February 2022 Welcome to This IssueDavid SchrammBecoming Better without Becoming BitterAn introduction to the current issue of the magazine, emphasizing the themes of adversity, covenants, and hope. The Church Is HereCape Coast, GhanaA description of Church growth in Ghana. Neil L. AndersenBecoming a Covenant Person among a Covenant PeopleElder Neil L. Andersen describes meeting a family in France years ago; the father did not accept the gospel, but his children did and remained faithful. Gospel BasicsCovenants Connect Us with GodWhat are covenants? When do we make covenants? Latter-day Saint Voices Desiane Nelo Massache“Can I Help You?”When I heard the voice, I remembered that I had recently received the gift of the Holy Ghost. Steven A. PayneI Kept TryingSomeone I had encouraged and strengthened was now encouraging and strengthening me. David SchrammBecoming Better after Experiencing the BitterThe author, a professor of human development, shares four phrases that have helped people during trials. Ministering PrinciplesSimple Service Can Be MeaningfulEven if you think your service is small, it helps. Stories from Saints, Volume 3Keeping the Faith during the WarAfter the branch is closed in Cheltenham, England, because of World War II, a sister finds a way to help members partake of the sacrament. Portraits of FaithSashika Baunchand, Louisiana, USAWhile working as a radio DJ, I realized I needed to choose between that life and the gospel. Young Adults Mindy SeluThe Lord’s Charge to “Seek Learning”Education is important to one’s future and is a commandment from God. YA Weekly staffReaching Your Potential through EducationA young adult from Papua New Guinea shares how education helps us reach our potential. Digital Only: Young Adults Breanne Su’aHow BYU–Pathway Helped These Young Adults Increase Their FaithThree stories of students who increased their faith through education and the BYU–Pathway Worldwide program. Catherine Tau’ahoI Thought I Didn’t Need Institute, but It Changed Everything for MeA young adult shares how attending institute has blessed her life. Chakell Wardleigh HerbertHow the Temple Can Be a “House of Learning” for YouA young adult shares how the temple can be a house of learning for each of us. Eva WitesmanThe Value of Your Education as a Daughter of GodA BYU professor shares about the importance of women gaining an education. Stephen HancockFeel Like You’re Not Smart Enough for School? Read These 5 TipsA professor at BYU–Hawaii discusses what it means to succeed as a student. Come, Follow Me Shareable ScripturesPicture quotes with scriptures from this month’s Come, Follow Me readings from the Old Testament. SinglesLori NewboldLiving “as Though” God’s Promises Have Been FulfilledI’m learning that God keeps His promises. Aging FaithfullyDon L. SearleFlood WarningGrandparents, here are some ways to help your grandchildren stay away from the flood of filth. For ParentsTeaching about God’s PromisesSuggestions for how parents can use the contents of the February Church magazines to teach their children. Come, Follow Me Adeyinka A. OjediranSacrifice, a Fruit of RighteousnessThese are some ways we can make righteous sacrifices today. Noah’s ArkHelp for your study of the books of Genesis and Moses. The Abrahamic CovenantHelp for your study of the books of Genesis and Abraham. Old Testament SymbolsHelp for your study of the book of Genesis. Digital Only Camille N. JohnsonPracticing PerfectionPresident Johnson teaches that the Savior, whose grace makes eternal perfection possible, gives us opportunities to practice perfection in this life. Portraits of FaithSashika BaunchandMinistering Brought Me BackA member shares how coming back to church helped her realize what is truly important in life. Richard M. RomneyPatriarchal Blessings—Insights from Prophets and PatriarchsA look at the purposes and promises of patriarchal blessings. Latter-day DadsDavid DicksonOf Cakes and ChaosA man shares lessons he’s learned about fatherhood. Jennifer Doty and Jessica PetersonHelping Children and Youth Develop a Growth MindsetA certified family life educator and licensed independent clinical social worker share tips for helping children and youth learn to grow while being flexible enough to learn from failure. Chakell Wardleigh HerbertWhat Does It Mean to Be a Covenant People?How understanding what it means to be a covenant people can bless our lives. Old Testament ArtRebekah Greeting Abraham’s Servant Africa Central Local Pages Share the Gospel The Worth of a Soul Share the Light “Whom the Lord Calls, the Lord Qualifies” February 1998: A Prophetic Promise of a Temple Primary Africa South Local Pages Fishers of Men Share the Gospel Help Ancestors Receive Sacred Ordinances “Whom the Lord Calls, the Lord Qualifies” February 2000: The Book of Mormon Published in Malagasy Primary Africa West Local Pages The Sabbath and the Sacrament Tesano Stake Youth in Accra, Ghana: Start Right, Stay Right, End Right! The Joy over One Soul Faith through Trials Australia Local Pages Glory Be to the Almighty How Seminary Helps Me Succeed at School Latter-day Saint Charities Partners with ADRA and Save the Children Fiji to Help Families Hit Hard by Pandemic Church Partnerships Play Key Roles in New Zealand’s ‘Super Saturday’ Vaccination Drive Young Queensland Volunteers Make Light Work of Helping Others Caribbean Local Pages Come, Join the Ranks A Sunday Evening Tradition Senior Missionaries New Zealand Local Pages Glory Be to the Almighty How Seminary Helps Me Succeed at School Latter-day Saint Charities Partners with ADRA and Save the Children Fiji to Help Families Hit Hard by Pandemic Church Partnerships Play Key Roles in New Zealand’s ‘Super Saturday’ Vaccination Drive Young Queensland Volunteers Make Light Work of Helping Others United Kingdom/Ireland Local Pages One in Christ—Building Bridges Service Mission in the Frankfurt Area Office A New History Project for the British Isles O-level Music Failure Becomes Music Chair at Juilliard School Thank You NHS! Serving Others Is Fun The Poppy Project Extending Refugees the Hand of Friendship in St Albans Stake Shared Friendship and Poppy-Provisioning Experience United States and Canada Section Introduction to the United States and Canada SectionAn introduction to the February 2022 United States and Canada Section. Camille N. JohnsonPracticing PerfectionSister Johnson teaches that the Savior, whose grace makes eternal perfection possible, gives us opportunities to practice perfection in this life. Wendy Ulrich“Does My Child Need Counseling?”Here are some guidelines for deciding if mental health professionals might be helpful for a child’s emotional healing and growth. Stories from Saints, Volume 3Len and Mary Hope: Black Converts in the American SouthA young African American joins the Church in the southern United States in 1919 and is determined to remain a member even after threats from a mob of white men. Come, Follow Me Seeking the Blessings of the Patriarchal OrderPresents teachings from latter-day Church leaders about the patriarchal order of the priesthood. What Is RootsTech?Answers to questions about the RootsTech 2022 event.