Damaris said: “I have never before in my life have done this – talking to strangers about God..."
Enrique's life had been a total mess, where he had been involved in crime and drugs. However, he had met Jesus, and this relationship totally changed his life.
"I was at home, doing nothing special, when I felt that I wanted to eat ice cream...one of the girls started explaining the drama and started talking about a life with Jesus and I knew that you were doing something with a purpose."
“Being in DRIME has given me more confidence in talking with people at my university. I don’t feel scared to talk about Jesus with my classmates anymore.”
She received Jesus in her life that day, and I know that he will heal her from all of the hurt that she has gone through, and will continue to comfort her.
He said to me, “Jesus is not my friend.” I asked him, “Do you want Jesus to be your friend?”
I didn’t know how to say it to her, but I told her that I saw a deep hurt in her eyes, and also hatred from the many times she had been hurt by others.
Marlene started to share her experiences of how God had helped her accept herself and build a healthy self-esteem. One of the woman cried out and started sharing about all the miserable things she had gone through in her short life already: how people in her family and her former church had hurt her so badly.
On October 30th, DRIME San Diego was part of an outreach event in Tijuana, Mexico put on by a network of churches and ministries in Tijuana. It consisted of carnival game activities for the kids, free lunch, doctors and dentists providing free care, music, drama, preaching and giving away bags of food.