Balancing It All
Watch the interview at the end of Denny’s post about actress Candace Cameron Bure’s practice of a complementarian (translation: “Ephesians 5″) marriage.

Why Good Works Are Necessary for the Christian
The Puritan Anthony Burgess argued that while good works should never be construed as meritorious for our justification, they were still necessary as our duty on the way to final salvation, and gave 13 reasons why.

50 Countries Where It’s Hardest To Be A Christian
“The top 10 nations where Christians faced the most pressure and violence, were North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Maldives, Pakistan, Iran. and Yemen. While North Korea has topped the list for 12 straight years, this is the first time that a sub-Saharan African country took the No. 2 slot.”

5 Ways to Pray for Your Pastor in 2014
Nick Batzig: “Pastors need the saints’ prayers because they are ever the object of the flaming arrows of the evil one. In addition, the world is eager to run them over at any opportunity. As one of my seminary professors so illustratively put it, ‘Ministers have a bull’s eye on their back and footprints up their chest.’”

8 Mind-blowing Images of the Brain at Work
A photo-sermon on Psalm 139v14: “I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.”

14 Sentences That Brought Joy to Pastors
Thom Rainer asked several pastors to recall something very positive said to them by church members and then collated the answers.