Chad Johnson gives a powerful challenge about how we view the materially poor in Rethink Missions. He writes, “Mindsets and action are directly correlated. How we perceive a situation directly affects how we react. This is human nature. Whether we view people in poverty as weak, unimaginative, destitute, and uneducated or as smart, capable, innovative, and potential-laden will elicit extremely different responses. The first view will produce shortsighted reactions – We’ll take control and react out of our perception of the needs. The second view will produce collaboration – We’ll come alongside, partner, create shared value, and promote opportunity.” We at For The Love strive to view the immense value each person is intrinsically created with and have seen the Lord open our hearts.