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I'm a graduate of MIT where I studied Computer Science and Theater. I'm currently employed at Oracle on the Oracle Social Network Web Client Team. I am loving my first job!

I was raised Christian, going to Methodist, Catholic and finally multi-denominational churches in my elementary through high school years. I consider myself a Christ-follower rather than a Christian, because, although I attend church regularly, I think it is important to question what you're taught and not accept something just because a leader/parent/whatever tells you it is so.

I don't consider myself an expert, but I am an avid learner and strive to know God's direction for His children, and specifically myself, in all things.


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comment What is the Christian perspective on survival needs not met?
@GregMcNulty It does apply to you, if you are a Christian. Because worrying is not of God. Should we pretend we don't have those needs? No. But we shouldn't obsess over them either. God will provide if that is His will, but sometimes it's not. Sometimes we need to suffer to bring us closer to Him. And sometimes, He puts opportunities in our lives, or the lives of others, for those needs to be met but through our free will it doesn't happen. There are not easy answers.
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comment What is the Christian perspective on survival needs not met?
@GregMcNulty just because we don't like the answer, doesn't mean it's not the right answer. God's purpose is for our spirits, not our bodies, and as Affable Geek said, this can be accomplished through what humans see as good and bad. There are many Biblical references to the suffering that Christians should expect to endure.
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comment Why should a sinner suffer forever in hell fire?
Randy, I think your answer speaks more to what will happen during the Tribulation rather than what all sinners experience in Hell. I was going to write basically what Ben said, so upvote for him. :)
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