To lean continually upon the crutch of foreign resources and thus comprise God’s best version of themselves is not a viable option.
Dr. Chris Little summarizes inherited psychological dependence:
Dignity develops healthy mindsets: a wholesome Christ-identity, indigenous-identity, and sense of local-responsibility, local-ownership, and local-determination.
Sustainability creates healthy conditions: reproducibility, scalability, mobilization of local resources, etc.
Multiplication is the healthy outcome: disciples, churches, and leaders multiplying themselves and their efforts in their communities and beyond their borders.
Neil Cole paints a picture of indigenous health: