Julio had been around the drug trade from the time he was a small boy. By age 11, he was something of a mascot for his gang, dressing extravagantly and swearing for the amusement of the older boys.

Julio attended a showing of the film, En Tus Manos, which chronicles the story of a Latin boy pressured into the gang life and showing how faith in Christ can rescue and bring hope.  When Julio saw the film, it spoke directly to his heart! He realized that he could easily be at the same crossroads as the boy in the film: forced to choose whether to murder for his gang or become a target himself.

He made the decision to commit his life to Christ and is faithful at his church!

Watch Julio’s story here

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