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The 20-Mark Note
If you can learn what the Spirit is, then you never need to be alone.
In a Word
Jesus Christ is the perfect example of charity.
Called to Serve
Elder Neil L. Andersen
Get to know the new Apostle.
What about Mom and Dad?
Here’s some advice on appreciating and talking to your parents.
Questions and Answers
“Some of my Church friends argue with nonmenber friends over which religion is true. I know contention is wrong, but how do I let my friends know how I feel about the gospel?”
What One Person Can Do
A young man in the small country of Suriname is making a big difference.
Bagging the Promotion
At last, I was being promoted. But would I have to work on Sundays?
What Joseph Smith Taught
The Power of Forgiving
“We must be merciful to one another, and overlook small things.”
He Will Lift Your Pack
My pack seemed to drag until suddenly I felt lighter than air.
Take the Next Step
Denver teens talk about standing out.
The Extra Smile
I didn’t know it was so easy to get seriously into debt.
To the Point
Why baptize at eight; Mom won’t come to Church; can standards be too high?
MVP: Most Valued Person
I thought she hated me. Why would she want to be like me?
Don’t be afraid to speak out; my first bishop’s interview; timely cover up.
Fourteen-year-old concert pianist John Yoo talks about developing your talents.
We’ve Got Mail
A Walk with My Father