A Cup of Hot Chocolate

One of the children at the outreach that day

“Suppose you see a brother or sister who has no food or clothing, and you say, ‘Good-bye and have a good day; stay warm and eat well’—but then you don’t give that person any food or clothing. What good does that do? So you see, faith by itself isn’t enough. Unless it produces good deeds, it is dead and useless” (James 2:15-17, NLT).

The holidays have passed. The New Year is well under way. But I keep thinking about a woman who came to our Christmas outreach. Mind you, it was a children’s outreach. But she had heard there would be hot chocolate. I know, it may surprise you. But here in the Amazon Jungle where we are nearly always enjoying weather in the 80s, the people absolutely love hot chocolate. No snow necessary to put them in the mood for it. (Which is good because it’s never going to snow here in the tropics!)

The thing about it, though, is, that Continue reading A Cup of Hot Chocolate