural Ministries Department hosted the ONE Conference 2013: “Imagine” in Chicago Oct. 18-20––a biennial leader-ship event designed to instruct officers, ministry leaders and employees how to meet the challenges of a culturally diverse and changing world.

The conference themes focused on under-standing cultural diversity’s impact on our communities and services, the biblical foundation for creating multiethnic communities, developing spaces for healing the divides that separate, and multicultural worship and celebration. A total of 155 speakers and leaders in multiethnic ministry traveled from the USA Central, Western and Southern as well as Australia East and Kenya East territories. Guest presenters included author and President of the Cultural Intelligence Center David Livermore, musician Bruce Harding, multicultural speaker Robyn Afrik, and Matthew Soerens, training specialist for World Relief.

“Whatever your language is, God speaks it,” Livermore said during his presentation. “How do I get to experience the wonder of who Jesus is? By seeing a fuller picture of him.”

The next Multicultural Ministries Conference will be held in 2015.

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