You don’t have to look very far in this world to find need. It is true in each of our communities. It is particularly true for those who live in developing nations such as Honduras. It walks with you along the road. It clamors at your heels. It tugs on your sleeve and waits at your gate. God has enjoined us each to meet that need wherever He places us:
“Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you? “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” (Mt. 25:37-40)
From a personal perspective, it is a matter of obedience to the Lord’s calling for each involved in this work in Honduras. The various purposes are His own, not ours. Still a pattern to this calling has become clear. We are called to serve in our part of Honduras in ministries of faith (Heb.11:6), service (Mt. 25:40),and reconciliation (2 Cor. 5:18-20).
From a corporate perspective, the work of Loma de Luz, and the missionaries who do the work, collectively stand for something; a “light in this dark world, a city set on a hill that cannot be hidden.” (Mt. 5:14). La Loma de Luz