The Other Side 3 We are expected to go through life with friends who look like us. Being close with people who do not look like you is unusual in our culture, and the church tends to perpetuate this pattern. However, God’s Kingdom is comprised of people from all kinds of backgrounds that don’t look like our own. The question we all face is, “what will we do about it?” Sandra Mayes Unger, TRIBE: Why Do Our Friends Look Like Us Over the last few weeks, we’ve been challenged by how we love people who are not like us. In this, we’re exploring the risks it takes to head outside of what we’re used to, but also the fruit that doing this produces.