Before the COVID-19 pandemic, a night of fruitful ministry for DRIME used to include embraces, heads bowed together in prayer, and dozens of people gathered to watch the gospel story unfold through choreographed street drama. No longer able to meet in public spaces, DRIME began to share performances and stories on social platforms, garnering widespread [...]
https://youtu.be/XOaIYv3WjTQ Guillermo and Tanja are long-time DRIME leaders in Paraguay. Today, they tell us of not only how God is changing lives in Paraguay, but how DRIME played a key role in their love story. Transcript: Guillermo: I want to be in the video too. Tanja: This is Paraguayan tea called [...]
https://youtu.be/Z7mUw7lxUIk?list=PLJ6_yxZ91Qwb924axsXkJIoc25QwbCJnz We get to interview Deni and Maura this month on their stories with DRIME! Over the course of this year, we'll be sharing stories and videos every month, having "the sweetest streets ever" event, fundraising for our teams around the world, and ending off with a benefit concert next fall. [...]
Story by Damaris, DRIME Colima leader (Mexico) I had the opportunity to talk with a 17 year-old boy named Jaime* that I encountered sitting on one of the benches in the garden who was observing the dramas. After a few minutes, I approached her and greeted her. I asked her what she thought of the [...]
As one of the newer faces on the staff team, Johannes Bleeker (DRIME Latin America Regional Director) might be unfamiliar to some of the DRIME world. This isn’t the case in Paraguay, where Johannes and his wife Gabi have been known as parents to the DRIME Paraguay teams for many years. But this almost didn’t [...]
Story by Lidia O. | DRIME Asunción member (Paraguay) I talked with a girl named Ana. She sat near the place where we presented, but when I asked her if she understood the dramas, she answered that she hadn’t paid any attention to what we were doing. She then asked me what church we [...]
A lot of meaningful moments happened at our Regional Summits this year. Click on the links below to see stories, photos and a video about our three first-ever Regional Summits in early 2018. Impact Report: DRIME Regional Summits 2018 Report Thank You Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Na0I_qb7TY Photo Albums Canada & Asia Summit Latin [...]
Written by Beth Brown (DRIME Staff Member) I first visited the DRIME Paraguay team in November 2011 [editor's note: pictured], about a year after they had formally launched. The team was small but strong, and had four amazing leaders. I was most impressed by the fact that they sacrificed so much to be a part [...]
'I saw a boy around 12-years-old sitting after a time of ministry, and he looked thoughtful. I approached and began to talk to him. He had not watched all the dramas, but he was curious to know what they were about. He was very open to listen and I was able to talk to him about creation, sin, fall, and new life in Christ. At the end of the conversation, he decided to give his life to Jesus and seek contact with a Gramado church. (It has not happened yet but we are following up.)'
At the end of the second day, the students presented these three dramas to officials and college professors. Many of them were moved to see students performing. The Secretary said, "I cried, it was so beautiful! I had never seen anything like this, and to see our students doing it after only two days...I can't believe they learned it all!"