The New Era
Teens and Testimonies
What are the keys to gaining your own testimony as a youth and keeping it strong? Read about it on page 16.
Preparing for Missions
In one ward, young men devote one Sunday a month in their Aaronic Priesthood quorum to teaching from Preach My Gospel. Read about this unique way to prepare to serve full-time missions on page 26.
Q&A for Teens with Divorced Parents
Getting some conflicting advice from divorced parents? Turn to the Q&A on page 14 for some comments by other teens facing this dilemma.
In his article “The Tender Mercies of the Lord” on page 2, Elder Bednar discusses how the Lord’s “personal and individualized blessings” strengthen and protect us in troubled times.
This year, 10 issues of the Friend will feature Book of Mormon scripture figures on the inside back cover. See pages 24–25 of the February issue for some ideas about how you and your family can use these figures.
New Q&A Feature in the Friend
The Friend has created a new feature called “Question Corner” that allows children to ask questions and read answers from their peers. Readers can find this new feature every other month in 2012. This month’s question and answers discuss what children can do to get along better with siblings.