dream center students
This program all started with a few street kids hanging around outside our La Mesa building. We invited them in to kick a soccer ball, and it exploded from there. We currently have twenty young men ages 12-15 on our soccer team. But we knew from the very beginning that this was going to be about so much more than kicking a soccer ball. Five days a week, we have an after school program for a few hours a day where they come for a devotional time led by Daniella, homework help, and practice on Tuesdays and Fridays. They originally came for the soccer, but they keep coming for the relationship they have made with the Americans who come on trips, with the coaches, and eagerness to learn about Jesus. They are learning how to be young men of character who can and will be so much more than the world around them convinces them they have to be.