September 2021 Welcome to This IssueWalter F. GonzálezRespect for All of God’s ChildrenAn introduction to the current issue of the magazine, emphasizing the theme of the respecting all of God’s children. The Church Is HereAsunción, ParaguayAn overview of Church growth in Paraguay. Hear HimPoster with image of Christ and a scripture. Gerrit W. GongBring Forth ZionElder Gong teaches how we can strengthen the Church and build Zion wherever we are. Gospel BasicsGeneral Conference: A Worldwide Church MeetingFundamental overview of general conference. Latter-day Saint Voices Carlos Marx Barbosa GuzmánMy Client or My Calling?As I tried to fulfill my priesthood responsibilities, the Lord showed me that He was aware of my financial situation. Chelsey Bressler BeesleyLight to Protect UsThe driver never got out of his truck, but I knew that he had come to protect us. Ailin Chacón Sanchez de BalmacedaHelp from the Other Side of the VeilAs I lay in pain in the hospital, I felt alone until I remembered my beloved ancestors. For ParentsTeaching about Keeping Covenants and Building ZionIdeas for how parents can use the Church magazines in teaching their children. Ministering PrinciplesHelping Others Prepare for Unexpected NeedsAs ministering brothers and sisters, we can help our brothers and sisters prepare for an uncertain world. Joseph G. RichardsonKnowing the Tactics of Our EnemyMilitary service taught me how a knowledge of Satan’s tactics can give me strength in the battles that lie ahead. Early Women of the RestorationMatthew C. GodfreyCaroline Was Willing to ShareA highlight from the life of Caroline Tippets. Come, Follow Me What Blessings Do the Pure in Heart Receive?Help for your study of Doctrine and Covenants 94–97 The Parable of the Nobleman: A Lesson in ObedienceHelp for your study of Doctrine and Covenants 101 Zion’s Camp—Preparing to Serve the LordHelp for your study of Doctrine and Covenants 102–105 The Blessings of the PriesthoodHelp for your study of Doctrine and Covenants 107 Randy D. FunkCovenants, Ordinances, and BlessingsElder Funk teaches how covenants and ordinances prepare us to receive promised blessings. Aging FaithfullyRichard M. RomneyMy Faithful CounselorA man shows faith as he accepts the calling to serve as a counselor in the bishopric at age 76. Overcoming Racism and Prejudice: We Can Build Bridges Overcoming Racism and Prejudice: We Can Build BridgesHow to lead out in abandoning prejudice and promoting respect. Sónia N.Jesus Christ Knows the Pain We Feel from PrejudiceA quest to see people as the Saviour would see them. How Can I Help Overcome Prejudice?Six ways we can abandon prejudice and promote respect. Digital OnlyWe Are Family: A Discussion on Overcoming Prejudice with Elder Jack N. Gerard and the Reverend Amos C. BrownA discussion on overcoming prejudice between Elder Jack N. Gerard of the Seventy and the Reverend Amos C. Brown. Digital OnlyAlissia H.We Are Better TogetherA Black member of the Church shares how we can find strength in embracing one another’s differences. Digital OnlyGabriel R.Facing Prejudice in the WorkplaceA man from Mexico shares how he experienced prejudice and was refused a job as a member of the Church. Digital OnlyMiyuki Y.Finding Belonging in ChristA mother in Japan shares how her ward welcomed her family after years of prejudice because of her children’s autism and ADHD. Digital Only Portraits of FaithChristie JamisonWe’re Not Afraid AnymoreA mother shares how her son’s struggle with cancer led their family to the Church. Early Women of the RestorationMatthew C. GodfreyCaroline Tippets: A Quiet ContributionCaroline Tippets answered the Prophet Joseph Smith’s call and helped build up the Church in its early days. Bradley R. WilcoxGet in the Lifeboat: Finding Safety in the ChurchBrother Wilcox teaches that our belief in God, participation in organized religion, and faith in Jesus Christ can provide safety. Rebecca CowleyReturning Home Early—What I Learned from Zion’s CampA member shares how learning about Zion’s Camp helped shift her perspective regarding some