“Contents,” New Era, May 1998 New Era May 1998 Volume 28, Number 5 Contents The Message: Your Bishop and YouBishop H. David BurtonHere’s a good friend you should get to know. Long on FaithKristopher SwinsonPhysically, the author is a dwarf, but when it comes to trust in the Lord, he stands tall. In Tune: Plain and Precious Truth Kirstina Rasmussen Everyday Heroes: The Evan ProjectDiane M. HoffmanHow Evan Pressley blessed lives of Chinese orphans on the other side of the world. Idea List: Mom and Dad 101Darrin LythgoeYou love them, and here are some ways to show it. Q&A: Questions and AnswersI’ve been invited to a graduation party. It sounds like it will be fun, but I can’t be sure if there will be drinking. I want to be with my friends that night. What should I do? Mormonad: Use Shelf Control Are We Having FUN Yet?Janet ThomasSuccessful activities have something for everyone. Here’s how to plan them and carry them out. My Worst Date EverName WithheldI had never felt such hurt. But when I turned to the Lord, I had never felt such comfort. City of LightRichard M. RomneyFor young Latter-day Saints in Paris, the city’s nickname takes on new meaning. Fiction: Slow PoisonLarry A. HillerOur band trip took a dangerous turn when we got stuck in a small town. Mormonisms The Bulletin Board Are Mormons Christians?Stephen E. RobinsonWhy do critics accuse us of being non-Christian? A BYU professor provides helpful answers. Yearbook TestimonyDerek TuckerMy message may have surprised Ben, but his response stunned me. FeedbackLetters to the editors Poem: YouMara Haslam Photo of the MonthMatt Reier Cover: Nick Clark and Russ Ellis will tell you that when classes and quorums work the way they should, increased activity and strong friendships result. See “Are We Having FUN Yet?” p. 20. Cover photography: Janet Thomas (front), Matt Reier (back).