The Dream Center
Founded in 1994, the Dream Center is a volunteer-driven organization that finds and fills the needs of over 40,000 individuals and families each month. The Dream Center’s purpose is to reconnect isolated people to God and a community of support by providing human services that address immediate and long-term needs in the areas of homelessness, hunger, poverty, addiction, education, and human trafficking.
Hosted by the Los Angeles Dream Center’s co-founder Pastor Matthew Barnett, “The Dream Center” offers an inside look at the incredible work God is doing in inner-city Los Angeles through the Dream Center, “the church that never sleeps”. The 400,000 sq. ft. Dream Center campus is a beacon of hope to the community, serving over 40,000 people a month and restoring the lives of those struggling with life-controlling issues. Watch the Dream Center come to life with testimonies and inspirational messages from the men, women, and families living at the Dream Center whose lives have been redeemed by God.
Watch as Camille faces the excruciating pain of her past and finds forgiveness through the understanding of God’s unconditional love and grace.
Overcome by a lifetime of disappointments, Sarah entered the Dream Center a broken woman, held back by her pain and anger. Find out how Sarah found restoration by putting her trust in our unfailing God.
Abused in foster care and looking to addiction to fill the void, Martin’s life was out of control – but check out how God transforms him as he learns to fill that void with the love of Christ.
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See how Ryan, Olympic marathoner, and Jarrett, personal trainer, overcome failure and find their God-given calling by wholeheartedly putting their faith in God and persevering through the hard times.
For her whole life, Monek was left to fend for herself, which forced her to go to extreme measures to take care of herself and her family. Listen in as Monek shares how she is establishing her foundation in Christ and learning to trust God to provide for her family.
Do you know what it’s like to feel like you’re not good enough, or your life has no purpose? That was Devin’s reality for so long – but watch as he allows God to come in and instill confidence, passion, and purpose through the truth of God’s word.
Living a violent gang lifestyle, Pavel was lost in substance abuse, brutality, and anger. Now, hear Pavel recount his story from a place of peace, grateful to God for His unconditional love and the opportunity to help people through his position as an EMT.
Abandoned as a baby and left in a dumpster, Tuyen grew up to be a broken and bitter man, looking for affirmation in all the wrong places – but tune in as he shares his story of finding his place in the family of God.
As an adopted child, Natasha never felt like she belonged, which led her to look for affection and acceptance in dangerous relationships. Watch to see how Natasha learns about forgiveness and the restoring love of God.
On the brink of divorce and trapped in a vicious cycle of addiction, Xochitl just couldn’t seem to pull herself out of her self-destructive lifestyle. Now, see how Xochitl has found freedom at the Dream Center, transforming into the wife, mother, and woman of God she was destined to be.
After losing his best friend and being medically discharged from the military, Keith suffered from severe PTSD, and the anxiety eventually landed him in prison. Find out how God is using the Dream Center to offer healing and peace of mind as he reintegrates back into society.