personal trials. Ciara BarkerBlessed by the Emotional Resilience CourseA young adult shares how the Church’s emotional resilience course blessed and changed her life. Young Adults Emily AbelDiscerning the Good in OurselvesFour ways the gift of discernment can show you the good in yourself. More for You in YA Weekly!A description of other digital articles included this month for young adults. Digital Only: Young Adults Emily NielsenOur Differences Don’t Have to Divide UsA young adult shares how she was able to maintain a friendship despite differing beliefs. Finding Help for Mental Health StrugglesA young adult from Japan shares how she was able to see the Lord’s hand in her life through her mental health struggles. Emily Abel and Chelsea KernHow and When Should You Defend Your Beliefs on Social Media?Young adults offer tips on sharing the light of the Savior on social media. Maryssa DennisThe Key to Navigating ConflictA young adult shares an experience where she learned about resolving conflict and being a peacemaker. Hailey WagnerAn Unexpected Prompting Taught Me about the Gift of DiscernmentA young adult shares how an unexpected prompting taught her about the gift of discernment. Nathan AcreeHow to Disagree without Being DisagreeableA psychotherapist shares how we can learn to disagree without contention. Living Church, Living ProphetsExamples of inspired direction given by Presidents of the Church. Africa Central Local Pages What Does it Mean to Love God with All Your Heart? Demonstrating Our Love for the Lord through Service Frederick M. Kamya Gaëtan Kelounou Alfred Kyungu Scripture Study and My Thoughts of Thieves Protected for a Purpose: War, Divine Intervention and Becoming an Instrument in the Lord’s Hands Only Online Africa South Local Pages The Mountains in Our Lives Christoffel Golden How Losing My Mother to COVID Helped Increase My Faith Scripture Study and My Thoughts of Thieves My Covenant Path Only Online Africa West Local Pages The Parable of the Wild Duck Strengthening Families Conference Provides Hope and Opportunity for the Rising Generation Australia Local Pages Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ A Life for Good: The Influence of a Righteous Mother The Two Judges Two Generations of Missionary Service for Two Fijian Families Caribbean Local Pages Preparedness: Line upon Line, Precept upon Precept She Was Baptized in the Middle of the Pandemic Garden Blessings The Emergency Backpack, Protection of the Lord An Example to My Sisters and Daughters New Zealand Local Pages Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ The Two Judges A Life for Good: The Influence of a Righteous Mother Two Generations of Missionary Service for Two Fijian Families United Kingdom/Ireland Local Pages A Mark of The True Believer The Patriarchal Mission of James H. Wallis Principles Give Me Place and Purpose Choosing Mission over Music Finding an Improved Part of Myself Fulfilling the Lord’s Intention Peace and Happiness Real Questions “And Ye Will Not Suffer Your Children That They Go Hungry” United States and Canada Section In the NewsA highlight from the ministry of one of our Church leaders. We Are Family: A Discussion on Overcoming Prejudice with Elder Jack N. Gerard and the Reverend Amos C. BrownElder Jack N. Gerard and the Reverend Amos C. Brown discuss ways that people of different backgrounds, faiths, and races can work together to overcome prejudice. Gospel TopicsRacial and Cultural PrejudiceA Gospel Topics entry on prejudice from the Church website. Aubrey Parry and Richard M. RomneySupport for Those Who Serve in the MilitaryDescribes the various resources, including military relations missionaries, available to help strengthen Latter-day Saints serving in the military. Bethany ParkHow My Ward Ministered to Me after My DivorceA divorced mother tells how members of her ward ministered to her family, helping her to feel the Savior’s love. Quentin L. CookThree Principles of ProtectionElder Cook teaches that building Zion, being a light, and focusing on the temple can provide protection.