During our church's worship service, the pastor invites all the young children
to join him near the altar for the "Children's Moments Sermon." One day, with
seven small children in attendance, he spoke about the ingredients required to
make up a church, using a chocolate-chip cookie as an example.
He explained to the children that, as with a cookie requiring ingredients such
as sugar and eggs, the church needed ingredients to make up the congregation.
Holding a cookie aloft, he asked, "If I took the chocolate chips out of this
cookie, what would I have?"
A shy six-year-old raised his hand. "Six less grams of fat," he replied.