“Contents,” New Era, June 2002 New Era June 2002 Volume 32, Number 6 Contents The Message: Special WitnessesThe First PresidencyOur prophet and apostles have been called to be witnesses to the world of the divinity of the Lord, Jesus Christ. No Bolt of LightningMandy L. MillerI didn’t know what to expect—an angel, a vision? But I found that a testimony borne by the Spirit was all I needed. Spiritual Bonfires of TestimonyElder Joseph B. WirthlinBuilding a burning testimony isn’t a matter of comfort or convenience; it’s a matter of survival. In Tune: My TestimonyJan Pinborough and Kenneth Plain Q&A: Questions and AnswersI think I have a testimony, but sometimes I have doubts. Does that mean I really don’t have a testimony? What should I do? New Era Poster: Without a Doubt Testimony Zeal in New ZealandShanna GhaznaviMaking good choices and following their Church leaders have helped youth in New Zealand gain testimonies. How Can You Know?Colleen Atwood RileyI objected to my teacher using the words, “I know,” instead of “I believe,” until the day I could say those words myself. Your Prized PossessionYouth from around the world share one precious possession—their testimony of the Savior, Jesus Christ. Of All Things By the Power of the Spirit:Conversion is an individual journey. Here are some of the ways the Holy Spirit has worked in the lives of our leaders.In the Lord’s Way President Boyd K. PackerA Remarkable Feeling Elder F. Melvin HammondI Knew He Cared Carol B. Thomas Hour of ConversionElder Robert K. DellenbachWondering whether you have a testimony of the restored gospel? Read, ponder, and study the Book of Mormon. Why? This holy scripture is the great testifier and converter. Idea List: Testimony CourageAfraid to bear your testimony? Here are some tips to overcome your fear. The Extra Smile New Era Classic: When Your Heart Tells You Things Your Mind Does Not KnowPresident Harold B. LeeThat is conversion—when we understand more than we know with our minds. Reader’s Guide We’ve Got Mail Poem: Floating AlongJolee Kay Lloyd Photo of the MonthElizabeth Gartner Cover: Bearing your testimony is the outward expression of something wonderful that has happened inside you. Cover photography: Craig Dimond (front), John Luke (back).