“Contents,” Ensign, May 2005, 1 Ensign May 2005 Volume 35, Number 5 Contents Conference Summary for the 175th Annual General Conference Saturday Morning Session Opening Remarks President Gordon B. Hinckley The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ—Plain and Precious Things President Boyd K. Packer A Still, Small Voice and a Throbbing Heart Bishop Richard C. Edgley All Thy Children Shall Be Taught Coleen K. Menlove Now Is the Time to Prepare Elder Russell M. Nelson Constant Truths for Changing Times President Thomas S. Monson Saturday Afternoon Session The Sustaining of Church Officers President Thomas S. Monson Church Auditing Department Report, 2004 Robert W. Cantwell Statistical Report, 2004 F. Michael Watson The Virtue of Kindness Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin The Power of Preach My Gospel Elder Richard G. Scott The Worth of Souls Elder Harold G. Hillam Tithing—a Commandment Even for the Destitute Elder Lynn G. Robbins The Fruits of the First Vision Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf Couple Missionaries: Blessings from Sacrifice and Service Elder Robert D. Hales Priesthood Session Our Most Distinguishing Feature Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Beware of the Evil behind the Smiling Eyes Elder Neil L. Andersen Who’s on the Lord’s Side? Who? Elder Robert C. Oaks Perseverance President James E. Faust The Sacred Call of Service President Thomas S. Monson Gambling President Gordon B. Hinckley Sunday Morning Session Standing in Holy Places President James E. Faust One More Elder M. Russell Ballard Faith Is the Answer Elder David E. Sorensen What Greater Goodness Can We Know: Christlike Friends Kathleen H. Hughes Hearts Bound Together Elder Henry B. Eyring The Great Things Which God Has Revealed President Gordon B. Hinckley Sunday Afternoon Session What Seek Ye? Elder L. Tom Perry Pornography Elder Dallin H. Oaks Strengthen Thy Brethren Elder Robert J. Whetten Be of Good Cheer and Faithful in Adversity Elder Adhemar Damiani Appreciating the Counsel of Those Who Are Bowed in Years Elder Stephen B. Oveson The Tender Mercies of the Lord Elder David A. Bednar Closing Remarks President Gordon B. Hinckley General Young Women Meeting Glad Tidings from Cumorah Susan W. Tanner A Work for Me to Do Julie B. Beck He Knows You by Name Elaine S. Dalton Be Thou an Example President Thomas S. Monson General Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints They Spoke to Us: Making Conference Part of Our Lives Teachings for Our Time Aaronic Priesthood and Young Women Resource Guides General Auxiliary Presidencies News of the Church Imageillustration On the cover: The Church of Jesus Christ Is Organized, 1830, by Joseph Brickey, may not be copied. Imageillustration Inside front cover: The First Presidency. A new portrait of President Gordon B. Hinckley (center); President Thomas S. Monson (left), First Counselor; and President James E. Faust (right), Second Counselor, marks the 10th anniversary of their service together in the First Presidency. They were set apart on March 12, 1995. Imageillustration Inside back cover: Maid of Iowa, by Joseph Brickey. The Prophet Joseph Smith welcomes British converts who traveled the Mississippi River from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Nauvoo, Illinois, aboard a steamboat named Maid of Iowa. Captained by an energetic Latter-day Saint Welshman, Dan Jones, Maid of Iowa served the Saints between 1842 and 1845. Imageillustration Conference photography: Scenes of general conference in Salt Lake City were taken by Craig Dimond, Welden C. Andersen, John Luke, Matthew Reier, Christina Smith, Kelly Larsen, Tamra H. Ratieta, Scott Davis, Les Nilsson, and Robert Payne; in Belgium by Alexander Stroobants; in Korea by Lee MinHee; in Mexico by Sergio Maldonado; in New Zealand by Richard Stephens; in the Philippines by Jaime N. Rivera; and in Spain by Sergio Díez.