“Contents,” New Era, Oct. 1994 New Era October 1994 Volume 24, Number 10 Contents Special Issue: Awesome Australia The Message: Like Sand and SurfElder Rulon G. CravenLDS youth play a major role in the Church’s growth in Australia. In Tune: The Armor of God Kate McSweeney To Do My BestAn interview with Colin Robert NilsenHere’s a look at missionary service through the eyes of a full-blooded aborigine. How I Know: The Perfect TruthStephanie McLeanConfused about school, the Church, and life in general, I turned to One who had the answers. Q&A: Questions and AnswersI try to keep Church standards, but my friends give me a hard time. They say I’m unrealistic and old-fashioned. How should I handle this? Mormonad: Get Lost Awesome AussiesMeet some of the same terrific young Australian Latter-day Saints we met. Near to EternityThe most important building in Australia? It’s definitely the Sydney Temple. Fiction: Make Room for Me, Mate!Crystal SchneiderWere they playing dirty, or were they my friends? Or both? Swim between the FlagsSuzanne N. OwenTo avoid sharks—or sin—the only safe place is within the standards. FYI: For Your Info Everyday Heroes: Pray for HerRichard M. RomneyWhen a gang beat her up, it was the bullies Ava was most concerned about. Bushfire!Alan WakeleyAmidst terrible destruction, these young Latter-day Saints found peace and safety. Mormonisms FeedbackLetters to the editors Poem: My HeroesJoanne Bosse Photo of the MonthRichard M. Romney Cover: Alison Caballero, 15, St. Marys Ward, Sydney Hebersham Stake, poses with joey (a very common name among young kangaroos). Cover photography: Richard M. Romney (front), Jed Clark (back).