Throughout the conversation John shared that he had been a Christian for a long time, but had left church for a few years as he considered God had forsaken him. He felt that God didn’t answer his prayers on family issues, and as a result of hard things in his life, he suffered from depression.
“Although you are yet to accept the Lord at this moment, whenever you encounter hardships or sadness in your life someday, try praying 'in the name of Jesus Christ,' for the Lord will definitely Listen and Help.”
Maggie shared with our team member that before she turned to Christ, her life used to be similar to this character: she took drugs, was involved in triad activities, and she even attempted suicide once before turning to Christ.
A street cleaner named Cindy came across our DRIME team as we were performing dramas. She said she saw our team at this same location in August 2014. The dramas had caught her eye then but she had been too busy to stop. Today she decided to stop so she could watch more of our dramas.
I was barely five steps out of a drama when she rushed in front of me. “How do you know it’s real?” asked a frustrated looking woman who had been watching the dramas for quite some time.
As I’m looking back to these two weeks of my life and recalling my teammates perform dramas and talk to people on the streets, I learned that we all have a choice everyday to do things that will remain for eternity and those that have no impact on eternity. I have tasted the joy in seeking God’s kingdom and knowing that He takes care of the rest.
We gave her a little booklet that shared the Gospel in both English and Chinese. She began reading and didn’t take her eyes off of it the rest of the time that we sat with her.
7 people from across Canada came together in one place for a weekend of of fun, learning, games, and get-to-know-you activities. Sound like camp? You're right - camp for grown-ups, and specifically, camp for DRIME leaders.
"In the dramas, when I look at Jesus, it helps me understand more about Christ. When doing the dramas, it helps me to understood the real story of the gospel that is more clear than when I just read my Bible."
At the end of our conversation he said, "Before today, I didn’t think God still cared for me – but now I know He does."