“Contents,” Friend, Jan. 2012, 1 The Friend A children’s magazine published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stories and Features IFC Friends by Mail 2 Come Listen to a Prophet’s Voice Going on an Errand for the Lord President Thomas S. Monson 4 Fiction or Nonfiction? 6 Bright Idea 8 Trust and the Truth 10 Friend to Friend He Is There Sister Rosemary M. Wixom 12 Bulletin Board 14 Stories of Jesus The Book of Mormon Teaches of Jesus Christ 16 Chocolate Cake 18 Making Friends across the Pacific 20 Stones, Arrows, and Snowballs 23 Friends in the News 24 Book of Mormon Feast Reading Chart 28 Remembering to Pray 30 Trying to Be Like Jesus 36 Helping Like Jesus 38 Our Creative Friends 40 Bringing Primary Home Agency Is the Gift to Choose for Ourselves 42 Matt and Mandy 48 Guide to the Friend 49 Conference News For Little Friends 32 The Right Dress 34 I Can Be a Missionary Now! For Older Kids 44 Beeline to the Truth 46 What Is Repentance? 47 Special Witness Elder M. Russell Ballard Music 7 As a Child of God Things to Make and Do 11 Funstuf: Word Scramble 19 Kitchen Crafts: CTR Pretzels 22 Coloring Page 27 Funstuf: Pinewood Derby Hidden Pictures 43 Funstuf: Studying the Scriptures Cover by Jennifer Tolman Hidden CTR Ring Clue: Can you be trusted? See the Guide to the Friend on page 48 for family home evening ideas. I Can Play It! Learn to play the Primary song “As a Child of God” on page 7.