“Contents,” New Era, Oct. 2014, inside front cover–1 New Era Contents In Every Issue 30 For the Strength of Youth Free Agency or Moral Agency?* What is the nature of our power to choose? 36 Sunday Lesson Help How to Ask Questions That Matter*Asking the right questions can help open people’s hearts. 40 To the Point What “divine nature” really means; the meaning of dreams. 41 Come, Follow Me Becoming More Christlike* Use these cards to help youprepare for Sunday lessons on becoming more Christlike. 43 The Extra Smile 44 Questions & Answers “I’m trying to control my thoughts, but there are so many temptations. How can I have cleaner thoughts?” 46 Instant Messages Defended by friends; ancestors becoming real; an unexpected question in a job interview. 48 From Church Leaders How to Find Strength and Success May we have enough faith to accept the goodness of God and the mercy of His Only Begotten Son. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland 49 Conference Poster Learning the Doctrine Elder Richard G. Scott Features 26 The Savior’s Example of Obedience See how Jesus Christ’s obedience set the perfect example for us. 32 Learning More about What’s in Store See how youth in Norway prepared for missionary life. 34 Opposition to My Mission A stake president warned a young man that strange things would happen as he prepared for a mission. 39 Meet the Mormons There are all kinds of Church members out there. A new movie puts this fact on display. Special Section: Their Story, Your Story 2 The Message Missionary, Family History, and Temple Work Preaching the gospel and seeking after our dead are complementary parts of one great work. Elder David A. Bednar 8 Leading Out on Family History At a family history conference in Texas, youth played a leading role. 11 Line upon Line Joseph Smith—History 1:39 Joseph Smith was told of the coming of Elijah early in the Restoration. 12 Family History—I Am Doing It Youth around the world are making a difference in family history work. 15 Mormonad Discover Them, Discover You 16 Why Indexing Matters Follow the five-step process from dusty record rooms to the temple. 18 Blessed, Protected, and Linked with Love See what prophets and apostles have promised you if you participate in family history work. 20 25 Cool Ways to Connect through Family History Write, photograph, share, celebrate, create—in family history, there are many ways to make connections. 24 A Menu for a Great Interview When one young woman interviewed her grandpa, she learned some amazing things.