“Contents,” Ensign, July 1987, 1Special Issue:150 Years of the Church in the British IslesEnsignJuly 1987Volume 17 Number 7ContentsSpecial FeaturesFirst Presidency Message: Taking the Gospel to Britain: A Declaration of Vision, Faith, Courage, and TruthPresident Gordon B. HinckleyMissionary JournalPresident Ezra Taft Benson, President Gordon B. Hinckley, Elder Marvin J. Ashton, Elder David B. Haight, Elder M. Russell BallardThe Church Today in the British Isles: An Interview with the Europe Area PresidencyNames and Places: Locales of British LDS InterestJames R. and LaVelle R. MossStatistical ProfileGeorge K. Merritt and Richard Jensen“A Great Work Done in That Land”Ronald K. EsplinBreakthrough in BritainElder Derek A. CuthbertTruth Prevailing: The Significance of the Nineteenth-Century LDS Experience in BritainDouglas F. ToblerThen and Now: A Look at the British IslesGiles H. Florence Jr.“This is the Truth, and We Will Not Turn Back”Anne PerryA Friendly LibraryLaura Lee SmithIs the LDS View of God Consistent with the Bible?William O. NelsonLooking beyond the Mark: Why Many Did Not Accept the MessiahRobert L. MilletThe Faith to MarryPaul R. WarnerRegular FeaturesHome Evenings: A Walk through the NeighborhoodAnita ThompsonThe Visiting Teacher: Using Our Finances and Resources WiselyI Have a Question: The Creeds of MenHoyt W. Brewster Jr.Random SamplerWatch That Potato Salad!Jr. JournalsNews of the ChurchOn the cover: Photography by John Phillipson and FPG International/Edmund Nagele FRPS. Front cover: (left) John and Wendy Phillipson and their children in family home evening; (upper right) the London Temple; (lower right) John Dale, standing, librarian at the Billingham stake genealogical library, and assistant librarian Allen Carun. Back cover: (left) an Institute class in the Billingham stake; (upper right) Caroline and Stephen Tate, holding Leanne, arrive at the Redcar Branch, Billingham stake; (lower right) staff at the Church area welfare farm in Kington, Worcestershire—Martin Wiles, left, David Morris, and Andrew Perry, farm manager.Inside front cover: The Apia Samoa Temple, photography by Wm. Floyd Holdman. President Spencer W. Kimball broke ground for the Apia Samoa Temple 19 February 1981, assisted by the head of state, Mali Tanumafil II. Nearly 4,000 people attended, and President Kimball described the event as “a happy day for us all.”Inside back cover: “Teach the Children of Men by the Power of My Spirit,” by Greg K. Olsen, 36″ by 62″, oil, 1986. Courtesy of LDS General Sunday School Presidency.