“Contents,” Ensign, Aug. 1981EnsignAugust 1981Volume 11 Number 8ContentsSpecial FeaturesFirst Presidency Message: Trusting the Lord’s PromisePresident N. Eldon Tanner“We Hope They Call Us on a Mission!”Elder Jacob de JagerCouples to GoElder Vaughn J. FeatherstoneThe Christ-Centered LifeElder Neal A. Maxwell“No Respecter of Persons”David Hanna and Steven OstlerKeeping the Marriage CovenantDiscovering My IcelandersClark T. ThorstensonFamily Fun—on a ShoestringMiles BachmanSteinway in the StairwayClayne Robison“I Have Work Enough to Do” (Don’t I?)Karen LynnCommunity Service: It Comes NaturallyPatricia Van De GraaffWe Adopted Some GrandparentsBrent D. CooperThe Unlikely Daniel Webster Jones: First Spanish Translations from the Book of MormonJack McAllisterSeason the Questions, Serve Them with StyleDianne Dibb ForbisMeeting My Students … on Their Own GroundMarjorie P. EricksenKinderhook Plates Brought to Joseph Smith Appear to Be a Nineteenth-Century HoaxStanley B. KimballRegular FeaturesPoetryAn Act of Love Evelyn RichwineThe Might-Have-Been Convert Gail ChristensenAt a Roadside Table Alda L. BrownMissionary Donnell HunterI Have a QuestionGoldie DespainErmel J. MortonNorman E. WrightSharingRandom SamplerFiction: NeighborsDiane A. GordonSpeaking Today: The Mission of ElijahElder Mark E. PetersenNews of the ChurchOn the cover: Photography by Elder Kirk Buttle, David Sharples, Cleve Friedman, and Elder Stanley P. Moyle. See page 6 for more on missionary couples. Front cover: Elder Kenneth and Sister Ronda A. Koch of Sandy, Utah, enjoy their mission in Saint Augustine, Florida. Back cover: top, Elder Frank C. Beal, Jr., and his wife, Vivian, of Santa Monica, California, find visual aids appealing to seminary students in Piapot Branch, Fort Qu’Appelle Saskatchewan District. Lower left, Elder J. Gerald and Sister Lisbeth G. Snow of Lethbridge, Alberta, temple officiators serving in the Washington Temple. Lower right, Elder Glen and Sister Fern H. Murdock of West Jordan, Utah, stroll home from church on a rainy Sunday in their Kentucky Louisville Mission.Inside front cover: Miracle of the Gulls, by Minerva Teichert, 40″ by 46″, oil on canvas. Located in the Church Historical Department.Inside back cover: West Face of Mt. Timpanogos, by Al Rounds, 19″ by 28″, watercolor. Located in the Church Historical Department.