“Contents,” New Era, May 1994 New Era May 1994 Volume 24, Number 5 Contents The Message: Worthy to ServeElder Gene R. CookHere it is in detail—how and why to be mission worthy. How I Know: In the Right PlaceCandi ChandlerWhen searching for a testimony, it helps to know where to look. My Middle NameJared TrentI was embarrassed by that name until I realized what it really stood for. Measuring UpChris CroweBecome more Christlike. Pick the right standards to measure yourself against. Q&A: Questions and AnswersMy friend is decorating his room with pictures that are not very uplifting. How can I help him understand the bad influence these pictures can have? Mormonad: Choose Uplifting Music The Spirit of St. LouisChristie Giles and Richard M. RomneyYoung Latter-day Saints are flooding this city with the gospel message. We Needed HelpDouglas LudingtonFaith can move mountains—and prayer can help a horse. Every Way HeroesLarry A. HillerLDS teens in Manhattan find their heroes close to home. FYI: For Your Info In Memoriam: Quiet ExampleRemembering Elder Marvin J. Ashton Fiction: Balanced EquationEugene E. WoodburyHe needed help with English, she was struggling with algebra. They both learned something unexpected. Mormonisms My Very Senior CompanionRobert D. ArmstrongHe wasn’t just some old man. He became my friend, and a great example. Saved by the BeltAlanna Rhea ChoateThe gospel is like a seat belt: it will keep you safe if you use it. FeedbackLetters to the editors Poem: ConvertDiane Thompson Photo of the MonthNed James Cover: Bill Geffe picked up valuable missionary skills in St. Louis. Now he’s using them full-time in Texas. See “Spirit of St. Louis,” p. 20. Cover photography: Richard M. Romney (front), Phil Shurtleff (back).